Neil Lithgow from Radio 2RDJ-FM talks with Paul Rushworth-Brown about his soon to be released novel 'Skulduggery
Neil Lithgow: We chat with author Paul Rushworth-Brown about his latest novel "Skulduggery", and the journey back in time that turned him from family historian to author.
Neil Lithgow: "With me in the studio we have author Paul Rushworth-Brown, Paul welcome to Radio 2RDj-FM".
Paul Rushworth-Brown: "Thanks for having me Neil".
Neil: "You have a new book 'Skulduggery', I love that word by the way, it's such a descriptive word for the times. A novel coming out soon that we'll talk about very shortly, but first tell us a little bit about yourself."
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Paul Rushworth-Brown is the author of three novels:
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Skulduggery- The bleak Pennine moors of Yorkshire; a beautiful, harsh place, close to the sky, rugged and rough, no boundaries except the horizon, which in places, went on forever. Green pastures and wayward hills, the colours of ochre, brown and pink in the Spring. Green squares divided the land on one side of the lane, and on the other; sheep with thick wool and dark snouts dotted the hills and dales. The story, set on the Moors of West Yorkshire, follows wee Thomas and his family shortly after losing his father to consumption. Times were tough in 1603 and there were shenanigans and skulduggery committed by locals and outsiders alike. Queen Bess has died, and King James sits on the throne of England and Scotland. Thomas Rushworth is now the man of the house being the older of two boys. He is set to wed Agnes in an arranged marriage, but a true love story develops between them.
"A glorious read of a period well versed and presented with accuracy and authentic telling by an author who is as much engrossed in his prose as the reader he shares with...masterful and thoroughly enjoyable...5 stars." Adrian, Indibook reviewer
Winter of Red- Come on this historic journey, which twists, turns and surprises until the very end. If you like history, adventure and intrigue with a dash of spirited love, then you will be engrossed by this tale of a peasant family unexpectedly getting caught up in the ravages of the English Civil War in 1642.
"A fictional, historical novel about a loving peasant family caught up in a 1642 shocking Civil War. Humour, romance, adventure and excitement are here to enjoy. A great story.
"Dream of Courage- Soon to be released!
The much anticipated story of the Rushworth family and their journey out of poverty. King Charles has been executed and England becomes a Republic under the leadership of Oliver Cromwell. Highwaymen, thief-takers, pirates and wool broggers tell the story in this mysterious and bone chilling historical thriller.