The Suffolk Trilogy

3 books in series
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Knight's Acre Summary

Sir Godfrey Tallboys was a knight-errant, famous for his success at tourneys, but far from wealthy. In an attempt to make his fortune he left his wife Sybilla and travelled to Spain to fight a minor rusade against the Moors. But treachery lurked in that far distant land and soon Sir Godfrey became a prisoner, a helpless slave in a hostile country. Back in quiet Suffolk he was reported dead. And so it fell to Sybilla to fend for the whole family.

The modest house of Knight’s Acre became the scene of much hardship and poverty, and only someone with Sybilla’s determination could triumph at last. But Sybilla was to find that life still held many surprises for her…

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  • Book 1

    • Knight's Acre

    • By: Norah Lofts
    • Narrated by: Patience Tomlinson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Sir Godfrey Tallboys was a knight-errant, famous for his success at tourneys, but far from wealthy. In an attempt to make his fortune he left his wife Sybilla and travelled to Spain to fight a minor rusade against the Moors. But treachery lurked in that far distant land and soon Sir Godfrey became a prisoner, a helpless slave in a hostile country. Back in quiet Suffolk he was reported dead. And so it fell to Sybilla to fend for the whole family.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hooked again.

    • By Benny on 19-08-17

    Regular price: £15.09

  • Book 2

    • The Homecoming

    • By: Norah Lofts
    • Narrated by: Patience Tomlinson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Sir Godfrey Tallboys had come home from the Crusades. Home to Knight’s Acre. But the years had brought many changes – and not only to his estate. His wife Sybilla, exhausted with struggling to keep poverty at bay, had grown old before her time. And with Sir Godfrey’s return, there was further change. With him was the Moorish slave girl who had saved his life in Spain.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sequel to Knight's Acre

    • By jade on 08-08-15

    Regular price: £15.79

  • Book 3

    • The Lonely Furrow

    • By: Norah Lofts
    • Narrated by: Patience Tomlinson
    • Length: 13 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    The Wars of the Roses were over, but for Henry Tallboys the battle for survival went on. Scratchign a livign from the meagre soil of Knight’s Acre was no easy task, but that wasn’t Henry’s only worry – there was also Joann’s future to settle. Even at the age of eleven Joanna seemed destined to fetch a handsome price in the marriage market; yet a mysterious bond seemed to unite her with Henry, a bond more close than either of them could have known.

    Regular price: £15.79