1368. Europe is on the brink of war on all fronts, and William Gold must choose who he will ultimately stand beside...
'One of THE finest writers of historical fiction in the world' BEN KANE
THE BRAND NEW MEDIEVAL ADVENTURE FROM THE MASTER OF HISTORICAL FICTION
1368. France, Spain and England prepare for war. In Italy, the Pope and the Visconti princes are battling for bloody supremacy.
The worst years of Sir William Gold's life are about to begin.
Leaving the side of his commander, Sir John Hawkwood, William embarks on a new journey that will bring him fame and favour - until a heart-breaking personal tragedy leads him to put down his sword.
But men of war can't stay out of battle for long. Gold yearns to return to Italy and rejoin Hawkwood. Only now the game of the Italian Princes is changing and, as chaos descends, Gold must finally decide who he stands for...
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'The master of historical fiction' SUNDAY TIMES
'A storyteller at the height of his powers' HISTORICAL NOVEL SOCIETY
'Superb' THE TIMES
'A sword-slash above the rest' IRISH EXAMINER
One of the finest writers of historical fiction in the world - Ben Kane
A storyteller at the height of his powers - Historical Novel Society
The master of historical fiction - Sunday Times
Christian Cameron is a writer and military historian. He participates in re-enacting and experimental archaeology, teaches armoured fighting and historical swordsmanship, and takes his vacations with his family visiting battlefields, castles and cathedrals. He lives in Toronto and is busy writing his next novel.