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King's Knight's Pawn (Historical Fiction for Teens: Illustrated Edition)

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Another wonderful Illustrated Historical Fiction for Teens from Beebliome Books! Fourteen-year-old Christopher witnesses the beheading of Charles the First and flees to Ireland where he becomes involved in the events that lead to the Roundhead Massacre of the Irish and their Cavalier defenders at Drogheda. "Ridere an Re, the Irish dub him -- King's knight's pawn: the Kin Another wonderful Illustrated Historical Fiction for Teens from Beebliome Books! Fourteen-year-old Christopher witnesses the beheading of Charles the First and flees to Ireland where he becomes involved in the events that lead to the Roundhead Massacre of the Irish and their Cavalier defenders at Drogheda. "Ridere an Re, the Irish dub him -- King's knight's pawn: the King is Charles II and the knight is Cavalier Sir Arthur Aston; but Kit Barstow, fourteen, is really Captain Peter Dell's pawn, Peter Dell being an opportunist and a spy for Cromwell (“money knows no master”). Dell genuinely likes Kit although of course he exploits him and his kinship with Aston, a distant relative and godfather...” Kirkus Reviews For readers age 11 and above, and anyone interested in a fast paced story about Cromwell, Ireland and the English Civil War.


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Another wonderful Illustrated Historical Fiction for Teens from Beebliome Books! Fourteen-year-old Christopher witnesses the beheading of Charles the First and flees to Ireland where he becomes involved in the events that lead to the Roundhead Massacre of the Irish and their Cavalier defenders at Drogheda. "Ridere an Re, the Irish dub him -- King's knight's pawn: the Kin Another wonderful Illustrated Historical Fiction for Teens from Beebliome Books! Fourteen-year-old Christopher witnesses the beheading of Charles the First and flees to Ireland where he becomes involved in the events that lead to the Roundhead Massacre of the Irish and their Cavalier defenders at Drogheda. "Ridere an Re, the Irish dub him -- King's knight's pawn: the King is Charles II and the knight is Cavalier Sir Arthur Aston; but Kit Barstow, fourteen, is really Captain Peter Dell's pawn, Peter Dell being an opportunist and a spy for Cromwell (“money knows no master”). Dell genuinely likes Kit although of course he exploits him and his kinship with Aston, a distant relative and godfather...” Kirkus Reviews For readers age 11 and above, and anyone interested in a fast paced story about Cromwell, Ireland and the English Civil War.

21 review for King's Knight's Pawn (Historical Fiction for Teens: Illustrated Edition)

  1. 4 out of 5

    Melody

    Solidly written historical fiction about Cromwell's murthering journey into Ireland. A plot twist I didn't see coming, and lots of rich detail made this an enjoyable book for all it was a totally "boy" book. Solidly written historical fiction about Cromwell's murthering journey into Ireland. A plot twist I didn't see coming, and lots of rich detail made this an enjoyable book for all it was a totally "boy" book.

  2. 5 out of 5

    Evin Rogers

  3. 5 out of 5

    Kylie

  4. 4 out of 5

    Elisabeth

  5. 5 out of 5

    Eliana

  6. 4 out of 5

    Gayle Turner

  7. 4 out of 5

    Rebekah

  8. 4 out of 5

    Abra

  9. 4 out of 5

    Patti

  10. 4 out of 5

    Whitney

  11. 4 out of 5

    Krista the Krazy Kataloguer

  12. 5 out of 5

    Stacy

  13. 4 out of 5

    Shelly

  14. 5 out of 5

    beeswax

  15. 4 out of 5

    Rachel Sprague

  16. 5 out of 5

    Whitney

  17. 5 out of 5

    Deidre

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    Sergay

  19. 5 out of 5

    Jinx:The:Poet {the Literary Masochist, Ink Ninja & Word Roamer}

  20. 5 out of 5

    Whitney

  21. 5 out of 5

    Joseph-Daniel Peter Paul Abondius

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