Dark North

Malory's Knights of Albion 3

When King Arthur faces a challenge for his crown from the reinvigorated Roman Empire, he must call his supporters from every corner of the British Isles. One of these, Sir Lucan – the Black Wolf of the North – has more reason than most to join the coming campaign. Lucan’s beautiful wife, Trelawna, hoping to lead a new, better life in Italy, absconded with a young Roman officer.Lucan, already a fierce warrior but now with tainted blood due to his battle with the Penharrow Worm, thus turns the mission into a bitter personal vendetta. His former squire, Alaric, soon comes to fear for his overlord’s soul, but is more afraid still for the safety of Lady Trelawna, whom he always loved from a distance. Meanwhile, the Roman family Trelawna has fallen in with are the influential Malconi clan, and their matriarchal head is the sorceress Zenobia. She sees it as her motherly duty to stop Lucan with any demonic force she can summon…

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Published
30th Apr 2012
Length
384 pages
ISBN(Mobi)
9781849973403
ISBN(Epub)
9781849973397
ISBN(Print)
9781907992889

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Knights of Albion
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About the author

Toby Venables is a novelist, screenwriter and lecturer in Film Studies at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge. He once orchestrated an elaborate Halloween hoax for which he built and photographed a werewolf, and in 2001 won the Keats-Shelley Memorial Prize (both possibly due to typing errors).Paul Finch is an award-winning horror film writer, ex-cop and historian. His novel Cape Wrath made the final ballot of the Bram Stoker Awards and his short story, 'After Shock' won the British Fantasy Award.Matthew Sprange has a solid history in roleplaying design and has written over two dozen gaming books, including work for Babylon 5, Judge Dredd and Starship Troopers.