Troubador The Orange Autumn

Released: 28/04/2017

ISBN: 9781788036337

eISBN: 9781788031844

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The Orange Autumn


England is once more a divided nation...

It is 1688 and James ll is on the throne of England. But James is not popular – and he is a Catholic. The situation is dangerously volatile. Although Duke of Monmouth’s rebellion has failed, with bloody consequences, there are still many who desire to replace James with a Protestant monarch. Among these are Philip Devalle, who has been James’ open enemy in the past, and Philip’s brother-in-law. Giles Fairfield, who fought in Monmouth’s doomed uprising. Neither will prosper in a country ruled by King James. However, there is an alternative. For Philip, virtually a prisoner on his estate, and Giles, an exile from his native land, it would mean taking great risks. Failure would be disastrous for them both…but success could bring great rewards!

The Orange Autumn is an inspired retelling of a particularly turbulent period of English history. A tale of political unrest, intrigue, scandal and plots, it will equally appeal to those with an interest in the era, as well as those looking to expand upon their own historical knowledge.

Flowers of Languedoc, the 6th book in the Philip Devalle series is now being published and will be out soon!

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ByEmma Newellon 6 August 2017
Format: Paperback
Awsome novel! This authors work shows further depth in her story telling with new aspects to her characters personalities and attention to detail in her history. This the 4th novel I have reason is this series and it keeps getting better. An enlightening view of the history of William of Orange, I have learned a lot and enjoyed the adventures of the fictional characters weaved into this important part of history. The lead character Philip as always has my total and utter support!!!

by Emma

It was amazing This historical novel is set in the 17th century during the reign of King James II. It’s beautifully written, gently paced and it gives a lot of insight in people’s lives and what was going on out of sight of the public during this turbulent period of time.

by By Richard Gough-Buijs

Judith Thomson

Brought up in Lincolnshire, Judith studied Art in Leicester before moving to Sussex, where she still lives.

She is passionate about the seventeenth century and has gained much inspiration from visits to Paris and Versailles. She has written several stories based around actual events of the period, set in both England and France, and following the lives of some of the same characters.

She likes to paint, enjoys boating on the French canals and scuba diving in the Red Sea. She has helped on a local archaeological dig and enjoys exploring the ancient landscape of Britain as well as following Native American trails in the deserts of southwest U.S.A.

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