Five years ago, I set about writing a different kind of book. A book that I felt wasn't available, a book that I wanted to read. An honest story that pulled no punches about the lives of people living on the moors of Yorkshire in the 16 and 17th centuries. These people were my ancestors and probably yours, the poor peasants lost to time but now found.
“Modern writers usually don't know what it was like to live in the past, but Rushworth-Brown has done this with great skill in this accomplished, atmospheric and thoughtful novel.” — US National Times
Nominated for the Christina Stead Prize for fiction 2023.
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