By Charlene Newcomb
Treason. Revenge. Passion... Forbidden love.
The Lionheart's knights at battle
“A shiny photo of the 3rd Crusade.” Andrew Latham, writer of The Holy Lance.
“A breathtaking gallop throughout the Lionheart’s England.” Sharon Bennett Connolly, writer of Heroines of the Medieval World.
From the shorelines of britain to the Holy Land. via treacherous mountains in Bavaria. throughout England, to the fight to carry the Angevin Empire. The tumultuous reign of King Richard I, the Lionheart, units the backdrop of the conflict Scars sequence. This epic saga finds the scuffling with spirit and influence of conflict at the knights who serve the Lionheart, the bonds of comradeship - and love - that enhance among them, and their own joys, sorrows and struggles.
Book I - males of the Cross
Sir Henry de gray embarks at the holy campaign brimming with the spirit of adlescent, ardour for the reason, and unquestioned loyalty to his king. His naivety fades underneath the tough realities of battle and confusion over his emotions for comrade Sir Stephan l’Aigle.
B.R.A.G. Medallion honoree
Book II - For King and Country
In England, civil struggle threatens whereas King Richard languishes in captivity, a prisoner of the Holy Roman Emperor. Sir Henry and his buddies discover a plot through the king’s brother John to usurp the throne. Loyalties can be established and households torn apart.
B.R.A.G. Medallion honoree; old Novel Society’s Editor’s selection; Finalist - Chaucer Awards for pre-1750 ancient Fiction
Book III - Swords of the King
Lionheart's knights struggle for his or her lives opposed to King Richard’s French enemies and develop into embroiled in politics, treason, and homicide. The king has forgiven his brother, and John is now an best friend. yet can John be trusted?
Fans of Sharon Kay Penman, Elizabeth Chadwick, and Angus Donald will get pleasure from this sweeping historic, fast moving action/adventure of lifestyles within the twelfth century. event man’s braveness and resilience in bloody battles from England to the Holy Land and again, spies and treachery, and love and loss, within the conflict Scars sequence, which additionally introduces a brand new tackle the origins of Robin Hood.
“Trauma and keenness in a conflict of our bodies and souls… [Newcomb] captures brilliantly the twisted ideology of these non secular wars while additionally narrating the non-public traumas and passions of her major characters.” --Dr. Christopher Monk, medieval manuscript expert, Rochester Cathedral, and writer of Sodom within the Anglo-Saxon Imagination.
“If Mary Renault had selected to put in writing concerning the Crusades rather than historical Greece and Persia, she couldn't have performed any better--and that's excessive compliment, indeed.” --Amazon reviewer
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