Dark Times

By Ethyl Smith

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The summer of 1679 is a dark one for the Covenanters, routed by government troops at the Battle of Bothwell Brig. John Steel is on the run, hunted for his part in the battle by the vindictive Earl of Airlie. And life is no easier for the hapless Sandy Gillon, curate of Lesmahagow Kirk, in the Earl's sights for aiding John Steel's escape. Outlawed and hounded, the surviving rebels have no choice but to take to the hills and moors to evade capture and deportation. And as a hard winter approaches, Marion Steel discovers she'spregnant with her third child. Dark Times is the second part of Ethyl Smith's sweeping Times series that follows the lives of ordinary people in extraordinary times.

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Format Paperback
Imprint Thunderpoint Publishing Limited
Publication Date 7 Sep 2017
ISBN 9781910946244
Number of Pages 220

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What really sets Smith's novel apart, however, is her superb use of Scots dialogue. From the educated Scots of the gentry and nobility to the broader brogues of everyday folk, the dialogue sparkles and demands to be read out loud.

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