Synopses & Reviews
The pageantry and passionate intrigues of King Arthurs court are expertly re-created in this historical novelthe only Arthurian novel in which all of the central characters are portrayed as intrinsically good people. This realistic retelling of the legend shows Arthur severing the bonds of bastardy, vanquishing the Saxons, and loving one woman. As the daring teenage warrior prepares for the throne, he discovers true love with Morgan of Avalon, the youngest of Merlins daughters, but fate cruelly thwarts their hopes for a future together. Never before has a telling of the Arthur story made the breathtaking drama of this charismatic king more real or moving.
Imaginative and moving, this narrative . . . is historical fiction at its finest.” Publishers Weekly
A pleasing romance [that] uses the elements of the legend effectively.” Library Journal
Deeply absorbing and satisfying . . . a fascinating reshaping of the Arthurian legend.” Rosemary Sutcliff, author, Sword at Sunset
A spectacular re-creation of the Arthurian legend.” Romantic Times
About the Author
Joan Wolf is the author of numerous critically acclaimed historical novels, including High Meadow, His Lordship’s Desire, The Poisoned Serpent, Royal Bride, Silverbridge, Someday Soon, That Summer, and To the Castle. She lives in Milford, Connecticut. Mary Jo Putney is the author of many books, including Angel Rogue, Bewitched, Bothered & BeVampyred, The Marriage Spell, and Petals in the Storm. She lives in Baltimore.