The Turn of Midnight
The compelling, taut and suspenseful conclusion to The Last Hours
As the year 1349 approaches, the Black Death continues its devastating course across England. In Dorseteshire, the quarantined people of Develish question whether they are the only survivors.
Guided by their beloved young mistress, Lady Anne, they wait, knowing that when their dwindling stores are finally gone they will have no choice but to leave. But where will they find safety in the desolate wasteland outside?
One man has the courage to find out.
Thaddeus Thurkell, a freethinking, educated serf, strikes out in search of supplies and news. A compelling leader, he and his companions quickly throw off the shackles of serfdom and set their minds to ensuring Develish's future--and freedom for its people.
But what use is freedom that cannot be gained lawfully? When Lady Anne and Thaddeus conceive an audacious plan to secure her people's independence, neither foresees the life-threatening struggle over power, money and religion that follows...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - labdaddy4 - LibraryThing
An interesting, light, but fun read. This is a sequel (or continuation) of the story begun in "The Last Hours" - which needs to be read first due to character development and storyline. The author is ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - smik - LibraryThing
This is the sequel of THE LAST HOURS. It is some time since Lady Anne's husband died outside the walls of his estate from the Black Death. Since then no one has been allowed to enter the walls of ... Read full review