The Tacksman's Daughter

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Donna Scott

Donna Scott is an award-winning author of 17th and 18th century historical fiction.  Before embarking on a writing career, she spent her time in the world of academia.  She earned her BA in English from the University of Miami and her MS and EdD (ABD) from Florida International University.  Her first novel, Shame the Devil, which follows a young Scot's journey for revenge after Parliamentarian soldiers kill his mother, received a first place Chaucer Award for historical fiction and a Best Book designation from Chanticleer International Book Reviews.  Her novel, The London Monster, is a mystery based on the historical villain who terrorized women in late 18th century London.  It won a first place Goethe Award for excellence in historical fiction.  Her latest novel, The Tacksman's Daughter, based on the real events of the Glencoe Massacre in 1692, is up for a CIBA Award as well.