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Whisky Wars - Riots And Murders In The 19th-Century Highlands and Islands

$10.00

The Highlands and Islands of Scotland are full of iconic places, beautiful landscapes and flourishing wildlife, but its past has seen horrifying and brutal crime of all sorts.

Life in the Highlands of the 19th century was not easy. The glens and moors were home to poachers and whisky smugglers, while the towns were often ready to explode into riot and disorder. Even the Hebridean seas had their dangers, while the Islands seethed discontent.

A fascinating insight into life in the Highlands and Islands as the forces of law and order battled to bring peace to a troubled land. 

‘History buffs and crime fans will be equally intrigued by this atmospheric account of the law-makers and law-breakers of past times’ Daily Record