Battle Scars (Medieval series)

Battle Scars I: Men of the Cross

Men of the Cross (Battle Scars I)

War, political intrigue and passion… heroes… friends and lovers… and the seeds for a new Robin Hood legend await you…

Two young knights’  journey to war at Richard the Lionheart’s side sweeps them from England to the Holy Land in this historical adventure set against the backdrop of the Third Crusade.

Henry de Grey leaves Southampton in high spirits, strong in his faith and passionate about the mireaders favorite awardssion to take Jerusalem back from Saladin’s army. Stephan l’Aigle’s prowess on the battlefield is well known, as are his exploits in the arms of other men. He prizes duty, honour and loyalty to his king above all else. But God and the Church? Stephan has little use for either.

Henry’s convictions are challenged by loss and the harsh realities of bloody battles, registered- 800unforgiving marches, and the politics of the day. Man against man. Man against the elements. Man against his own heart. Survival will depend on more than a strong sword arm.

A 2014 B.R.A.G. Medallion honoree and Readers’ Favorite.

Praise for Men of the Cross

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king and country_smallFor King and Country (Battle Scars II)

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.

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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.

War, political intrigue and passion… heroes… friends and lovers… and the seeds for a new Robin Hood legend await you…



Honorable Mention – Writer’s Digest Self-Published e-Book Awards

Editor’s Choice – the Historical Novel Society (HNS).

A 2016 B.R.A.G. Medallion honoree

Readers Favorite reviews – 5 stars

Finalist –  Chaucer Award for pre-1750 Historical Fiction

Sharon reviews on The Review

Awarded a “Discovered Diamond.

Chill With A Book Award.

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book cover blankSwords of the King (Battle Scars III)

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Expected publication: Summer 2018

The turbulent final years of the reign of Richard I, the Lionheart, provide the the backdrop of Battle Scars III. Lovers  Henry de Grey and Stephan l’Aigle serve King Richard in Normandy as he re-takes territory – his birthright – from Philip II of France.

The knights’ friend, Sir Robin, is Richard’s spy in Count John’s camp. Richard and his brother may be allies, and John has sworn fealty to Richard . . . but can he be trusted?

Politics, intrigue, murder . . . Treason.