Published Apr 2015
Set against the terrible struggle of the English Civil War and the dark plots of the Commonwealth, Rebels and Traitors tells of soldiers, adventurers, aristocrats and kings, tradesmen, politicians, radicals and scavengers – and the hopes and dreams that carried them through one of the most turbulent eras of English history. Men who never imagined fighting a war risk their lives; women strive to keep families and businesses together through years of deprivation; innocents are caught up in bloodshed and terror.
After years of struggle, star-crossed lovers, on opposite sides of the Parliamentarian/Royalist divide, are brought together by fate on one of the significant dates of the struggles and in the aftermath. But after the adversity and loss of war, a dark shadow will continue to lurk over them, and even in peace the past is not far behind.