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Read and encounter the events of the English Civil War told through this gripping saga.
Tom, a poor Nantwich briner, has an encounter with King James I in 1617 with unforeseen consequences. Romance, heartache and war ensue, but can the peace of this Cheshire man be restored, when he finds the mystifying ‘great melting mountain’? Can his nation and loved ones be restored to peace as he plays his part through the monumental events of the English Civil War?  Walk through the streets of this 17th Century Cheshire town; witness the tearing down of the ancient Sandbach crosses; share the fear and pain of lives afflicted by the Black Scourge; visit a Cheshire Prophet; discover the strategies of war in Europe and in the Civil War; meet the celebrated Oliver Cromwell on his rise to power; witness the execution of King Charles I; live through the events of the battles, both national and personal, that draw together in this absorbing  and accurately researched story of the times.

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