Pay the Devil

Pay the Devil

Large Print - 2001
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Searching for the peace and quiet that eluded him for four long years as a Confederate colonel in the Civil War, surgeon Clay Fitzgerald sets out for Ireland to lay claim to the estate and fortune he's recently inherited.

But Ireland is caught in a civil war of its own. The endless struggle between the wealthy landlords and the impoverished tenant farmers has sparked the Fenian Rebellion. Having just fought and lost a terrible war, Clay wants to avoid the coming conflict. But after witnessing the atrocities that the nobles visit upon their own people, Clay finds he cannot stand idly by. With the help of neighbors, his new love, Joanna Hamilton, and a dutiful servant, Clay comes to embrace the plight of the Irish rebels.

Assuming the identity of a legendary romantic outlaw hero, "Captain Swing", he joins the fight against the landlords -- and wages a rebellion of his own....

Publisher: Bath [England] : Chivers Press, 2001, c1999.
Edition: Large print ed. --
ISBN: 9780754015451
0754015459
Characteristics: 223 p. --

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RichardPaul
Dec 02, 2011

Pay the Devil ---- by Jack Higgins/Harry Patterson c - 1999 ---- This is a very good read ---- High action starting at the end of the Civil War (U.S). ---- The main character ‘Clay Fitzgerald’ a Brigadier General in the Rebel army, whom had to return to a lesser rank of Col, due to the war ending. Then moves to Ireland to the property his father left to him. Straight into the mire of the Irish fight for independence. ---- Lots of action and suspense in this Thriller. ---- Enjoy! ---- RichardPaul

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