The Black and Tan Summer
By C. A. Powell
Father John tries to keep his village of Cafgarven free from the political blight that has brought about a conflict of tit-for-tat murders between Nationalist rebels and supplimentry policemen. His task gets more difficult when his help is required by men from either side of the conflict.
In 1920, Ireland was torn apart by a conflict as she tried to break free from British rule. It became a bloody conflict of murder as both sides grappled for the people of Ireland. The British government sent out supplementary policemen to swell the ranks of the Royal Irish Constabulary. Most of these men were ex-soldiers from the Great War and had their own special brand of community policing. Lacking any sense of good will and suspecting all to be in league with the Nationalist enemy, the supplementary policemen earned a fearsome reputation and were nicknamed the Black and Tans.
Books by C. A. Powell
by C. A. Powell
A story set in the early time of Roman Britain. One queen was a monumental failure that echos through out eternity. Her name was Boudicca (Boadicea) Another queen of this time was succesful and reigned for many years. She was all but forgotten to histroy. Her name was Cartimandua.
by C. A. Powell
A Celtic king dies in the West of Britain. He leaves a realm without an heir. The inhabitants of a neighbouring Saxon kingdom see a chance to invade. However, fixations of audacious and intoxicated men do not always deliver the desired outcome, when up against cold reality.