The Black Madonna (Roundheads and Cavaliers, #1)

The Black Madonna (Roundheads and Cavaliers, #1)By the summer of 1639, England is sliding inexorably towards civil war, and the havoc of the times is reflected in the lives of the Maxwells of Thorne Ash n nRed haired and independent of spirit, Kate Maxwell is determined not to let the coming conflict disrupt the lives of those she loves During he

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The King's General

The King's GeneralHonor Harris is only eighteen when she first meets Richard Grenvile, proud, reckless and utterly captivating But following a riding accident, Honor must reconcile herself to a life alone As the English Civil war is waged across the country, Richard rises through the ranks of the army, marries an

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As Meat Loves Salt

As Meat Loves SaltIn the seventeenth century, the English Revolution is under way The nation, seething with religious and political discontent, has erupted into violence and terror Jacob Cullen and his fellow soldiers dream of rebuilding their lives when the fighting is over But the shattering events of war will o

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Red Horse (An Uncivil War #1)

Red Horse (An Uncivil War #1)September 1642, and the storm clouds of civil war are gathering over England After the King raises his standard against his rebellious Parliament, idealistic young Luce Pettitt sees his duty clear to defend the noble cause of freedom against the Royal tyrant He doesn t expect that duty to lie wi

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The Century of Revolution, 1603-1714

The Century of Revolution, 1603-1714There is an immense range of books about the English Civil War, but one historian stands head and shoulders above all others for the quality of his work on the subject In 1961 Christopher Hill first published what has come to be acknowledged as the best concise history of the period, Century of Rev

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The King's Spy (Thomas Hill, #1)

The King's Spy (Thomas Hill, #1)Summer, 1643England is at war with itself King Charles I has fled London, his negotiations with Parliament in tatters The country is consumed by bloodshed For Thomas Hill, a man of letters quietly running a bookshop in the rural town of Romsey, knowledge of the war is limited to the rumours that

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A Splendid Defiance

A Splendid DefianceJustin Ambrose, dashing cavalier and close companion to Prince Rupert, was bored with life in the Royalist garrison in Banbury, until he met the sister of a local merchant Famous for his romantic conquests, Justin had never before let a woman touch his heart n nBut Abby was no ordinary woman She w

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The Bleeding Land (Bleeding Land Trilogy #1)

The Bleeding Land (Bleeding Land Trilogy #1)n England 1642 a nation divided n n nEngland is at war with itself King Charles and Parliament each gather soldiers to their banners Across the land men prepare to fight for their religious and political ideals Civil war has begun n n n A family ripped asunder n n nThe Rivers are landed gentry, and

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The King's Peace, 1637-1641 (The Great Rebellion)

The King's Peace, 1637-1641 (The Great Rebellion)The King s Peace 1637 1641 n nDay by day, almost hour by hour, C V Wedgwood describes the four uneasy years that were to explode into civil war a devastation that cost King Charles his life and won the rebels their revolution Conveying the bewildering momentum of events as the King s peace is overt

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The King's War, 1641-1647 (The Great Rebellion)

The King's War, 1641-1647 (The Great Rebellion)When King Charles came home from Scotland in the autumn of 1641, London was bright with hangings and the fountains ran wine n nWith these words C V Wedgwood begins the second volume of her history of the Great Rebellion which carries the story from 1641 to 1647, from the Parliamentary passage of

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