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A Cruel Fate

(2014)
(A book in the Quick Reads 2014 series)
A Novella by

 
 
Martin Watts, a bookseller, is captured by Royalists. Jane Afton's brother Nat is taken too. They suffer inhumane treatment as prisoners-of-war.
In Oxford Castle jailor William Smith tortures, beats, starves and deprives his helpless victims. Can Jane rescue her sick brother before he dies of neglect? Will Martin dare to escape?
Based on real events in the English Civil War, Lindsey Davis retells the grim tale of Captain Smith's abuse of power in Oxford prison - where many died in misery though a lucky few survived.

Genre: Historical

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Used availability for Lindsey Davis's A Cruel Fate

Paperback Editions

1721 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Cruel Fate (Quick Reads 2014)
Author(s): Lindsey Davis
ISBN: 1-4447-6317-2 / 978-1-4447-6317-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

February 2014 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: A Cruel Fate
Author(s): Lindsey Davis
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


February 2014 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Cruel Fate (Quick Reads 2014)
Author(s): Lindsey Davis
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU