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Whirligig – Keeping The Promise: A Heartbreaking Saga in Time of War (Shire's Union Book 1) by [Richard Buxton]

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'There is not a single unnecessary sentence in this engrossing novel' - Helen Hollick, author of the Saxon series

'An epic tale of adventure beset with extraordinary challenges' - Margaret Muir, author of the Oliver Quintrell series

'I was often moved to tears by the small tender moments of humanity' - Cathie Hartigan, author of 'Secret of the Song'

'I heartily recommend this book to the Civil War enthusiast' - Jeff Houston, 5th Ohio Volunteer Infantry

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Richard lives with his family in the South Downs, Sussex, England. He completed an MA in Creative Writing at Chichester University in 2014. He has an abiding relationship with America, having studied at Syracuse University, New York State, in the late eighties. His short stories have won the Exeter Story Prize, the Bedford International Writing Competition and the Nivalis Short Story Award. Whirligig is his first novel and the opening book of Shire’s Union trilogy. Current projects include the second book, The Copper Road, as well as preparing to publish a collection of short stories. To learn more about Richard’s writing visit https://www.richardbuxton.net. --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

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