Fighting off the heir’s enemies would be simple enough, if it weren’t for the renegade Knights and legendary Dashini assassins, getting in their way, not to mention the Dukes, who are desperate to hold on to their power at any cost, or Trin, the merciless daughter of the ruthless Duke of Rijou and the cruel Duchess of Hervor, who is determined to be Queen of Tristia. Of course, the fact that the heir to the throne is thirteen years old doesn’t help, nor the fact that every day brings Falcio closer to dying from the poison running through his veins.
And then there is the Greatcoats Lament . . .
Praise for The Greatcoats
Ends on a satisfying conclusion that nevertheless leaves room for the story to continue in Saint's Blood.
Knight's Shadow is an excellent and engaging story, one of the best books I've read in a long time. 10/10
High energy, highly unique, swashbuckling-cop-epic-noir story. Buy it. BUY IT NOW.
Excels at telling a fun, exciting adventure. . . Knight's Shadow is a strong tale in its own right
Sebastien De Castell manages to wring every heart wrenching moment and ounce of anticipation from every scene, his fight scenes contain dark humour, explosive action and a great awareness of the art of sword fighting
If you love Dumas, or Game of Thrones or The False Prince this is the swashbuckling fantasy for you.
This map was commissioned separately from the one that appears in the UK editions. Both have their merits, but which one do you prefer?
The War Against The Black Tabards
An early illustration depicting the fight between the Greatcoats and the Black Tabards.