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Gideon's Angel

(2013)
(The first book in the Richard Treadwell series)
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He came back to kill a tyrant. He found the Devil instead. An amazing historical novel with a supernatural twist set after the English Civil War. This is the stunning debut from Clifford Beal.He came back to kill a tyrant. He found the Devil instead. 1653: The long and bloody English Civil War is at an end.

King Charles is dead and Oliver Cromwell rules the land as king in all but name. Richard Treadwell, an exiled royalist officer and soldier-for-hire to the King of France and his all-powerful advisor, the wily Cardinal Mazarin, burns with revenge for those who deprived him of his family and fortune. He decides upon a self-appointed mission to return to England in secret and assassinate the new Lord Protector.

Once back on English soil however, he learns that his is not the only plot in motion. A secret army run by a deluded Puritan is bent on the same quest, guided by the Devil's hand. When demonic entities are summoned, Treadwell finds himself in a desperate turnaround: he must save Cromwell to save England from a literal descent into Hell. But first he has to contend with a wife he left in Devon who believes she's a widow, and a furious Paris mistress who has trailed him to England, jeopardising everything. Treadwell needs allies fast. Can he convince the man sent to forcibly drag him back to Cardinal Mazarin? A young king's musketeer named d'Artagnan. Black dogs and demons; religion and magic; Freemasons and Ranters. It's a dangerous new Republic for an old cavalier coming home again.

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Paperback Editions

February 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: Gideon's Angel
Author(s): Clifford Beal
ISBN: 1-78108-083-6 / 978-1-78108-083-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Solaris
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


February 2013 : UK Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Gideon's Angel
Author(s): Clifford Beal
ISBN: 1-78108-084-4 / 978-1-78108-084-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Solaris
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

February 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Gideon's Angel
Author(s): Clifford Beal
Publisher: Solaris
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA