English Civil War

To Catch a King: Charles II’s Great Escape

By Charles Spencer - Published 2017

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Nonfiction

In 1649 King Charles I was beheaded in a sad climax to his struggle with Oliver Cromwell’s Puritan government. His eldest son, Charles, ...Read Review

The Welsh Linnet

By A.J. Lyndon - Published 2017

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Saga

This is Book One of the War Without an Enemy series, set during the English Civil War. It opens in July 1642, as divisions ...Read Review

The White King

By Leanda de Lisle - Published 2017Published 2018

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Nonfiction

Charles I of England, the “White King,” a man with an illustrious heritage, was the head of the Anglican Church, to which he ...Read Review

Royal Renegades: The Children of Charles I and the English Civil Wars

By Linda Porter - Published 2017Published 2018

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Nonfiction

One of Charles I’s more attractive qualities was his affection for his wife and children, whose privileged existences were shattered when the ...Read Review

Traitor’s Knot

By Cryssa Bazos - Published 2017

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Elizabeth Seton is shunned as a traitor’s daughter after her father’s actions in the English Civil War, and her mother’s ...Read Review

This Deceitful Light

By Jemahl Evans - Published 2017

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AdventureMilitary

This book, set against the English Civil War, begins with the Battle of Newbury in 1643. The plot includes the murder of a young ...Read Review

The Heritage

By D. J. Presson - Published 2017

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Nick Press and his sister, Anne, live in 17th-century England. The novel spans from the trial and execution of King Charles I to ...Read Review

Aphra Behn: A Secret Life

By Janet Todd - Published 2017

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Mystery/Crime

This revised and updated version of Janet Todd’s masterful biography of Aphra Behn shines a light on one of the most intriguing ...Read Review

The Tyrant’s Shadow

By Antonia Senior - Published 2017

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This is a passionate, richly imagined story set during Oliver Cromwell’s Commonwealth in London, with scenes also in the New World and ...Read Review

The Witchfinder’s Sister

By Beth Underdown - Published 2017

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It’s 1645 in England as Alice Hopkins, a lost and penniless widow, returns to her brother Matthew’s home. Her once-shy brother has ...Read Review