• Checkmate

  • Book Six in the Legendary Lymond Chronicles
  • By: Dorothy Dunnett
  • Narrated by: David Monteath
  • Length: 28 hrs and 38 mins
  • 5.0 out of 5 stars (111 ratings)

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Checkmate

By: Dorothy Dunnett
Narrated by: David Monteath
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Publisher's summary

Sixth in the legendary Lymond Chronicles, Checkmate takes place in 1557, where Francis Crawford of Lymond is once again in France, leading an army against England. But even as the Scots adventurer succeeds brilliantly on the battlefield, his haunted past becomes a subject of intense interest to forces on both sides.

©2010 Dorothy Dunnett (P)2019 Random House Audio

Critic reviews

“Exciting, dangerous, fascinating.” (The Boston Globe)

“[Dunnett’s] hero...is as polished and perceptive as Lord Peter Wimsey and as resourceful as James Bond.” (The New York Times Book Review)

“A masterpiece of historical fiction.” (The Washington Post)