Elizabeth Laird – The betrayal of Maggie Blair
A different kind of injustice is addressed in this book. This is a novel set in the late 1600s in Scotland. It is a time of conflict between the Church (the Presbyterians) and the State (King Charles II, when religion was all about good and evil, being right and no tolerance for difference, sinners or witches. The heroine of the story Maggie Blair escapes the fate of grandmother who was executed for being witch and runs for her life. She ends up at her Uncle’s place who as a Presbyterian refuses to swear loyalty to the king. So follows the persecution of him, and his family and a fight for Maggie to uphold not only what she thinks is right but her innocence of being a witch and a church dissenter.