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New Spectacular Cover for "The Rippon Spurrier" by C. J. Richardson

Author Bio:

I live in a small village in North Yorkshire with my husband. This is the second time around for both of us and we have six grown up children and fifteen grandchildren between us.

I started writing when I retired in 2008. Firstly joining a beginners class and then forming a writing group with some fellow students. We meet regularly to share our work and also to critique and help each other.

I have studied A215 and A363 with the OU and gained a distinction for my year three A363 course in Creative Writing. I completed my studies with the OCA and gained a BA (hons) in creative writing in 2020.

I released my debut novel NORTH SEA SHELLS in May of 2016 and you can find a link for it on the website if you would like to know more.

I released my second book HOME TRUTHS in 2018 and am currently working on a new historical novel set in 16th century England.

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The Rippon Spurrier nominated a Finalist Award Winner - The Historical Fiction Company

Book Blurb:

Finalist Award Winner -The Historical Fiction Company Author C. J. Richardson transports her readers to the febrile and tumultuous world of the aftermath of dissolution in her latest book,The Rippon Spurrier. - Reedsy Discovery 'Marching alongside his master in a holy war would be a dream come true.' He never expected it to endanger everyone he loved.

Autumn, 1569

Gifted spurrier Robert Grey jumped at the chance to march in a rebellion against the heretic Queen Elizabeth. A committed Catholic, he is ready to lay his life down for his faith.

But now, his beloved wife Catherine and their precious unborn baby are threatened.

As the danger around him grows closer, Robert's lifelong friend turns against him, and the mystery of his father's death haunts his sleepless nights. Robert is determined to uncover the secrets of his past. But one man will stop at nothing to ensure those secrets remain buried.

Distrusted and hunted from all sides, Robert and Catherine must fight with all they have to save their family, friendships, and honor.

But first - they have to stay alive.

If you loved Philippa Gregory's The Lady of the Rivers and Alison Weir's Six Tudor Queens series, you will love this meticulously researched and cleverly written historical novel by C. J. Richardson. Cozy up with this sweeping renaissance historical adventure and travel to the far away shore of Northeast England!

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