Sword and the Sun
by Alana Bolton Cooke
England,1702,Queen Anne is on the throne and the country is on the brink of the War of the Spanish Succession against its powerful enemy France. Richard Molesworth,(ancestor of Princess Diana) eager to find glory on the battlefield, runs away to join the English army in Holland led by the charismatic John Churchill, later First Duke of Marlborough. Richard finds, not glory but himself.