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Kingmaker: Broken Faith

Kingmaker: Broken Faith

Author: Toby Clements
Series: Kingmaker Trilogy
$26.00(NZD)  inc GST
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'An enthralling adventure story, honest and powerful. The Wars of the Roses are imagined here with energy, with ferocity, with hunger to engage the reader.' Hilary Mantel

'An enthralling adventure story, honest and powerful. The Wars of the Roses are imagined here with energy, with ferocity, with hunger to engage the reader.' Hilary Mantel

October, 1463

England is a divided nation. In the north, the Lancastrian king struggles to hold power, while in the south, the princes of the house of York prepare for war.

Across this land, pursued by the Church and the Law, a young man, Thomas, and a young woman, Katherine, make their way, bearing proof of a secret both sides will kill to learn.

Bent on revenge for a past outrage, Thomas and Katherine journey to the mighty castle of Bamburgh to join a weakening king as he marshals his army to take up arms in one of the most savage civil wars in history: the Wars of the Roses.

âe~Searingly good.âe(tm) Sunday Times

âe~Immersiveâe(tm) The Times

âe~Evocative and directâe(tm) Independent

Promotion info

Set during England's bloody and brutal War of the Roses, this is the second novel in an epic historical fiction series. If you liked Conn Iggulden's Stormbird, you will love Toby Clements' KINGMAKER novels.

Reviews

"Toby Clements is an exceptionally good writer. His debut was a tour de force. His second novel outdoes that, bringing new depth to his characters, and continuing his vivid, blood-soaked insight into the real, grim, ghastly, and occasionally glorious human cost of the Wars of the Roses. This is history in the raw: powerful, potent stuff, always real, but always gloriously unpredictable. This is a gem of a book, one of my must-reads for this year." Manda Scott "The book glides along effortlessly, it's a simple excellent love story, bursting with action, intrigue and history. a real contender for book of the year." Parmenion Books "It's raw and heart-rending... A searing narrative that will definitely stay with you after you've closed the book." Fantasy Smorgasboard "It's raw and heart-rending... A searing narrative that will definitely stay with you after you've closed the book." Fantasy Smorgasboard "This is a wonderful series - violent, bloody, squirm-inducing and bleak... History and fiction mix so well in this series, bringing to life the period" For Winter Nights blog

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780099585886
  • : penguin random house
  • : Arrow Books Ltd
  • : January 2016
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 30mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Toby Clements
  • : en
  • : 480