In Freedom's Cause: A Story of Wallace and Bruce

10 best books like In Freedom's Cause: A Story of Wallace and Bruce (G.A. Henty): The Princess and the Goblin, The Door in the Wall, The Black Arrow, The Eagle of the Ninth, Hittite Warrior, Ember Falls, Ember Rising, Kingdom's Call, The Scottish Chiefs, The Brendan Voyage: A Leather Boat Tracks the Discovery of America by the Irish Sailor Saints

The Princess and the Goblin
AuthorGeorge MacDonald
ISBN0140367462
Published in 1872, The Princess and the Goblin is one of the first books in the modern fantasy genre. This book had tremendous and very visible influence on all the (now much more famous) authors that came after it.

It is of course very dated. It does not match the standards that fantasy have created...
The Door in the Wall
AuthorMarguerite de Angeli
ISBN0440227798
The bells clang above plague-ridden London as Robin lies helpless, cold, and hungry. The great house is empty, his father is fighting the Scots in the north, his mother is traveling with the Queen, and the servants have fled. He calls for help but only the stones hear his cries. Suddenly someone else is...
The Black Arrow
AuthorRobert Louis Stevenson
ISBN0543896609
From the beloved author of Treasure Island

Originally serialized in a periodical of boys' adventure fiction, The Black Arrow is a swashbuckling portrait of a young man's journey to discover the heroism within himself. Young Dick Shelton, caught in the midst of England's War of the Roses,...
The Eagle of the Ninth
AuthorRosemary Sutcliff
ISBN0192750453
Classic historical fiction

At the age of eight, I read Eagle of the Ninth, my first encounter with historical fiction. I became hooked. Since then, I have been read Nigel Tranter, John Prebble, Conn Igguden, Simon Scarrow, Ruth Downie, and many others.

Forty-four years later, re-reading...
AuthorJoanne Williamson
ISBN1883937388
When Uriah Tarhund's Hititte home is destroyed by invading Greeks, his dying father tells him to go seek a Canaanite named Sisera. "He will help you. For my sake...." When Uriah reaches Judea and saves a young boy from being sacrificed to Molech, he is given succor for a time by the Hebrews. Later, he finds...
Ember Falls
AuthorS.D. Smith
ISBN0996436804
The stage is set. It's war. Morbin Blackhawk, slaver and tyrant, threatens to destroy the rabbit resistance forever. Heather and Picket are two young rabbits improbably thrust into pivotal roles.
The fragile alliance forged around the young heir seems certain to fail. Can Heather and Picket...
Ember Rising
AuthorS.D. Smith
ISBN0999655329
*zips lips against spoilers* *realizes I won’t be able to speak at all* *unzips lips*

I’ll just have to try to keep the spoilers out because OH MY WORD I went into this blind and was repeatedly gobsmacked by the twists and turns and reveals. O.o. :D

The first 60% of the book was sooo...
AuthorChuck Black
A sworn enemy of the Prince vows to eliminate his Followers.
Until the Prince saves his life…

For generations the Noble Knights have been in service to the King. Following a strict code of conduct, they preserve the peace in Chessington, the King’s chosen city, and rule its citizenry....
AuthorJane Porter
I learned about The Scottish Chiefs from the same person from whom I learned about many old-fashioned books: Louisa May Alcott, in her book A Garland for Girls. One of the stories contained therein is called Pansies, and in it some teenaged girls and Mrs Warburton, the elderly lady of the house the girls...
The Brendan Voyage: A Leather Boat Tracks the Discovery of America by the Irish Sailor Saints
AuthorTim Severin
ISBN0070563357
Could an Irish monk in the sixth century really have sailed all the way across the Atlantic in a small open boat, thus beating Columbus to the New World by almost a thousand years? Relying on the medieval text of St. Brendan, award-winning adventure writer Tim Severin painstakingly researched and built...
The White Company
AuthorArthur Conan Doyle
ISBN0486437639
"Now order the ranks, and fling wide the banners, for our souls are God's and our bodies the king's, and our swords for Saint George and for England!" With that rousing proclamation, twelve hundred knights ride into battle, accompanied by the stalwart archers known as the White Company.
Fueled...
El Dorado: Further Adventures of the Scarlet Pimpernel
AuthorEmmuska Orczy
ISBN0486440265
The elusive Pimpernel returns for another swashbuckling adventure in El Dorado. The still-raging French Revolution continues to claim lives, and the shadow of the guillotine draws ever nearer to the young Dauphin, son of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette. No one dares to attempt to liberate the little...
AuthorAllen French
ISBN1883937019
Rolf, son of Hiarandi the Unlucky, is a character who exemplifies the effect of Christ's teachings upon the Icelandic people during their heroic age. The book is set in Iceland in the days when Christianity has come to the island though the old customs still linger. Hiarandi, at the urging of his wife,...
The Hidden Hand
AuthorE.D.E.N. Southworth
ISBN0813512964
E.D.E.N. Southworth was one of the most popular and prolific writers of the nineteenth century and her Capitola Black, or Black Cap - a cross-dressing, adventure-seeking girl-woman - was so well-loved that the book was serialized three times between 1859 and 1888 and was dramatized in forty different...
Men of Iron
AuthorHoward Pyle
Men of Iron is an 1891 novel by the American author Howard Pyle, who also illustrated it. Set in the 15th century, it is a juvenile "coming of age" work in which a young squire, Myles Falworth, seeks not only to become a knight but to eventually redeem his father's honor. In Chapter 24 the knighthood ceremony...
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