Paul Doherty, author of The Nightingale Gallery

‘Like one of those exquisite tapestries with interlacing strands in an array of vivid colour […] a truly enthralling account of the events leading up to Crecy. Compulsory reading for all who enjoy that most fascinating period of English history’

Parmenion Books

‘Fast-paced, action-packed and full of adventure […] one of the best reads this year’

C. B. Hanley, author of the Mediaeval Mysteries series

A rip-roaring story and devilish plot with outstanding historical detail […] Mackenzie has created a character who will surely take his place in the canon of historical literary detectives

Katherine Stansfield, author of the Cornish Mystery series

Espionage, treachery and long-buried sins come to the fore in the blood-stained fields of fourteenth-century Normandy. A compelling story of courage and betrayal – I loved it