Rosemary Goring After Flodden

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After Flodden

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In 1513, in the aftermath of Flodden, a young woman is searching for her brother lost on the battlefield. Five centuries after the battle, the story of those violent, blood-soaked times is brought to life by Rosemary Goring in a novel rich in history, political intrigue, high adventure and romance.

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'A highly readable tale that beautifully evokes the chaos in the aftermath of the disastrous battle' --Scottish Field

'A well-crafted tale which drives forward with unremitting pace' --Scotland on Sunday

'Very good indeed, and hugely enjoyable' --Allan Massie, The Scotsman

'A compelling story that weaves deftly amongst historical fact and fiction' --We Love This Book

'Very good indeed, and hugely enjoyable' --Allan Massie, The Scotsman

Four Stars - 'combines a subtle and luminous prose with a brilliant depiction of a nation in the throes of a shattering military defeat. An engrossing read, After Flodden is a tremendous romance, a tale of blood, slaughter, treachery, devotion and adventure.' --East Lothian Life

'Very good indeed, and hugely enjoyable' --Allan Massie, The Scotsman

'An epic adventure on a grand scale . . . By combining fact with fiction, the author has skilfully merged the thrill of conspiracy with a touch of romance . . . The sights, sounds and smells of sixteenth century Scotland are impressively reproduced' --Newbooks

'A fast-paced adventure story that will delight fans of the genre' --The Lady

'A swashbuckling tale in the best tradition of adventure fiction . . . charged with melancholy and menace' --Times Literary Supplement

'A fast-paced adventure story that will delight fans of the genre' --The Lady

'Goring has a fine story to tell, a keen sense of place, and the ability to evoke mood. It's a compelling and gripping novel' --Scotsman

'A fast-paced adventure story that will delight fans of the genre' --The Lady

'[A] beautiful and highly acclaimed debut novel' --Observer

'A fast-paced adventure story that will delight fans of the genre' --The Lady

About the Author:

Rosemary Goring was born in Dunbar and studied social and economic history at the University of St Andrews; and, after graduation, worked at W&R Chambers as a reference editor. Rosemary was the literary editor of Scotland on Sunday, followed by a brief spell as editor of Life & Work, the Church of Scotland's magazine, before returning to newspapers as literary editor of the Herald, and later also of the Sunday Herald. In 2007 she published Scotland: The Autobiography: 2000 Years of Scottish History By Those Who Saw it Happen, which has since been published in America and Russia.

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