In 1692, on a wintry snowy morning in the Scottish Highlands, young Betsy Stewart barely escapes the village of Glencoe just before King William's order for the massacre of the MacDonald Clan was carried out. The events surrounding Glencoe and a terrifying Royal Coach accident that follows will haunt her throughout her life. Someone knows the secret she carries and will not stop stalking her until he gets revenge. She marries John MacDonald and through a chance meeting, the newlyweds become protégés of a wealthy Admiral and his wife who introduce them into London society. With the help of the Admiral, John receives a commission in the Royal Marines. During his sea voyages, John not only confronts pirates but also spearheads a battle for British control of Gibraltar. His daring sea escapades gain the attention of Queen Anne who bestows great honors and large estates to the couple who soon learn that it all comes at a great price. While John is at sea, Betsy learns to cope without him and finds satisfaction in raising their three children and developing a school to educate young girls. When Bonnie Prince Charlie tries to regain the English throne, their son Kevin joins forces with him, not realizing he is committing treason. After the Prince's terrible defeat at Culloden. Kevin returns home to be forgiveness and hope for a chance at redemption. ”Banners of Honor” is a story about honor and loyalty and a couple whose love surmounts all of life's unexpected turns, both good and bad. Their faith in each other and in a loving God provides them with the strength to work through life's lessons of both joy and tragedy.
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Keith and Barbara Stuart have been writing together for five years. Their mutual interest in historical events made it a natural for their stories to center on fictional historic adventures. Their first novel, “A Good Run,” was published in 2002. In addition, Keith has written, “44 Points,” an autobiography of his Korean War experiences. Barbara has published “Rainstorms and Rainbows”, a collection of newspaper columns she wrote involving ‘art” of raising four children. The couple currently lives in Villa Hills, Kentucky. In addition to writing, the Stuarts enjoy world travel, reading, and being involved in the lives of their many grandchildren.
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