By David Marlett
Meet James Annesley, son of 18th Century eire. even though you might have by no means heard his identify ahead of, his tale has already touched you in profound methods. Now, for the 1st time, novelist David Marlett brings that amazing tale to life.
Stretching from the soiled streets of eire to the never-ending chances of Colonial the United States, from drama at the excessive seas with the Royal army to a life-and-death race throughout England and up the Scottish Highlands, from the possibility of a hangman’s noose to a destiny made up our minds within the halls of justice, lucky SON is a robust, relentless epic. the following the Aristocracy, duels, love, braveness, revenge, honor, and treachery between kin, buddies and old enemies abound. And at its heart is the main momentous trial in Irish background – the trial of Annesley v. Anglesea from which our glossy “attorney/client privilege” was once cast, and our inspiration of a “jury of one's peers” used to be positioned to the test.
Carefully researched, vividly evoked, and lovingly delivered to the web page, lucky SON is an unforgettable paintings of fiction according to truth, one who will resonate deep inside of you lengthy once you end it.
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