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Summary

The Hundred Years War still rages on and the French army thirsts for Thomas Blackstone's blood. Blackstone battles to strengthen Edwards III's claim to the throne and confronts the might of the French army. 

But, when his friend turns assassin, Blackstone is faced with an impossible choice: to save the English prince or sacrifice his son. Will he abandon his sworn oath to protect the future King of England? Or will he protect his family at the cost of the nation?

©2020 David Gilman (P)2020 Head of Zeus

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Brilliant narration

Fantastic story....the narration is brilliant...really makes you feel as if you are there amongst Sir Thomas’s war band....highly recommend!!

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Another book just flys by

Just couldn't stop listening. The Problem is the books just grab me and hold me I now need another fix, I dread to think what is going to happen when the story inevitably ends.

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Brilliant

I don't often get this excited about a book but these have got me gripped.

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Like Daytime TV

Strangely addictive, flawed overblown and painfully un-original but I can't stop listening. The audio equivalent of valium.

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A great continuation

I can’t get enough of the Master of War. Great characters & story. Ok, there’s a limit to the scope of story/themes, but the way it unfolds is very addictive.

Can’t wait for the next!

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A must

I have followed Thomas from start to finish and look forward to the saga continuing.
Colin Mace was outstanding. Brilliant story.

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well read and well writenwell read and well writen

well read and well writenwell read and well writenwell read and well writenwell read and well writenwell read and well writenwell read and well writen do more please

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Really enjoyed

Felt like it was about time that the hero was seriously hurt and at the end it would not have felt unfinished if he had died
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Gilmans Blackstone stories are a triumph

Great character’s that you care about.

Great stories engage you and keep you reading for that little bit longer.

The latest instalment does not disappoint and the narrator is superb with the different character voices.

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Another fantastic adventure with Tommy and co.

A really memorable entry into the series. Some great throwbacks to Crecy and other key moments. You can really feel Thomas' mortality in this book and the fact he needs to keep his loin clothe on. But fantastic all the same.

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Another winner

Loved the build up and the character development and the excellent pace of the story. And the narration, as usual, was superb.