In the Name of the King

In the Name of the King

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1640, and the pall of war hangs over France . . .The young Chevalier de Roland has scarcely set foot in the city before he crosses swords with a cruel nobleman to defend a young woman's honour. Too late he learns he has stumbled on a conspiracy within the King's own household to seize power by secret alliance with Spain. Accused of treason and forced to flee into hiding, Andre must fight on alone, staking both his life and his honour in the battle to save France.In the Name of the King is an epic swashbuckling pageturner that sweeps from the political intrigues of Cardinal Richelieu to the great battlefields of the Thirty Years War.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 128 x 190 x 38mm | 358.34g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0141043741
  • 9780141043746
  • 325,897

About A. L. Berridge

A L Berridge read English at Oxford, and taught for ten years before moving into television, where her production credits range from period drama and thrillers to long-running soaps. Her debut novel, Honour And The Sword, went on to be a Top Ten bestseller.
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98 ratings
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