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Catching the Eagle

(2011)
(The first book in the Regency Reivers series)
A novel by

 
Easter Monday, 1809: Kirkley Hall manor house is mysteriously burgled. When suspicion falls on Jamie Charlton, he and his family face a desperate battle to save him from the gallows. When £1,157 rent money is stolen from Kirkley Hall, it is the biggest robbery Northumberland has ever known. The owner sends for Stephen Lavender, a principal officer with the Bow Street magistrate's court in London, to investigate the crime. Suspicion soon falls on impoverished farm labourer, Jamie Charlton, and the unpopular steward, Michael Aynsley. Jamie Charlton is a loving family man but he is hot-tempered and careless. As the case grows against him, it seems that only his young brother, William, can save him from an impending miscarriage of justice. But William is struggling with demons of his own. Desperate to break free from the tangled web of family ties which bind him to their small community, he is alarmed to find that he is falling in love with Jamie's wife. Set beneath the impenetrable gaze of a stray golden eagle whose fate seems to mirror that of Jamie's, Catching the Eagle, the first novel in the Regency Reivers Series, is a fictionalised account of a trial that devastated a family and divided a community.

 
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Used availability for Karen Charlton's Catching the Eagle


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Hardback Editions

August 2011 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: Catching the Eagle (Regency Reivers Series)
Author(s): Karen Charlton
ISBN: 1-908483-03-2 / 978-1-908483-03-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Knox Robinson Publishing Ltd
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

July 2014 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Catching the Eagle
Author(s): Karen Charlton
ISBN: 0-9928036-4-0 / 978-0-9928036-4-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Famelton Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

June 2011 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Catching the Eagle (Regency Reivers Series)
Author(s): Karen Charlton
ISBN: 1-908483-04-0 / 978-1-908483-04-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Knox Robinson Publishing Ltd
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

July 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Catching the Eagle
Author(s): Karen Charlton
Publisher: Famelton Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


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