White Rose Rebel by Janet Paisley

Val Penny's Book Reviews

I first came across Janet Paisley, who is an award winning poet and author, when I was studying Creative Writing in Stirling, Scotland.  She read some of her amazing poetry to us.  She writes in both Scots and English.  As a result of this I have always thought of her as a poet, first and foremost.  Although she is a most accomplished writer in many genres. She now lives in a small village just south of Falkirk in Scotland.  I really like Janet Paisley as a person and I wanted to like this book.

ImageWhite Rose Rebel” is a historical novel. It was my book group,s book of the month. The story is based on real people and events and is about the passionate conflict between a married couple caught up in civil war in Scotland. The heroine, Anne Farquharson, is a wilful young woman with strong political views…

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