Gallows Wedding: A Dark Novel of Witchcraft and Forbidden Love Set Against the Backdrop of Religious Upheaval in Henry VIII's Times.

Gallows Wedding A Dark Novel of Witchcraft and Forbidden Love Set Against the Backdrop of Religious Upheaval in Henry VIII s Times A strange haunting story of two ill starred lovers set against the backdrop of the religious upheaval of Henry VIII s time Hazel a peasant girl marked by the witches brand and a dangerous beauty l

  • Title: Gallows Wedding: A Dark Novel of Witchcraft and Forbidden Love Set Against the Backdrop of Religious Upheaval in Henry VIII's Times.
  • Author: Rhona Martin
  • ISBN: 9781861515452
  • Page: 479
  • Format: Paperback
  • A strange, haunting story of two ill starred lovers, set against the backdrop of the religious upheaval of Henry VIII s time Hazel, a peasant girl marked by the witches brand and a dangerous beauty, loves Black John, an outlaw and aristocrat, whom she rescues from the gallows Together they struggle to survive a world in which brutal death awaits at every corner, and stuA strange, haunting story of two ill starred lovers, set against the backdrop of the religious upheaval of Henry VIII s time Hazel, a peasant girl marked by the witches brand and a dangerous beauty, loves Black John, an outlaw and aristocrat, whom she rescues from the gallows Together they struggle to survive a world in which brutal death awaits at every corner, and stumble along a fateful collision towards a harrowing climax Winner of the First Georgette Heyer Historical Novel Prize founded in memory of Georgette Heyer by Bodley Head and Corgi Books Rhona Martin s remarkable first novel won the award in 1977, its first year, in competition with 150 entries.

    One thought on “Gallows Wedding: A Dark Novel of Witchcraft and Forbidden Love Set Against the Backdrop of Religious Upheaval in Henry VIII's Times.”

    1. Do you want to read something without any joy in it? This book is for you.I've won this book through a giveaway on and I'm grateful I was able to read it for free. Unfortunately, my gratefulness stops there.Now, I won't judge the writing per se, but I will say it was a little bit confusing in some parts, jumping from one thing to another and I was like: "Wait, one second ago we were talking about this and now how did she end up here?" etc etc.But the storyI'm gonna have to say a few things abou [...]

    2. Win CopyA young girl with a witch birthmark watches her mom killed during childbirth. She learns to survive in the wilderness with the people she meets on the way.She saves a man from being hang in the gallows by as marrying him. He is an outlaw who steals as they fall in love but their love is not easy as they struggle to be together. Sweeping saga in King Henry VIIi days where witchcraft was feared.

    3. This novel has been reviewed by Discovering Diamonds a new historical fiction review blog. Thoroughly enjoyable, the two major characters are ably supported by a number of 'road folk' whose actions and dialogue are all perfectly believable and the ending is [no spoilers!] let’s just say ‘unexpected’. A Discovered Diamond read!

    4. I won this book and found it really easy to read and really enjoyed the story of a young girl born with a witch birthmark. After seeing her mum killed it follows her life. Her encounters, struggles and happiness and you get easily engrossed

    5. I received this book from Good Reads.I found the subtitle "A dark novel of witchcraft and forbidden love set against the backdrop of religious upheaval in Henry VIII's times" the most intriguing idea. It is very well written, I enjoyed it very much.except for the end.

    6. You should really want to read this! Highly intense, captivating; anticipation of what is going to happen next. Excerpt: “Do you want to tell the world where you are. She looked at him…It’s warmth, she faltered, protection…you have me.” All I can say is wow!

    7. Talk about danger at every step and turn. This book delivers it all death, danger, facing issues, religion, faith, honor, loyalty, trust, love, and hope. A must read. I enjoyed reading this book.

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *