Historical Stories of Betrayal

A collection of short stories exploring the topics of betrayal, treason and perfidy.


Publisher  :  Historical Fictioneers
ASIN  :  B08NGJXM6L

~ Synopsis

"Loyalty breaks as easily as a silken thread"

Misplaced trust, power hunger, emotional blackmail, and greed haunt twelve characters from post-Roman Britain to the present day. And betrayal by family, lover, comrade can be even more devastating.

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Here are a dozen tales by twelve accomplished writers who explore these historical yet timeless challenges.

The contributors are:

AD455 Derek Birks Roman leader Ambrosius is caught in a whirlpool of shifting allegiances.
AD940 Annie Whitehead Alyeva and cleric Dunstan navigate the dangers of the Anglo Saxon court.
1185 Charlene Newcomb Knight Stephan fights for comradeship, duty, and honour. But what about love?
1330 Anna Belfrage The powerful Edmund of Kent enters a tangled web of intrigue.
1403 Mercedes Rochelle Thomas Percy must decide whether to betray his sovereign or his family.
1457 Amy Maroney Estelle is invited to the King of Cyprus’s court, but deception awaits.
1483 Elizabeth St.John Has Elysabeth made the right decision to bring Prince Edward to London?
1484 Judith Arnopp Margaret Beaufort contemplates the path to treason.
1577 Tony Riches Francis Drake contends with disloyalty at sea.
1650 Cryssa Bazos Can James Hart, Royalist highwayman, stop a nemesis destroying his friend?
1718 Helen Hollick Pirate Anne Bonny, her lover Calico Jack, and a pirate hunter. Who will win?
1849 / Alison Morton Carina must discover her ancestor’s betrayer in Italy or face ruin.
present day


~ Helen's contribution
There's more to the traditionally-told tale of female pirate Anne Bonny and her lover, Calico Jack Rackham - especially when pirate Captain Jesamiah Acorne is also involved…

Published in e-book format


~ Reviews

"I read this anthology from start to finish in a matter of days… Each story is gripping."
Discovering Diamonds Reviews


Historical Stories of Betrayal

A collection of short stories exploring the topics of betrayal, treason and perfidy.
Publisher  :  Historical Fictioneers
ASIN  :  B08NGJXM6L
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~ Synopsis

"Loyalty breaks as easily as a silken thread"

Misplaced trust, power hunger, emotional blackmail, and greed haunt twelve characters from post-Roman Britain to the present day. And betrayal by family, lover, comrade can be even more devastating.

leaves


Here are a dozen tales by twelve accomplished writers who explore these historical yet timeless challenges.

AD455 — (Derek Birks) — Roman leader Ambrosius is caught in a whirlpool of shifting allegiances.

AD940 — (Annie Whitehead) — Alyeva and cleric Dunstan navigate the dangers of the Anglo Saxon court.

1185 — (Charlene Newcomb) — Knight Stephan fights for comradeship, duty, and honour. But what about love?

1330 — (Anna Belfrage) — The powerful Edmund of Kent enters a tangled web of intrigue.

1403 — (Mercedes Rochelle) — Thomas Percy must decide whether to betray his sovereign or his family.

1457 — (Amy Marone)y — Estelle is invited to the King of Cyprus’s court, but deception awaits.

1483 — (Elizabeth St.John) — Has Elysabeth made the right decision to bring Prince Edward to London?

1484 — (Judith Arnopp) — Margaret Beaufort contemplates the path to treason.

1577 — (Tony Riches) — Francis Drake contends with disloyalty at sea.

1650 — (Cryssa Bazos) — Can James Hart, Royalist highwayman, stop a nemesis destroying his friend?

1718 — (Helen Hollick) — Pirate Anne Bonny, her lover Calico Jack, and a pirate hunter. Who will win?

1849/present — (Alison Morton) — Carina must discover her ancestor’s betrayer in Italy or face ruin.


Helen's contribution:
There's more to the traditionally-told tale of female pirate Anne Bonny and her lover, Calico Jack Rackham - especially when pirate Captain Jesamiah Acorne is also involved…

Published in e-book format.

Reviews
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~ Reviews

"I read this anthology from start to finish in a matter of days… Each story is gripping."
Discovering Diamonds Reviews