About the Author

Robert Grant is a retired lawyer living in Fergus and Southampton Ontario. His love of history, writing, law and the game of curling have blended to produce this work. His studies took him through those disciplines at University yet he always harboured a desire to tell a make-up story. He has curled internationally particularly in Scotland and dealt with tangled estates in his law practice. The joy of writing motivates him through the chapters touching on many mainstream issues of the time. The epilogue of this book begs a sequel.

Ailsa Stone

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From the mine at Ailsa Stone on the west coast of Scotland to the fishing boats of Aberdeen in the east, young Stuart deals with prejudice, class distinction and the misunderstanding of epilepsy.  His union with Regina is both loving and sadly disasterous.  Unknowingly smitten by the Fraser curse, his family will face it head on.

Their son Ewen is gripped by the struggle in determining his clan heritage and the truth surrounding his emigration from Scotland to Canada.  He will lean on a talisman – a small curling stone – that leads him through the courts.  "Death pays dividends".


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