Come Rack, Come Rope is a gripping historical novel
which takes place during Queen Elizabeth I’s persecution of English
Catholics. Based on the real sufferings of a real Catholic family in
particular, and Catholics across the country, Robert Hugh Benson’s
classic novel is one of tragedy and loss, but also heroism and human and
The novel follows Robin and Margaret, a young couple in love who
forgo their affection when Margaret realizes Robin is called to the
priesthood. Both play a critical role in caring physically and
spiritually for their fellow Catholics during this time of terror.
Discover their heroism, love, and sacrifice, and be inspired to live it out in our own frightful times in Come Rack, Come Rope.