The Castilians: Gripping Scottish Historical Fiction - the Siege of St Andrews Castle, V E H Masters
  • $7.62
    • Facebook Share
    • Twitter Share
    • Pinterest Share

Details

The Castilians: Gripping Scottish Historical Fiction - the Siege of St Andrews Castle

Author: V E H Masters

Series: The Seton Chronicles #1

Narrator: Beverley Wright

Unabridged: 8 hr 10 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Findaway Voices

Published: 12/14/2021

Genre: Fiction - Historical - Renaissance

Synopsis

‘Historical Fiction at its absolute best.’ Booklymatters

‘By the end...I find myself hoping for a sequel, which shows how much I enjoyed this excellent novel.' Historical Novel Society Review

Finalist, Wishing Shelf Book Awards

Runner-up, SAW Barbara Hammond Trophy

1546 and Scotland is under attack from Henry VIII, determined to marry his son to the infant Mary, Queen of Scots. A few among the Scottish lairds are eager for this alliance too. They kill Cardinal Beaton, who is Mary’s great protector, and take St Andrews Castle, expecting rescue any day from England.

Local lad Will is among them, fighting for the Protestant cause. His activities place his family in grave danger, forcing his sister Bethia into an unwelcome alliance. As the long siege unravels, Bethia and Will struggle over where their loyalties lie and the choices they each must make — to save their family, or stay true to their beliefs and follow their hearts

This debut novel closely follows the historical events of the siege of St Andrews Castle, and its dramatic re-taking.

Recommended

Jane the Quene
Jane the Quene
by Janet Wertman

"One of the Best Books of 2016" - Open Letters Monthly; Finalist, 2016 Novel of the Year - Underground Book Reviews; Semi-Finalist - 2017 M.M. Bennetts Award?All Jane Seymour wants is a husband; but when she catches the eye of a volatile king, she i...

Narrator: Janet Wertman
Published: 07/14/2022

A Man of Honor, or Horatio's Confessions
A Man of Honor, or Horatio's Confessions
by J. A. Nelson

How far would you go to keep a deathbed promise?Surrounded by the bodies of slain monarchs, a dying prince extracts a promise from his friend, Horatio: “Tell my story.” Rival kings of warring nations strive to lay claim to the throne, no...

Narrator: Alex Knox
Published: 03/01/2020

Sex and the City of Ladies Rewriting History with Cleopatra, Lucrezia Borgia and Catherine the Great
Sex and the City of Ladies
by Lisa Hilton

Array In 1405 Christine de Pisan took up the pen to defend her maligned sex. Her book, , was built around preserving women's reputations from the slights and misunderstandings of history. In it the author is visited by three spirits – Justice,...

Narrator: Karen Cass
Published: 09/03/2020

Mira's Way
Mira's Way
by Amy Maroney

History brims with silenced stories. Will Mira's be one of them? Mira’s Way, Book 2 of The Miramonde Series, continues the mesmerizing tale of a Renaissance-era female artist and the modern-day art scholar who risks everything to learn her sec...

Narrator: Meg Price
Published: 04/01/2022

The Sheriff's Catch A Historical Blockbuster With Depth
The Sheriff's Catch
by James Vella-Bardon

Winner of the "Best Novel" and "Best Historical Fiction" categories at "The 2019 International Royal Dragonfly Book Awards."Abel de Santiago is a man on the run. Once a famous sniper, Abel finds himself a survivor of the Spanish Armada shipwrecks in...

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Published: 07/15/2022

The Justice Of The Duke Tales of Cesare Borgia
The Justice Of The Duke
by Rafael Sabatini

Swashbuckling novelist Rafael Sabatini brings Cesare Borgia to life!Cesare Borgia, former cardinal, Duke of Valentinois and Romanga, has been a figure of awe and scorn for generations. For four hundred years the romance of Borgia's tumultuous life h...

Narrator: Wesley Scott
Published: 05/03/2022

The Silkworm Keeper A captivating historical novel of Renaissance Italy
The Silkworm Keeper
by Deborah Swift

Rome 1638Old sins have long shadows ~ Italian ProverbGiulia Tofana never wanted to be a nun, but she is determined to atone for her past misdeeds by making her new monastery a success.When an unexpected disaster closes the convent, Gi...

Narrator: Diana Croft
Published: 01/18/2022

The Warrior and Lady Rebel Warrior Brides Series Book 1
The Warrior and Lady Rebel
by Teresa Smyser

Lightning and thunder crash around her as Elizabeth runs from her pursuer. She rests for only a moment ... or so she thinks. Castles ... swords ... men of war ... Elizabeth is stunned! How did she arrive in England? Who brought her here? As she...

Narrator: Marli Watson
Published: 06/01/2021

The Poison Keeper An enthralling historical novel of Renaissance Italy
The Poison Keeper
by Deborah Swift

Naples 1633Aqua Tofana – One drop to heal. Three drops to kill.Giulia Tofana longs for more responsibility in her mother’s apothecary business, but Mamma has always been secretive and refuses to tell her the hidden keys to her succe...

Narrator: Diana Croft
Published: 12/20/2021
{"id":"6266916","ean":"9781838251529","abr":"Unabridged","title":"The Castilians: Gripping Scottish Historical Fiction - the Siege of St Andrews Castle","subtitle":"Gripping Scottish Historical Fiction - the Siege of St Andrews Castle","author":"V E H Masters","rating_average":"0","narrator":"Beverley Wright","ubr_id":"6266916","abr_id":"0","ubr_price":"13.26","abr_price":"0.00","ubr_memprice":"7.96","abr_memprice":"0.00","ubr_narrator":"Beverley Wright","abr_narrator":"","ubr_length":"Unabridged: 8 hr 10 min","abr_length":"Abridged: "}