The Crimson Ribbon

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  • Hardcover
  • 352 pages
  • The Crimson Ribbon
  • Katherine Clements
  • English
  • 07 December 2018
  • 1472204190

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The Crimson Ribbon England 1646 The Civil War is raging and society turned upside down What should be a rare moment of blessing for the town of Ely takes a brutal turn and Ruth Flowers is left with little choice but to flee the household of Oliver Cromwell, the only home she has ever known On the road to London, Ruth sparks an uneasy alliance with a deserting soldier, the battle scarred and troubled Joseph But when she reaches the city, it s in the Poole household that she finds refuge Lizzie Poole, beautiful and charismatic, enthrals the vulnerable Ruth, who binds herself inextricably to Lizzie s world But in these troubled times, Ruth is haunted by fears of her past catching up with her And as Lizzie s radical ideas escalate, Ruth finds herself carried to the heart of the country s conflict, to the trial of a king.Based on the real figure of the extraordinary Elizabeth Poole, The Crimson Ribbon conjures a mesmerising story of two women s obsession, superstition and hope. Free Read The Crimson Ribbon author Katherine Clements For Kindle ePUB or eBook – scottishhomebakingawards.co.uk

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10 thoughts on “The Crimson Ribbon

  1. Kate Forsyth says:

    I was utterly enthralled from the very first line of this novel Sometimes death comes like an arrow, sudden and swift, an unforseen shot from an unheeded bow THE CRIMSON RIBBON is set in England in 1646, in the midst of the English Civil War Oliver Cromwell leads the army of the people against a tyrannical king, witches are hunted down, the skies are full of evil portents A young woman named Ruth Flowers is on the run, trying to find a safe place for herself She is helped by an enigmatic I was utterly enthralled from the very first line of this novel Sometimes death comes like an arrow, sudden and swift, an unforseen shot from an unheeded bow THE CR...

  2. Susan says:

    This novel is set during the turbulent times of the English Civil War and begins on May Day, 1646, when the mother of Ruth Flowers is hung as a witch Like many other women of that time, Ruth s mother was a healer She worked in the house of Oliver Cromwell, but the master was away and there was no protection to be found when a mob forms after a birth goes wrong Ruth is forced from the only household she has ever known and has to flee for her lif...

  3. Jane says:

    The opening of The Crimson Ribbon is stunning.In an English village, as the Civil War is drawing to a close, a child is born The child is dead and deformed, and the mother tries to spare his mother the pain of seeing him, but her pain and her grief make her insistent Her reaction turns the community against the midwi...

  4. AdiTurbo says:

    DNF at about half the book It became apparent in this point that the author wasinterested in the LGBTQ issues in the book than in developing the characters, the richness of the historical background or the plausibility of the plot A shame, since the beginning was quite promising.

  5. Maya Panika says:

    A highly enjoyable romp set in the last days of the Civil War with a for onceor less positive portrayal of Oliver Cromwell and a refreshing lack of glamorising of the Royalist side.The times and the history are beautifully detailed the end days of the Civil War make a turbulent, unpredictable background for the tale of Ruth Flowers and Elizabeth Poole, a pair of very different women whose affairs become linked by fortune, love and lust the girl on girl action constantly alluded to, i A highly enjoyable romp set in the last days of the Civil War with a for onceor le...

  6. Angie says:

    I m really torn rating this 3.5 4 stars The Crimson Ribbon is not what I thought it was going to be, but I found it intensely readable There s tragedy, friendship, passion, secrets, and misplaced loyalties among other things that add up to a very well written book It is uniquely written, and kept my attention Ruth Flowers is our main storyteller and is a creation of fiction Many of the characters including Lizzie Poole and Oliver Cromwell are real people from the 17th century British ci I m really torn rating this 3.5 4 stars The Crimson Ribbon is not what I thought it was going to be, but I found it intensely readable There s tragedy, friendship, passion, secrets, and misplaced loyalties among oth...

  7. Mieneke says:

    The English Civil War is an era of British history that I ve only started to learnthan the bare bones about in the past few years Reading The Bleeding Land and its sequel Brother s Fury by Giles Kristian and some of Andrew Swanston s Thomas Hill novels showed me that these decades in the middle of the seventeenth century were pivotal in Britain s history and created massive changes to British society and left deep scars on its populace It s a fascinating era and Katherine Clements The English Civil War is an era of British history that I ve only started to learnthan the bare bones about in the past few years Reading The Bleeding Land and its sequel B...

  8. Catherine says:

    COULD THIS BE a lesbian As Meat Loves Salt If so sign me up and ready my grave.

  9. Rhonda says:

    Excellent historical fiction Highly recommended.

  10. Helen says:

    The Crimson Ribbon is a new historical fiction novel set during the English Civil War As the story begins in 1646, our narrator, Ruth Flowers, is a servant in the household of Oliver Cromwell When her mother is hanged for witchcraft, Ruth is forced to flee to London to the home of Master Poole and his daughter, Elizabeth Lizzie , friends of Cromwell s mother On the journey she meets a former Parliamentarian soldier, Joseph Oakes, who has deserted after the Battle of Naseby and is hoping to b The Crimson Ribbon is a new historical fiction novel set during the English Civil War As the story begins in 1646, our narrator, Ruth Flowers, is a servant in the household of Oliver Cromwell When her mother is hanged for witchcraft, Ruth is forced to flee to London to the home of Master Poole and his daughter, Elizabeth Lizzie , friends of Cromwell s mother On the journey she meets a former Parliamentarian soldier, Joseph Oakes, who has deserted after the Battle of Naseby and is hoping to become a printer s apprentice so that he can continue the fight using words instead of violence.Still haunted by her mother s death, Ruth finds it difficult to trust Joseph and separates from him when they reach London, expecting never to see him again As she settles into her new life at the Pooles house, Ruth becomes captivated by the beautiful Lizzie Poole and is delighted to find that Lizzie return...