English Civil War

A Corruptible Crown

By Gillian Bradshaw - Published 2011

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The title is a quote from Charles II’s last speech, though the king makes no appearance in the story. Chapters alternate between ...Read Review

The World Turned Upside Down

By Serena Press - Published 2010

Genres:

Military

The story opens in mid 17th-century England with Elizabeth Clark witnessing the death of her father at a clandestine church meeting when a ...Read Review

Reprobates

By John Stubbs - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

There is a large body of writing about the English Civil War, the events leading up to it and the Cromwellian aftermath. However, ...Read Review

The Preacher’s Bride

By Jody Hedlund - Published 2010

Genres:

Inspirational

Elizabeth Whitbread is a young Puritan woman living in Anglican England during the year 1659. At the opening of the novel, Elizabeth is attending ...Read Review

Fox, Cromwell’s Spy

By Nick McCarty - Published 2009

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Mystery/Crime

I was glad when I reached the end of this book, especially as I am a Royalist sympathiser. The setting is in rural ...Read Review

A Game of Sorrows

By Shona MacLean - Published 2010

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Following on from the excellent The Redemption of Alexander Seaton comes the next novel following the adventures of the teacher-hero of the first ...Read Review

Fox, Cromwell’s Spy

By Nick McCarty - Published 2009

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

I was glad when I reached the end of this book, especially as I am a Royalist sympathiser. The setting is in rural ...Read Review

Alice in Love and War

By Ann Turnbull - Published 2009

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Children/Young Adult

It is 1644: the English Civil War. Orphaned Alice Newcome, age sixteen, is living with her uncle’s family in Devon. When Royalist soldiers ...Read Review

Rebels and Traitors

By Lindsey Davis - Published 2009

Genres:

Epic

Like many an adolescent, Gideon Jukes is a young man rebelling against family constrictions and looking for his own path in life. He ...Read Review

Transgressions

By Erastes - Published 2009

Genres:

Romance

The author of Transgressions (the playfully pen-named Erastes) has set her novel in the England of the 1640s, a time of enormous political ...Read Review