Alice in Love and War
In 1644 Alice Newcombe, trapped and unhappy
on her uncle’s farm, finds her life transformed
when royalist soldiers are billeted there during
the Civil War. Suddenly her days are filled with
excitement – and love for one young soldier,
Robin. When the regiment moves on, Alice
persuades Robin to take her with him, and she
joins the other army women on the baggage train.
The road ahead is long and hard – will there be
happiness at its end?
No Shame, No Fear
Shropshire, 1662: Seventeen-year-old Will
Heywood comes home to begin an apprenticeship
arranged by his wealthy father. Susanna Thorn, a
young Quaker girl, leaves her family to become a
servant in the same town.