A Scion of Heroes is fast-moving biography which tells of the extraordinary life of a young man from South West Scotland. It begins during the American Revolutionary War and travels via the Caribbean and Canada onto to the remarkable events in his life as a naval officer in the fight against the tyranny of Napoleon. It ends with drama and scandal in the Scottish Highlands.
A Scion of Heroes is an easy-to-read, fully referenced and researched biography drawing heavily on previously unpublished primary material.
Former Headmaster Stuart McCulloch now lives in the house once occupied by the subject of this fascinating biography, Captain James Murray RN.
Stuart, from New Abbey, Scotland, holds degrees from London, Stirling and Glasgow University and is a well-known researcher and speaker in South West Scotland.