English Civil War

Newes from the Dead

By Mary Hooper - Published 2009


Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

1650. This is based on the true story of Anne Green, a young, naïve maidservant who is taken in by a young gentleman, ...Read Review

God’s Executioner: Oliver Cromwell and the Conquest of Ireland

By Micheál Ó Siochrú - Published 2008



God’s Executioner opens in October 1649 with the seizing of the Charlemont fort in County Armagh and continues through to a conclusion in 1689 ...Read Review

Troublesome Thomas

By Jenny Sullivan - Published 2007


Children/Young Adult

South Wales. 1645. Ten-year-old Thomas Mansell is in disgrace and he is sent away to stay with his uncle and aunt and his two ...Read Review

Sword of the Highlands

By Veronica Wolff - Published 2008



Readers are whisked back in time in this sexy tale set in the Scottish Highlands. Magdalen Deacon, a curator at New York’s ...Read Review

Restoration Lady

By Sue Allan - Published 2008


If, like me, you have read and enjoyed Mayflower Maid and Jamestown Woman you will be eager to read the concluding part of ...Read Review

The Butcher of Smithfield

By Susanna Gregory - Published 2008



London 1663: Lord Clarendon’s spy Thomas Chaloner returns from a foreign assignment to an unfriendly greeting from his unreasonable paymaster. He has three ...Read Review

The Winter Prince

By Cheryl Sawyer - Published 2007



Sawyer delivers up a broad canvas of love and war set against the backdrop of the early years of England’s Civil War. ...Read Review

Forged in the Fire

By Ann Turner - Published 2005


Children/Young Adult

This captivating story is the sequel to No Shame, No Fear. It works as a stand-alone book relating the story of William and ...Read Review

The Seeds of Sin

By Anne Herries - Published 2006



After the death of Cromwell and the restoration of Charles Stuart to the throne of England, Sir Rupert Saunders returns from exile at ...Read Review

Lovers and Enemies

By Anne Herries - Published 2005



  Caroline Saunders always expected to marry Harry Mortimer, the ne’er-do-well son of her parents’ closest friends. But when dissent between King ...Read Review