My Husband : The Extraordinary History of Nicholas Brome Paperback / softback
by Anne Elliott
Inspired by real bloodstains and from detailed research comes arefreshingly different historical romance between a god-fearing woman and aknown murderer MyHusband: The Extraordinary History of Nicholas Brome combines fifteenth century imagery with themes of morality andforgiveness in a historical novel that takes inspiration from a true story oflove and murder.
It explores the life of Nicholas Brome, a Warwickshire lordwith a violent, blood-soaked past, through the soul-searching of his third wifeand widow, Lettice Catesby.
Their residence, Baddesley Clinton, featuresprominently in the novel, and still stands as a historical property people cantour today - including Nicholas' grave where he demands to be buried standingup.
An enduring punishment - but is it a just one? When Lettice married Nicholas, 25 yearsher senior, she believed she knew all there was about his violent past and themurders he committed.
He had pleaded to the King and the Pope for pardon andboth Lettice and God had long ago forgiven him.
But on his deathbed, Nicholasconfesses once more and this time there can be no forgiveness.
Shocked,desperate, Lettice examines all she knows of his life for an explanation: hischildhood torn apart by the power struggles between Yorkists and Lancastrians,the promise and pain of his marriages, his love of family and his amends forhis violent behaviour.
An inspiring story of love and loyalty in the face of avery real fear of Hell.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 176 pages
- Publisher: Troubador Publishing
- Publication Date: 10/05/2018
- Category: Historical fiction
- ISBN: 9781789013122