On Sale: August 27, 2013
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"The most prolific and successful historical novelist in the
world today" (Wall Street Journal) delivers another
thrilling page-turner in this tale of peril and conquest at
the Battle of Poitiers.
September 1356, France: The
English armyâ€”led by the heir to the throne, the Black
Princeâ€”is set to invade, while the French, along with their
Scottish allies, are ready to hunt their enemy down. But
what if there was a weapon that could decide the outcome of
Thomas of Hookton, known as le
Batard, has orders to uncover the lost sword of Saint
Peter, a blade with mystical powers said to grant certain
victory to whoever possesses her. The French seek the
weapon, too, and so Thomas's quest will be thwarted at every
turn by battle and betrayal, by promises made and oaths
Rich with colorful characters, great
adventure, and vivid battle scenes, 1356 tells a
magnificent story of the quest for a holy relic with the
power to change historyâ€”a quest that culminates in an epic
and unforgettable struggle.
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