The Silsden Hoard: West Yorkshire’s Mysterious Treasure

by Katherine Clements   One coin marks the first to go A second bodes the fall The third will seal a sinner’s fate The Devil take them all… So recites Mercy Booth, the protagonist of my latest novel, recalling an old folkloric rhyme, remembered from her childhood. The...

Lady Anne Clifford – travelling 17thC style, with 40 carts

You can’t live in the Westmorland area and not know anything about Lady Anne Clifford. In the 17th century she travelled around her vast Northern estates accompanied by more than forty carts which contained everything she needed to make herself comfortable at...

The Smoke of her Burning by M C Logue

The Smoke of her Burning  Ladies and gentlemen, I’d like to introduce you to one Captain – Colonel, now – Holofernes Babbitt.  Hollie to his friends. A man who begins the Uncivil Wars series as a disaffected mercenary cavalry captain in the Army of...