Kidnapped is a historical fiction adventure novel written by Scottish novelist, poet, essayist an travel writer Robert Louis Stevenson and published in 1886. Stevenson ranks among 26 most translated authors of the world. Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and this novel are his most famous works. The story goes in around 18th century, when â€œAppin Murderâ€ occurred in 1752 near Ballachulish. Many of book characters were real people. The central character is a young man David Balfour, also a narrator of the book. He is young and naÃ¯ve and his parents recently died. Now he has to make his way in the world. He receives a letter from his greedy uncle convincing him to inherit fortune. He plots to have David seized and sold to slavery. Will his honor and courage help him survive shipwreck and escape kidnapping? Find it out by reading this amazing novel.