Philip Yorke has a passion for history, particularly the period of the English Civil Wars and the Commonwealth and Protectorate (1642-60).
Rebellion, the first instalment in the five-novel Hacker Chronicles series, tells the story of the remarkable life of Francis Hacker, an officer in the Parliamentarian army and a friend and confidante to Oliver Cromwell.
Philip is currently researching and writing Redemption, the second part of the series, which is scheduled to be published in the early part of 2021.
He lives in Leicestershire, England (close to the site of the Battle of Bosworth) with his wife and children.
Rebellion (Book One of the Hacker Chronicles)
It is 1643.
The bloody English Civil War has been raging for almost a year and Parliament is facing catastrophic defeat.
In desperation, it orders army officer, Francis Hacker, to spearhead an audacious plot to bring down the tyrant, King Charles.
Courageous and loyal, Hacker is drawn into a deadly deceit that could cost him everything he holds most dear…