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The Poisoned Throne (Tintagel Book II)

The Poisoned Throne (Tintagel Book II)

A decade has passed since the death of Caradoc, King of the Dumnonii tribe, and his friend, Flavius Magnus Maximus. Britain is battered by Pict invaders, and centurion Constantinus and his legionnaires are fighting them to the death.

Maximus’s daughter, Lady Severa, holds the key to the throne of the High King of the Britons and when she is threatened with abduction, Constantinus escorts her to the safety of Tintagel. Agreeing to marry her, he is crowned the High King, and Severa bears him two sons, Ambrosius and Uther. But, as the ruler of Britain, Constantinus is poisoned by greed and jealousy, and his thirst for greatness in the Roman Empire will cost him dear…
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Myth & Legend Told As Fiction

On Sale: 16th June 2016

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9781472215826

Reviews

Hume deftly navigates the Arthurian legends, populating them with likable and despicable characters, and casting them in a fully realized historical setting
Publishers Weekly
Exciting, violent and bloody... Up there with Conn Iggulden and Bernard Cornwell
www.lovereading.co.uk
It's a slice of history that's totally, utterly believable. Magnificent
www.booksmonthly.co.uk
Historical fiction of the most bloodthirsty and roistering kind
Australian Bookseller & Publishers Magazine
Hume brings the bloody, violent, conniving world vividly to life...will appeal to those who thrill to Game of Thrones and other tales of intersecting, ever-warring, noble lineages
Kirkus Review