In the aftermath of tragedy and scandal, Sabin FitzSimon, illegitimate son of a Norman earl, leaves England for the Holy Land in search of a new beginning. At first it seems impossible as the demons from his past life return to haunt him. There is more scandal and banishment, and Sabin finds his back to the wall. In the heat and dust, magnificence and danger of Northern Syria, he must either face himself, or be vanquished. Annais, daughter of Edmund Strongfist, is a quiet, convent-raised young woman when she acompanies her father to their new life in the Holy Land. Her encounters with Sabin FitzSimon leave her bewildered, desirous, and more than a little hostile. Bravely facing up to heartache, an arranged marriage, war and death, she falls deeply in love with the country and its people. But it will take more than love to secure what she holds dear, including Sabin FitzSimon.
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Praise for Elizabeth Chadwick
“An author who makes history come gloriously alive”
- The Times [U.K.]
“Reading an Elizabeth Chadwick novel is the next best thing to time travel.”
- Sharon Kay Penman
Praise for Lords of the White Castle
“A lively, well-plotted drama, superior to the norm.”
- Publishers Weekly
Praise for The Marsh King’s Daughter
“This novel has everything---adventure, treachery, violence, and some forthright sex, but its abiding strength is the author’s grasp of the historical details.”
- Beverly Guardian
“Beautifully written with marvelously drawn characters and fascinating details that bring the late medieval period wonderfully to life. The growing emotional tensions and plot complications make the book a compulsive reading experience.”
- Roberta Gellis
Praise for The Love Knot
“Realistic, romantic, and engrossing, this story deftly combines love and war...to appeal to readers of historical romance and historical fiction alike.”
- Library Journal
“Ripe with intrigue, colorful folklore, and lusty romance...superb reading!”
- Affaire de Coeur
"A star back in Britain, Elizabeth Chadwick is finally getting the attention she deserves here,"-USA Today. Chadwick is the bestselling author of over 20 historical novels, including The Greatest Knight, The Scarlet Lion, A Place Beyond Courage, Lords of the White Castle, Shadows and Strongholds, The Winter Mantle, and The Falcons of Montabard, four of which have been shortlisted for the Romantic Novelists' Awards.
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Book Description Soundings Audio Books, 2003. Audio Cassette. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1842836412
Book Description Soundings Ltd, 2004. Audio Cassette. Book Condition: Brand New. unabridged edition. 9.10x6.70x2.40 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 1842836412