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The Lost Treasure of Trevlyn A Story of the Days of the Gunpowder Plot   By: (1856-1932)

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In "The Lost Treasure of Trevlyn: A Story of the Days of the Gunpowder Plot," Evelyn Everett-Green takes readers on a captivating journey through a turbulent period in English history. Set against the backdrop of the infamous Gunpowder Plot, the novel effortlessly blends historical events with a thrilling treasure hunt, resulting in a compelling and suspenseful tale.

The story revolves around the Trevlyn family, whose ancestral home holds a secret—an elusive treasure rumored to be hidden within its walls. As the protagonist, Lionel Trevlyn embarks on a quest to unravel the mystery, he becomes entangled in a web of treachery, deceit, and political intrigue. Green skillfully intertwines Lionel's personal journey with the broader events of the Gunpowder Plot, providing readers with a unique perspective on this historical event.

What sets "The Lost Treasure of Trevlyn" apart is the author's attention to detail and vivid descriptions. Green not only offers readers a glimpse into the world of seventeenth-century England but also paints a vivid picture of the Trevlyn estate, making it come alive on the pages. From the creaking floorboards to the hidden chambers, each element feels meticulously crafted, immersing readers in the story's rich atmosphere.

Moreover, Green's character development is commendable. Lionel Trevlyn, with his courage and determination, is a relatable and admirable protagonist. As he unearths family secrets and confronts various challenges, readers find themselves rooting for his success. The supporting cast is equally well-drawn, each contributing to the narrative's depth and complexity.

While the historical context lends depth and authenticity to the plot, it may be overwhelming for readers unfamiliar with the Gunpowder Plot. The numerous references to key individuals and events could be confusing at times, making it difficult to fully grasp the significance of certain plot developments. However, Green's engaging storytelling style ensures that even readers with limited knowledge of this historical period can still appreciate the novel's suspense and adventure.

Overall, "The Lost Treasure of Trevlyn" by Evelyn Everett-Green is a captivating historical fiction novel that seamlessly weaves together elements of mystery, adventure, and political intrigue. With its richly developed characters, vivid settings, and a gripping plot, the book is a delightful read for fans of both history and fiction. Green's ability to transport readers to another time and immerse them in a world filled with secrets and danger is a testament to her storytelling prowess.

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The Lost Treasure of Trevlyn A Story of the Days of the Gunpowder Plot

by Evelyn Everett Green.

Chapter 1: The Inmates Of The Old Gate House. Chapter 2: The Inmates Of Trevlyn Chase. Chapter 3: The Lost Treasure. Chapter 4: A Night On Hammerton Heath. Chapter 5: The House On The Bridge. Chapter 6: Martin Holt's Supper Party. Chapter 7: The Life Of A Great City. Chapter 8: Cuthbert And Cherry Go Visiting. Chapter 9: The Wise Woman. Chapter 10: The Hunted Priest. Chapter 11: The Lone House On The River. Chapter 12: May Day In The Forest. Chapter 13: The Gipsy's Tryst. Chapter 14: Long Robin. Chapter 15: Petronella. Chapter 16: The Pixies' Dell. Chapter 17: Brother And Sister. Chapter 18: "Saucy Kate." Chapter 19: The Cross Way House. Chapter 20: How It Fared With Cherry. Chapter 21: The Gipsy's Warning. Chapter 22: Whispers Abroad. Chapter 23: Peril For Trevlyn. Chapter 24: Kate's Courage. Chapter 25: "On The Dark Flowing River." Chapter 26: Jacob's Devotion. Chapter 27: Yuletide At The Cross Way House.

Chapter 1: The Inmates Of The Old Gate House.

"Dost defy me to my face, sirrah?"

"I have no desire to defy you, father, but "

"But me no 'buts,' and father me no 'fathers,'" stormed the angry old man, probably quite unconscious of the Shakespearian smack of his phrase; "I am no father to heretic spawn a plague and a curse be on all such! Go to, thou wicked and deceitful boy; thou wilt one day bitterly rue thy evil practices... Continue reading book >>

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