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17th Century or Earlier

Paul Rushworth Brown

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The story set on the moors of West Yorkshire follows wee Thomas and his family shortly aftr losing his father to consumption. Times were tough in 1590 and there were shenanigans and skulduggery comitted by locals and outsiders alike. Queen Bess has died and King James sits on the throne of England and Scotland. Thomas Rushworth is now the man of the house being the older of the two boys. He is set to marry Agnes in in an arranged marriage, but a love story develops between them. This rolicking adventure paints a descriptive picture of the characters and the landscape they fill. You are kept in suspense until the final pages where one hopes good will triumph over evil.


Action, Drama, Adventure, Historical Fiction, Romance,

Short Summary

Rat baiting, shenanigans, murder, deception and love will keep you enthralled right until the end, where all is not as it seems, but be forewarned as the author paints a realistic, literary picture which quite easily places you amidst the tale.


West Riding, Yorkshire England

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Plot - Other Elements

Coming of Age, Twist, Happy Ending

Mature Audience Themes


Main Character Details

Name: Thomas Rushworth

Age: 17

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Adventurous, Empathetic, Faithful, Heroic, Sarcastic, Naive, Underdog, Romantic, Selfless, Uneducated, Aspiring, Clumsy, Honorable, Insecure, Masculine, Strong Moral Code

Additional Character Details

Name: William Rushworth

Age: 15

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Adventurous, Blunt, Heroic, Strong Moral Code, Charming, Confident, Faithful, Funny, Masculine, Naive, Sarcastic, Uneducated

Additional Character Details

Name: Steward

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Blunt, Charming, Sophisticated, Unapologetic, Villainous, Power-hungry, Badass, Confident, Greedy, Manipulative, Aggressive, Educated, Leader, Secretive

Additional Character Details

Name: John Hargreaves

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Confident, Decisive, Funny, Masculine, Outspoken, Selfless, Blunt, Faithful, Heroic, Leader, Perseverance, Strong Moral Code, Adventurous

About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2019

Hard Copy Available



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