Pay the Devil
At the end of the American Civil War, Confederate Colonel Clay Fitzgerald escapes to Ireland, where his uncle has left him an estate, only to find that Ireland is caught up in a civil war of its own. The struggle between the wealthy landlords and the impoverished tenant farmers is growing in intensity, and having just fought and lost a terrible war, Clay wants to avoid the coming conflict. But after witnessing the atrocities that the landowners visit upon the people, Clay is unable to stand by. Taking the guise of a legendary night-riding outlaw, he joins the fight against the landlords - and wages a rebellion of his own...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - HenriMoreaux - LibraryThing
Originally penned in 1962 this book was printed once in the UK then fell out of sight until 1999 when it was restructured and reprinted in a revised format. Depending on your interests (there's no spy ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Bridgey - LibraryThing
A very different offering from Higgins, originally written in the early 60’s under the name Harry Patterson, it has been rereleased. The plot is set at the end of the American civil war. Colonel ... Read full review