The author has lived his seventy years in Gloucester and has an abiding affection for the River Severn and the surrounding Gloucestershire countryside which he oft frequented as a lad and still does today. This sense of location and history along with past anecdotal country talk overheard in Severn-side country pubs gave the author inspiration to write such a story, which otherwise would not have been possible.
Amidst the turmoil of the French Revolution, two very disparate men are forced by dire circumstance to flee along the roads of Ireland and England in order to evade the law of the land. By chance, they are thrown together and form an unlikely alliance. An alliance which brings work opportunities on ...