'Orkney and Shetland in danger'. The adventure of Saint-Faust, who temporarily diverted British Troops and created the threat of a potential attack on Shetland, Orkney and the North of Scotland with a small Franco-Batavian squadron during the Napoleonic War. Hardback, by P Fereday.
Combining meticulous research with personal interviews, J D M Robertson gives a fascinating account of a turbulent and oppressive period in the annals of the Northern Isles, mainly, but not exclusively, between the years 1755 and 1815. Hardback.