Bayonets and Lace is the true story of James and Kitty set, against the spectacular and tragic landscape of the 1798 Rebellion in Ireland.
Bayonets and Lace tells the true story, of Lady Catherine Foldsworth(Kitty), an aristocratic heiress, revered on and off the hunting field, who sacrifices everything to be with her love James, a tenant on her fathers estate, who is secretly a rebel leader.
When her mother dies at the hands if Insurgents, Kittys father, motivated by revenge, directs a campaign of terror, and injustice.............the consequences of which leave no victors.
Without question, it is a love story of epic proportions that defied all boundaries across the social, religous and political divide.
James and Kitty, whose hearts were destined to unite forever on a journey that destiny commanded them to follow, knew not hesistation.
The story is a 500page superbly gripping tale, that carries the reader on a wave of intensity.
The author, Mr. Barry Redmond, resides in Co. Mayo in one of Ireland's oldest country houses. His house is the ancestral home of Sir Thomas Moore, who was beheaded by Henry VIII. His home, Clongee is now an Irish National Monument, due to its historical and cultural significance.