By John Stack
The writer of the Masters of the ocean sequence, is again with a standalone conflict booklet that may blow all others out of the water. 1587. international locations are locked in sour clash. One strives for dominance, the opposite for survival. After many years of non secular strife, Elizabeth sits at the throne of britain. The reformation keeps. Catholic revolts were ruthlessly quashed, and Elizabeth has ordered the execution of her cousin, Mary Queen of Scots. at the continent bloody non secular wars rage, yet England stands aside, her surrounding seas holding her secure from the land armies of her would-be enemies. in basic terms at sea do the English exhibit their enamel. Sea captains and adventurers, hungry for the spoils of exchange from the Spanish major, usually assault the gold-laden galleons of Catholic Spain. they're terriers nipping on the ft of war-horses yet their victories disrupt the treasury of Spain, England's maximum hazard, and Elizabeth's refusal to rein in her sea-captains extra antagonises Philip II. Thomas Varian is a captain in Drake's ambitious military, emerging quick throughout the ranks. yet he guards a mystery - one for which he might pay together with his lifestyles if came upon: he's a Catholic. he's approximately to discover his conflicting loyalty to his faith, to his Queen, and to his nation established lower than the main ambitious of conditions: dealing with the strong Armada. Unknown to Varian, he'll even be dealing with his long-estranged father, who's struggling with at the aspect of the Spanish enemy...
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Org The Moravian Historical Society presents the story of the Moravian church and its contributions to American history and culture. About the Author: KAREN CECIL SMITH An Old Salem Christmas, 1840 is Karen Cecil Smith’s first children’s book. While living in Winston-Salem and attending Salem College, she became interested in Moravian history. It was the beauty and authenticity of Old Salem Museums and Gardens, which surround the college campus, that inspired her to write this story. Karen is the author of Orlean Puckett: The Life of a Mountain Midwife, 1844-1939 and of many published articles, stories, and poems.
O. org The Wachovia Historical Society collects, preserves, and disseminates information on the history, antiquities, and literature of the Moravian church in the South. org The Moravian Historical Society presents the story of the Moravian church and its contributions to American history and culture. About the Author: KAREN CECIL SMITH An Old Salem Christmas, 1840 is Karen Cecil Smith’s first children’s book. While living in Winston-Salem and attending Salem College, she became interested in Moravian history.
About the Illustrator: BEBE PHIPPS Bebe Phipps grew up in Dudley, North Carolina. She currently resides in Winston-Salem where she attends Salem College. Bebe is working towards a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a concentration in Graphic Design. Art has always been her greatest desire. Some choose politics or mission work to change the world, but she has devoted her life to reaching the world through art. Bebe’s goal is to get in touch with audiences of all ages and unite them in a common experience, be it through her work in the studio or illustrations in a book.
Armada by John Stack