The King's Exile by Andrew SwanstonThe King's Exile by Andrew Swanston

The King's Exile

byAndrew Swanston

Paperback | May 13, 2014

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The king's cryptographer is deported to Barbados, where further murderous plots and dark secrets abound.
     
Spring, 1648

Thomas Hill is arrested on charges invented by his old enemy Tobias Rush, whom he thought had been executed for treason. He is deported to Barbados where he is indentured to Rush's business partners. 

When news of the King's execution arrives, political stability on the island is threatened. Also in danger is Thomas's sister and nieces back in England, and he knows he must return home to them. However when a fleet commanded by Admiral Sir George Ayscue arrives to take control of the island for Cromwell, his departure is blocked. 

A coded message from Ayscue to a sympathiser on the island is intercepted, and Thomas is asked to decipher it. A potentially disastrous battle seems inevitable, and Thomas volunteers for the dangerous role of envoy to Ayscue. But with his sworn enemy hot on his heels, will Thomas ever find safety and make it home to his family alive?
After reading Law at Cambridge University, ANDREW SWANSTON held various positions in the book trade, including being a director of Waterstone & Co. and chairman of Methven's PLC, before turning to full-time writing. Inspired by a lifelong interest in seventeenth-century history, his Thomas Hill novels are set during the English Civil W...
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Title:The King's ExileFormat:PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 7.8 × 5.02 × 1.2 inPublished:May 13, 2014Publisher:TransworldLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0552166111

ISBN - 13:9780552166119

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