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★ The Candlemass Road PDF / Epub ✈ Author George MacDonald Fraser – Anniecroona.co To the young Lady Margaret Dacre raised in the rich security of ueen Elizabeth's court the Scottish border was a land of blood and brutal violence and her broad inheritance lay at the mercy of the outTo the young Lady Margaret Dacre raised in the rich security of ueen Elizabeth's court the Scottish border was.

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The Candlemass Road Kindle ✓ The Candlemass PDF or ✓ ePUB anniecroona.co He is best known for his Flashman series of historical novels purportedly written by Harry Flashman a fictional coward and bully originally created by Thomas Hughes in Tom Brown's School Days The novels are presented as packets of memoirs written by the nonagenarian Flashman who looks back on his days as a hero of the British Army during the 19th century The series begins with Flashman and

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  1. David David says:

    The Candlemass Road Kindle ✓ The Candlemass PDF or ✓ ePUB anniecroona.co candlemass ebok, road free, The Candlemass pdf, The Candlemass Road KindleThis entertaining novella plus long end notes as of June 2011 is available as a Kindle download for 199 from Subtract one star if you haven't read The Steel Bonnets by the same author or possess a thorough knowledge of the Border region because otherwise all this talk about Marches and evil Nixons might lead you to believe that this is some sort of obscure allegory about US politics in the 1970sI'd file this under “excellent beach reads for the over educated” with a cross reference in “shame it wasn't commercially successful” I


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    The Candlemass Road Kindle ✓ The Candlemass PDF or ✓ ePUB anniecroona.co candlemass ebok, road free, The Candlemass pdf, The Candlemass Road KindleMiss Dacre the protagonist returns to her late Grandfather's landsestate to be faced with a crisis almost instantly One of her tennant families is being blackmailedThe setting is the lawless Borders region near Carlisle in Northwest England an


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    The Candlemass Road Kindle ✓ The Candlemass PDF or ✓ ePUB anniecroona.co candlemass ebok, road free, The Candlemass pdf, The Candlemass Road KindleCompletely different from any of the books I've read in a long timeIt's hard to imagine that an author who passed away comparatively recently in 2008 could write a book like this one It takes place during the reign of ueen Elizabeth when apparently the area called the Border between England and Scotland was completely at the mercy of a wild bunch of outlaws who made their own law They also made their living by extorting protection money from the poorest of the poor the peasants who lived in pitiful cabins and were at the mercy of all the brigands who came along This story tells of one who defies a gang of these outlaws at the behest of Lady Margaret Dacre who has inherited a large property that contains the homes of the unfortunate peasants who live at the mercy of the outlaws as the government is unable to provide any protection It is written in a style that caused me to go back and re


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    The Candlemass Road Kindle ✓ The Candlemass PDF or ✓ ePUB anniecroona.co candlemass ebok, road free, The Candlemass pdf, The Candlemass Road KindleNicely written good characters and atmosphere It's essentially a one event novel with the good brevity concision focus and bad brevity lack of character development that that brings I would have given three and a half stars if I could have


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    The Candlemass Road Kindle ✓ The Candlemass PDF or ✓ ePUB anniecroona.co candlemass ebok, road free, The Candlemass pdf, The Candlemass Road KindleTen years ago in the midst of some mad genealogical research I discovered some of my ancestors were of English stock and they came from the English Scottish border and the clan was reiversThis lead to a long spell of research and reading Among the books about reivers which I read and my spellchecker does not even recognize was


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    The Candlemass Road Kindle ✓ The Candlemass PDF or ✓ ePUB anniecroona.co candlemass ebok, road free, The Candlemass pdf, The Candlemass Road KindleInteresting book The language which is very much of the 16th century when the book is set is at first a little slowing but you uickly get used to it and the pace is fast The plot is really an episode in Border history border between England and Scotland based on a few facts and expanded into fiction written from the point of view of a foreign priest who is an outsider in a nominally Protestant border country appalled at the violence and cruelty of the region George MacDonald Fraser was a writer who built action and plot brilliantly and had enough interest in history and historical accuracy to set them well


  7. Angela Angela says:

    The Candlemass Road Kindle ✓ The Candlemass PDF or ✓ ePUB anniecroona.co candlemass ebok, road free, The Candlemass pdf, The Candlemass Road KindleLord Dacre has kept the peace in the borderlands by ruthlessly punishing bandits When he dies his threat dies with him leaving the Anglo Scottish borders vulnerable to the outlaws His daughter Lady Dacre has been raised in genteel fashion in the court of uee


  8. Tim Tim says:

    The Candlemass Road Kindle ✓ The Candlemass PDF or ✓ ePUB anniecroona.co candlemass ebok, road free, The Candlemass pdf, The Candlemass Road KindleThis is a novel based in the same time and place as the Steel Bonnets also by George MacDonald Fraser Steel Bonnets is a history but Fraser is a novelist as well as an historian and it is no surprise that he would base a novel upon the research he did for the history Based on reviews I have read by others I suspect it helps to read Steel Bonnets first because it gives the reader a lot of context to understand the social and political pressures of the 16th century in the Debatable Lands


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    The Candlemass Road Kindle ✓ The Candlemass PDF or ✓ ePUB anniecroona.co candlemass ebok, road free, The Candlemass pdf, The Candlemass Road KindleVivid characters in violent times what could a reader ask for? This is story telling at its best packed with tension from beginning to end spiced with humor and a faint touch of romance The Elizabethan style English may be a barrier for some readers but for me the authenticity of the language made the story enjoyable There is also a fair amount of violence so be warned Highly recommended for all fans of historical fiction


  10. Joe B Joe B says:

    The Candlemass Road Kindle ✓ The Candlemass PDF or ✓ ePUB anniecroona.co candlemass ebok, road free, The Candlemass pdf, The Candlemass Road KindleMy favourite GMF novel and perhaps favourite novel It deals with the lawless land between Scotland and England and has some archaic language which I think is explained in a glossary at the back of the book The protagonist is a Roman Catholic Priest whose parishioner was the local nob cum warlord sheriff and his liege lord before he died Now that the nob is dead his granddaughter recently returned from peaceful Surrey or Bucks inherits the anarchy


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