Tyrant’s Shadow, The

Antonia Senior

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Atlantic Books

Published: 4th Jan '18

£8.99

A richly imagined tale of tests of passion and loyalty, set against the backdrop of Oliver Cromwell’s rule.

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Description

[Senior’s] vivid characters [capture] this chaotic era with a lively sense of how it must have felt to those living through it – The TimesA court without a kingdom, a kingdom without a king…England, 1652: since Charles I’s execution the land has remained untethered, the people longing for change. When Patience Johnson meets preacher Sidrach Simmonds, she believes her destiny is to become his wife and help him spread the Lord’s word. Simmonds sees things quite differently. Patience’s brother Will has been bestowed the job of lawyer to Oliver Cromwell. Tasked with aiding England’s most powerful man, he must try to overcome his grief after the loss of his wife. Then Sam Challoner, Will’s brother-in-law, returns unannounced after years in exile, forcing Will and Patience to question their loyalties: one to a ruler, the other, a spouse. Who do they choose to save? Themselves, their loved ones or their country…

Additional information

Weight 0.258 kg
Dimensions 22 × 129 × 198 mm
Page Count 368