Devil Water (Rediscovered Classics)
Devil Water (Rediscovered Classics)

Devil Water (Rediscovered Classics)

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This fiercely beautiful novel tells the true story of Charles Radcliff, a Catholic nobleman who joined the short-lived Jacobite rebellion of 1715, and of his daughter, Jenny, by a secret marriage. Set in the wilds of Northumbria, teeming London, and colonial Virginiawhere Jenny eventually settled on the estate of the famous William Byrd of WestoverJennysstory reveals one young womans loyalty, passion, and courage as she struggles between living in the Old World and the New. This vividly powerful novel, like its predecessor The Winthrop Woman, combines thoroughly documented history with superb storytelling.

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