For Fleance, only son of Banquo, Thane of Lochaber, the time has come to make a choice. Since his father's brutal murder Fleance has been hiding in the woods of Northern England. Now he must unmask his enemies and discover why he is plagued by his father's ghost. But everything in life has a price...
How do you choose between love and honour? Fleance, the 2-year old son of Scottish thane Banquo has been living rough in the words of northern England since he escaped on that fateful night ten years ago when his father was brutally murdered. He has never told anyone who he is because he has yet to discover who wanted him dead but he has learnt things - how to survive, how to use a cross bow, how not to trust anyone, but also how to love. But before he can truly give himself to the beautiful Rosie, Fleance must avenge the murder of his father and claim what is rightfully his. Through good luck or chance Fleance journeys to Scotland and meets the charismatic Duncan, 22-years-old and next in line to the throne. The two men are opposites - Fleance dark and mysterious, Duncan fair and open. We also meet Duncan's sister Rachel, beautiful and royal and at the same time a gentle foil to Rosie's passionate nature. With the throne of Scotland waiting to be claimed the choices facing Fleance will change his life forever while the secrets from his past threaten to bring down the throne of Scotland. An epic tale of love, loss and revenge set amidst the turmoil of Scotland after Macbeth.