The final book of the Saladin Trilogy.
A full-blooded historical adventure novel for all fans of Conn Iggulden, Bernard Cornwell, Anthony Riches, Ben Kane, Robyn Young and Simon Scarrow.
While Saladin ruthlessly sets about uniting the whole of Arabia under his rule, the Kingdom of Jerusalem is torn apart by treachery and intrigue. When the murderous knight Reynald of Chatillon raids a caravan heading from Damascus to Mecca and rapes Saladin's sister, the scene is set for war.
In June 1187, Saladin marches into the Kingdom with an army of over 24,000 and in reprisal imposes a crushing defeat on the Crusader forces at the Horns of Hattin. It is only a matter of time before he marches on a panicked and demoralized citadel of Jerusalem.
But Saladin's longtime ally, the Saxon knight John of Tatewic, is determined to negotiate a peaceful fate for Jerusalem... despite the fact that in England the soon-to-be-crowned King Richard has pledged revenge and a new Crusade.
This is the gripping conclusion of the Saladin Trilogy, the story of the legendary war leader who united Arabia.
Praise for Jack Hight: 'An ambitious book written on an ambitious scale . . . a fascinating picture of momentous events.' - Daily Mail