Overview

A Georgian courtroom drama, an unlikely romance; 2 lives changed forever. The year 1823, the Old Bailey a young man is on trial for his life. His crime? The theft of half a sheep's carcass. He is educated but a Jewish immigrant,speaks little English, just another piece of London's low life to be dispatched to the hangman.In the gallery Julia sees his plight; can she save him?

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A Canopy of Stars

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Overview

A Georgian courtroom drama, an unlikely romance; 2 lives changed forever. The year 1823, the Old Bailey a young man is on trial for his life. His crime? The theft of half a sheep's carcass. He is educated but a Jewish immigrant,speaks little English, just another piece of London's low life to be dispatched to the hangman.In the gallery Julia sees his plight; can she save him?

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940032994725
  • Publisher: Stephen Taylor
  • Publication date: 1/13/2012
  • Series: Georgian Lives, #2
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 906 KB

Meet the Author

Stephen Taylor was once a happy and reasonably well-adjusted person; that was until an urge to write invaded his psyche, this need to be a writer, to tell tales. He spent his days as a Tax Inspector (Now come on out from behind the sofa - they're a fine bunch of lads and lasses at the Tax office), and shuffling his daughter to and from school. But then these thoughts began to coalesce.A Georgian trilogy was conceived. Three stories, set in London; a decadent time, a decadent place.The first Novel – NO QUARTER ASKED NO QUARTER GIVEN was Born (later short listed for the BritWriters Award).The second novel, A CANOPY OF STARS - A Georgian courtroom drama,The third novel,RIPPLES AND SHADOWS - An historians discovery of two remarkable lives - people from the opposite ends of Georgian society.And see also a Children’s Novel, THE KING OF BLOGNOGPOTIN.Latest novel, set in Thatcherite Britain, ONCE UPON A THATCHER TIME- A financial thriller, high finance, love and adventureBorn in Yorkshire, brought up in Manchester; he now works in Nottingham and lives in the Vale of Belvoir, a widower with a daughter just finished at University.
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