'Conspiracy of Angels' - Synopsis

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On Angel Mountain

house of angels

Dark Angel

Rebecca and the Angels

Flying with Angels

Guardian Angel

Sacrifice

Conspiracy of Angels

 

In the year 1810, following Martha’s return from voluntary exile on the Isle of Skomar, a black man is shipwrecked on the shore of the island. He dies from his injuries, but two strange and powerful objects find their way into Martha’s hands. Shortly afterwards, she meets a freed black slave, and she agrees to become involved in a secretive anti-slavery movement. At first all goes well, but then things run out of control as she desperately tries to stop a brutal campaign aimed, ironically, at her own enemies. Inexorably she is drawn into a shadowy world inhabited by politicians,aristocracy and assassins -- and it emerges that the security of the state itself is at risk. This is a tightly constructed tale with many unexpected twists and turns. The key characters will be familiar to followers of the Angel Mountain Saga, but marching through the pages of the story are others who are considerably larger than life -- including the famous dandy Beau Brummell, the portly Princess of Ebersdorf, a black villain called John Wesley Jumbie, and General Sir Thomas Picton, who has been cursed, and whose days are numbered.

 

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"Conspiracy of Angels"by Brian John, Greencroft Books, 2012,
ISBN 978-0-905559-93-3. A5 paperback, 352 pp, £7.99.
Published 9th April 2012.

 

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