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A FIRST time writer has written the ‘ bloodthirsty’ true story of a gang of outlaws who roamed the hills around Oban and Nether Lorn.
Before it is even printed, people seem very keen to get their hands on Ane Compact of Villainy by Kilmore woman, Lindsay Campbell.
Lindsay, who has been researching and tramping the hills around Scammadale, Dalavich, Appin and all places in between, said the story is just one of many that she would like to tell.
But what makes the story of outlaws and their eventual death by hanging at Inveraray even more unbelievable is that it is entirely true and comes from historical annals from both Edinburgh and Lochgilphead.
Lindsay said: ‘ These men were living in Scammadale and the Nether Lorn area for 13-14 years but worked throughout the entire area.
‘ They were led by Lachie Campbell, and may have had some connections to the Campbells of Bragleenmore.
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