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Patrick Paniter was James IV's right-hand man, a diplomatic genius who was in charge of the guns at the disastrous battle of Flodden in September 1513 in which the English annihilated the Scots. After the death of his king he is tormented by guilt as he relives the events that led to war. When Louise Brenier, daughter of a rogue sea trader, asks his help in finding out if her brother Benoit was killed in action, it is the least he can do to salve his conscience. Not satisfied with the news he brings, Louise sets off to find out the truth herself, and swiftly falls foul of one of the lawless clans that rule the ungovernable borderlands. After Flodden is a novel about the consequences of the battle of Flodden, as seen through the eyes of several characters who either had a hand in bringing the country to war, or were profoundly affected by the outcome. There have been very few novels about Flodden, despite its significance,and none from this perspective. It's a racy adventure, combining political intrigue and romance, and its readership will be anyone who loves historical fiction, or is interested in the history of Scotland and the turbulent, ungovernable borderlands between Scotland and England.

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"After Flodden is a tremendous romance, a tale of blood, slaughter, treachery, devotion, and adventure." - Allan Massie


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Used availability for Rosemary Goring's After Flodden

Hardback Editions

May 2013 : UK Hardback
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Title: After Flodden
Author(s): Rosemary Goring
ISBN: 1-84697-272-8 / 978-1-84697-272-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Polygon An Imprint of Birlinn Limited
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Paperback Editions

February 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: After Flodden
Author(s): Rosemary Goring
ISBN: 1-84697-283-3 / 978-1-84697-283-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Polygon
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

June 2013 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: After Flodden
Author(s): Rosemary Goring
Publisher: Polygon
Availability: Amazon UK