Author C. J. Richardson transports her readers to the febrile and tumultuous world of the aftermath of dissolution in her latest book, The Rippon Spurrier. - Reedsy Discovery
'Marching alongside his master in a holy war would be a dream come true.'
He never expected it to endanger everyone he loved.
Gifted spurrier Robert Grey jumped at the chance to march in a rebellion against the heretic Queen Elizabeth. A committed Catholic, he is ready to lay his life down for his faith.
But now, his beloved wife Catherine and their precious unborn baby are threatened.
As the danger around him grows closer, Robert's lifelong friend turns against him, and the mystery of his father's death haunts his sleepless nights. Robert is determined to uncover the secrets of his past. But one man will stop at nothing to ensure those secrets remain buried.
Distrusted and hunted from all sides, Robert and Catherine must fight with all they have to save their family, friendships, and honor.
But first - they have to stay alive.
If you loved Philippa Gregory's The Lady of the Rivers and Alison Weir's Six Tudor Queens series, you will love this meticulously researched and cleverly written historical novel by C. J. Richardson. Cozy up with this sweeping renaissance historical adventure and travel to the faraway shore of Northeast England!