Royalist On The Run by John Gilbert

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"Solomon Hawke is the son of a wealthy landowner who is a strong supporter of Charles 1.
In 1643 at the start of the civil war in England, Solomon is sent north from Oxford to escape a deadly rival and his adventures include fighting for a Scottish nobleman and a Barbary Corsair.
The story follows his efforts to survive fighting on the losing side and at the same time trying to rescue his family from the wrath of Cromwell.
Solomon is a strong, well educated, if rather naïve young man when he goes to Scotland at the age of 18 and despite being a dying military practice, his skill as an archer often comes in handy. He soon however, becomes well versed in the arts associated with the modern military matters, politics and romance."

About John Gilbert

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John Gilbert has been around sports his entire life. The son of the late Wally Gilbert, Duluth's greatest athlete (Brooklyn Dodgers, Duluth Eskimos, pre-NBA pro basketball, and Duluth curling), he has written about hockey at all levels. A former Minneapolis Star Tribune writer, Gilbert now reports for various magazines and radio stations. He continues to play amateur baseball in his attempt to avoid reaching retirement age.
Published May 1, 2012 by AuthorHouse. 278 pages
Genres: Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Crime. Fiction

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