'One of the finest historical fiction writers in the world' Ben KanePisa, May 1364.Sir William Gold is looking forward to a lucrative career as a hired sword in the endless warring between Italy's city states.
But when a message comes from the Grand Master of the Hospitaliers, William is forced to leave his dreams of fame and fortune behind him.The Hospitaliers are gathering men for a crusade, and Sir William must join them.
Yet before they set out for the holy land, the knights face deadly adversaries much closer to home . . . In the twisting politics of Italy, no one can be trusted. And there are those who would be pleased to see the crusade fail . . . Can Sir William and his knights survive this impossible mission into the heart of the enemy?
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 448 pages
- Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
- Publication Date: 13/08/2015
- Category: Historical fiction
- ISBN: 9781409137511