Monday, December 29, 2014
The Blood of the Fifth Knight- E.M. Powell ~ Get your copy now- links are posted!
I did not read the first book so who was who was a bit of a catch up. Novelists can add characters and E.M Powell did so, in an interesting fashion. After I bumped my head on who Theodosia was, and was she actually a daughter of Henry II ( I copiously read about this family), I went on and enjoyed it.
"The Blood of the Fifth Knight is an intricate medieval murder mystery and a worthy follow-on to E.M. Powell’s acclaimed historical thriller The Fifth Knight." Cross genre actually, and energetic and exciting.
Sir Benedict Palmer, the tale goes is greatly esteemed by King Henry and rightly so. He is less enamored of Rosamund Clifford than we would imagine and that part was very entertaining, towers and fires and other younger men than Henry!
All does end well with some serious twists and turns which involves a putative sister of Benedict, Joan, who muddies the waters a lot. If you love medieval mysteries, this historical thriller will surely work!
The pre-order links are posted so get this one as soon as you can!