This novel describes Scotland in 1290 when there is no king and two families named the Bruces and the Balliols are trying to take the throne. Robert the Bruce in an increasingly unstable Scotland struggles to secure the crown and face different enemies during his quest. His troubles got magnified when he fell in love with Elizabeth de Burgh who is the daughter of one of his rivals.
The Bruce Trilogy by Nigel Tranter
Originally published: 1972
Author : Nigel Tranter
Original Title : The Bruce Trilogy
ISBN : 0340371862 (ISBN13: 9780340371862)