Bruar's Rest

Bruar's Rest
Author: Jess Smith
Language English
Pages: 352
ISBN10: 1841589365
Genre: Cultural
Goodreads Rating: 3.50
ISBN13: 9781841589367
Published: April 1st 2011 by Birlinn Ltd

Bruar's Rest is an epic tale of love and loyalty set against the backdrop of World War One. The story opens in the Highlands at the beginning of the twentieth century. The gypsy wife of wild drunkard Rory Stewart dies giving birth to their second son. Many years pass, and Rory and his sons are root travellers on the roads of Scotland. One night, during a winter storm, they save another traveller family from freezing to death in a blizzard. Bruar Stewart and one of the girls he rescues, the hot-blooded and beautiful Megan, fall in love. But the First World War is declared, tearing their lives apart. Bruar is reported missing in action, and Megan sets off on a long and perilous journey to find him.

An epic tale of love and loyalty by the author of the spellbinding autobiographical trilogy, Jessie's Journey.