The Song and the Sword

The Song and the Sword

by Isabelle Chevallot
The Song and the Sword

The Song and the Sword

by Isabelle Chevallot


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In twelfth-century England, King Richard the Lionheart has just ascended the throne, and preparations are underway for the Third Crusade to wrest the Holy Land from Saladin's clutches.

Young lovers Eleanor and Hugh are thwarted by their fathers. While Eleanor is married off to Baron Rolf, a man who simmers with menace and will stop at nothing in his bid for power, Hugh trains to become a knight and embarks on Crusade to escape an arranged marriage to a woman he despises.

From the stark walls of Dover Castle, to the sanctuary of an austere priory and across tempest-swept seas to Normandy and the prosperous city of Messina, Sicily, Eleanor and Hugh must each brave a lonely and perilous journey of love and loss, grief and endurance with only their own wits to rely on.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781999591090
Publisher: Fetterlock Publishing
Publication date: 09/29/2022
Pages: 386
Product dimensions: 5.06(w) x 7.81(h) x 0.86(d)

About the Author

After studying languages at Bristol University. For the past eleven years, Isabelle Chevallot has worked as a historical researcher/librarian at Guildhall Library in the City of London where she runs discussion groups, and school and university workshops, using storytelling and even an annual Regency Ball to engage readers with history. Before that, she worked as a researcher/writer at the Guardian and Observer newspapers for eight years. This is her debut novel.
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