A completely gripping, unputdownable story of conspiracy, passion and treason set during the English Civil War.
V. C. Letemendia was born and raised in Oxford and lives in Toronto. After completing a doctorate in Political Theory and lecturing for some years, she chose to pursue a career as a writer and editor. Since childhood she has been fascinated by the English Civil War. This novel, ten years in the making, is her first.
An exciting plot and a swarthy, wonderfully attractive main
character... exciting, heady stuff * Globe and Mail *
Through the eyes of likeable rogue Lawrence Beaumont, Letemendia vividly re-creates the dark world of deceit, distrust and political intrigue which heralds the start of the English Civil War -- Michael Arnold, author of Traitor's Blood
A fiendish plot, full of intrigue and violence, and a richness and depth rare in historical fiction - I loved it -- Ben Kane
I thoroughly enjoyed it. It's a brilliant read... My only complaint is that I've now got to wait for the next installment! -- Susanna Gregory
Conspiracy, passion and treason in the English Civil War * Woman & Home *