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Marston Moor

Book 6 of The Civil War Chronicles

By Michael Arnold

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The Sixth in The Civil War Chronicles featuring Major Stryker - 'the Sharpe of the Civil War'

The Sixth in The Civil War Chronicles featuring Major Stryker - 'the Sharpe of the Civil War'

FIVE ARMIES
FORTY-SIX THOUSAND MEN
ONE CROWN
THE BIGGEST BATTLE OF THE AGE

2 July 1644. Five armies converge outside York. It will be a battle for honour, glory, and the fate of three kingdoms. And it will pit two great leaders - Oliver Cromwell and Prince Rupert - directly against one another for the first time. It is a day that will change the course of history.

Into the cannon fire and musket smoke marches Major Innocent Stryker, battle-scarred hero of the Royalist cause. He must not only lead his men through the bloody horror and outwit his Parliamentary enemies, but uncover foul treachery on his own side. He will need every shred of experience and determination to survive.

Marston Moor will be the decisive turning point in the British Civil Wars.

This is the thrilling and shocking story of that battle.

Biographical Notes

Michael Arnold lives in Petersfield, Hampshire with his wife and young son. After childhood holidays spent visiting castles and battlefields, he developed a lifelong fascination with the Civil Wars and is a member of Earl Rivers' Regiment of Foote in The Sealed Knot.

Traitor's Blood is the first in The Civil War Chronicles series featuring the unforgettable Captain Stryker and is followed by Devil's Charge (a Sunday Times Historical Fiction Choice of the Year), Hunter's Rage, Assassin's Reign and Warlord's Gold, all of which are published by Hodder & Stoughton. You can find out more about Michael Arnold at www.hodder.co.uk or www.michaelarnold-net, or follow him on Twitter at @MikeArnold01.

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  • ISBN: 9781848547643
  • Publication date: 16 Jul 2015
  • Page count: 432
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Arnold conveys the characters' befuddlement and terror, without losing his grip on the greater ebb and flow of battle. This is masterfully done. — Times
If you like Cornwell you will like Arnold. — Historical Novels Review
The enigmatic Stryker promises much entertainment. — Sunday Times
Arnold writes with such muscular flair the char­acters stride off the pages. — Peterborough Telegraph
The author knows the Civil War inside out, he's got to the heart of it, and it's this mix of knowledge and enthusiasm that has ensnared me in his books . . . The Civil War Chronicles is an outstanding series - Marston Moor, for all its bleakness and violence, is the best. — For Winter Nights
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