“A breathtaking gallop through Richard the Lionheart’s England.” –Sharon Bennett Connolly at The Review
“…emotional journey… With a blistering siege scene, daring escapes and a truly dastardly villain there is something for everyone here.” —thurinius (aka author LJ Trafford)
“Beautifully written, chock-full of historical details imparted elegantly throughout, For King and Country is a compelling and wonderful read.” –author Anna Belfrage, Historical Novel Society Indie Award winner 2015
“…the anguish, the joys, the sorrows, leap from the page while shes ties the threads of the web together. Strong characters, vivid detail and an interesting take on the Robin Hood mythology make this page turning adventure a joy to read.” —Paul Bennett, Historical Fiction Reviews
Charlene Newcomb is the author of The Battle Scars series, 12th century historical adventures taking place during the reign of Richard the Lionheart. For King and Country, book II of the series, was published on 2 May 2016. For exclusive content and early-bird announcements of special offers, sign up for Char’s Mailing List.
England 1193 Civil war threatens as battle-scarred knight Henry de Grey returns from the Crusades. King Richard languishes in captivity, a prisoner of the Holy Roman Emperor. Traitors to the crown pit Henry and his friends against dangerous and unknown enemies.
Loyalties will be tested, families torn apart. Friend or foe? It is hard to tell one from the other.
The king’s brother John and his allies plot to usurp Richard’s throne. With the knights Sir Stephan and Sir Robin, Henry fights for king and country. But he must keep his feelings for Sir Stephan l’Aigle secret. Sure as arrow or sword, their forbidden love could destroy him.
For King and Country
will be available on May 2 on Amazon
War, political intrigue and passion…
heroes… friends and lovers…
and the seeds for a new Robin Hood legend await you…
“The long and winding journey of the Lionheart’s crusade…is skillfully re-told in such a way that you will feel the highs and lows – the joys and desperation – and the excitement of two young men learning the art of war, love and friendship through their experiences.”
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