September 15, 2020|
Lionheart by Ben Kane
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1179. Henry II is King of England, Wales, Ireland, Normandy, Brittany and Aquitaine. The House of Plantagenet reigns supreme.

But there is unrest in Henry''s house. Not for the first time, his family talks of rebellion.

Ferdia - an Irish nobleman taken captive during the conquest of his homeland - saves the life of Richard, the king''s son. In reward for his bravery, he is made squire to Richard, who is already a renowned warrior.

Crossing the English Channel, the two are plunged into a campaign to crush rebels in Aquitaine. The bloody battles and gruelling sieges which followed would earn Richard the legendary name of Lionheart.

But Richard''s older brother, Henry, is infuriated by his sibling''s newfound fame. Soon it becomes clear that the biggest threat to Richard''s life may not be rebel or French armies, but his own family...

''A rip-roaring epic, filled with arrows and spattered with blood. Gird yourself with mail when you start.'' Paul Finch

''Ben''s deeply authoritative depiction of the time is delivered in a deft manner.'' Simon Scarrow

Kenya born, Irish by blood and UK resident, Ben Kane''s passion for history has seen him change career from veterinary medicine to writing, and taken him to more than 60 countries, and all 7 continents. During his travels and subsequent research, including walking hundreds of miles in complete Roman military gear, he has learned much a...
Title:LionheartFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:400 pages, 9.5 X 6.5 X 1.5 inShipping dimensions:400 pages, 9.5 X 6.5 X 1.5 inPublished:15 septembre 2020Publisher:ORION PUBLISHING GROUPLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:140917347X

ISBN - 13:9781409173472

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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