English Civil War

A Ship for the King

By Richard Woodman - Published 2011



Having first gone to sea at the age of sixteen, spending the better part of forty years in various nautical posts, and then ...Read Review

Accidents of Providence

By Stacia M. Brown - Published 2012



Set in England during Cromwell’s interregnum, Accidents of Providence centers on Rachel Lockyer, a glove maker’s apprentice accused of murdering her ...Read Review

The September Queen

By Gillian Bagwell - Published 2011


Biographical FictionRomance

Jane Lane, daughter of an affluent Royalist family during Cromwell’s Commonwealth, longed for adventure over respectable marriage. This she found when the ...Read Review

Cavalier Queen

By Fiona Mountain - Published 2011


Biographical Fiction

In 1624 Henrietta Maria, Princess of France, was betrothed to Charles, future King of England as Charles I. Amongst the English delegates sent over ...Read Review

Fox: Cromwell’s Spy

By Nick McCarty - Published 2009


John Fox is an expert scout, taking the practice into a sort of espionage where he can gain information in towns as well ...Read Review

Devil’s Charge

By Michael Arnold -



When I was at school our history books gave the impression that the English Civil War was a rather gentlemanly affair between romantic ...Read Review

A Corruptible Crown

By Gillian Bradshaw - Published 2011


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



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


By John Stubbs - Published 2011



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



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