Order of Nigel Tranter Books
Nigel Tranter (1909-2000) was a Scottish historian and author. He was born in Glasgow and attended George Heriot’s School in Edinburgh. Nigel went onto become an accountant, working for his uncle’s company, the Scottish National Insurance Company. He served as part of the Royal Artillery during World War II, serving in East Anglia. As an author, Nigel is perhaps best known for his historical fiction and non-fiction, focusing on books on castles and Scottish history. He also wrote adventure, western and children’s novel as well as books on travel.
Nigel Tranter became a published author in 1935 with the non-fiction book The Fortalices and Early Mansions of Southern Scotland, 1400-1650. His debut as a novelist came in 1937 with the novel Trespass. Below is a list of Nigel Tranter’s books in order of when they were originally released:
Publication Order of MacGregor Trilogy Books
Publication Order of Master Of Gray Trilogy Books
Publication Order of Bruce Trilogy Books
|The Steps To The Empty Throne||(1969)|
|The Path of the Hero King||(1970)|
|The Price of the King's Peace||(1971)|
Publication Order of Montrose Books
Publication Order of House Of Stewart Trilogy Books
Publication Order of James V Trilogy Books
Publication Order of Mary Stewart Trilogy Books
Publication Order of Standalone Novels
Publication Order of Fortified House In Scotland Non-Fiction Books
Publication Order of Queen’s Scotland Non-Fiction Books
Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books
Note: Outlaw of the Highlands: Rob Roy was also published as Rob Roy MacGregor.
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Nigel Tranter Synopsis: The Gilded Fleece by Nigel Tranter is a story set in Wester Ross in 1809, when the fear of a Napoleonic invasion was widespread and raising meat and wool prices caused many landowners to begin clearing the highlands for sheep farming. Adam Metcalfe is sent to work as Deputy Factor of Menardmore on the estate of Lord Alcaster.
Tinker’s Pride is a standalone title by Nigel Tranter. When a Highland estate changes hands, there is trouble brewing for Alastair MacIver, a tinker who lives off the land in the remote valleys of his ancestors. The new laird is not about to let a tinker hunt and fish at his expense, and their conflict leads to a spell in the local jail for Alastair.