Kingmaker
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  • 1
    Winter Pilgrims: Kingmaker, Book 1 | Toby Clements

    Winter Pilgrims: Kingmaker, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Toby Clements
    • Narrated By Jack Hawkins
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    February 1460. In the bitter dawn of a winter’s morning, a young man and a woman escape from a priory. In fear for their lives, they are forced to flee across a land ravaged by conflict. For this is the Wars of the Roses, one of the most savage and bloody civil wars in history. Where brother confronts brother, king faces king, and Thomas and Katherine must fight just to stay alive....

    Excellent Read

    Just finished this book and can barely find the words to describe how much I enjoyed it. Without doubt it is one of the best books I've listened to fo..Show More »

    Reviewed on 20 March 2016 by R. J. Gladden (Liverpool, UK)
  • 2
    Broken Faith | Toby Clements

    Broken Faith

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 15 mins)
    • By Toby Clements
    • Narrated By Jack Hawkins
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    Set during England's bloody and brutal War of the Roses, this is the second novel in an epic historical fiction series. If you liked Conn Iggulden's Stormbird, you will love Toby Clements' Kingmaker novels. October 1463. England is a divided nation. In the north the Lancastrian king struggles to hold power while in the south the princes of the house of York prepare for war.

    Good, if a little harrowing

    I started this straight after the first book. I found it quite draining, to be honest, as there is little let-up in the sequence of harrowing events t..Show More »

    Reviewed on 05 August 2016 by swheelie (UK)
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    Divided Souls: Kingmaker, Book 3 | Toby Clements

    Divided Souls: Kingmaker, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Toby Clements
    • Narrated By Jack Hawkins
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Lent, 1469. The recent wars between the House of York and the House of Lancaster seem over. The Yorkist King Edward sits on his throne in Westminster while the Lancastrian claimants are in exile or under lock and key in the Tower. But within the family of York, there is discord. The Earl of Warwick conspires against his king, and while to one another's faces they are all smiles, their household men speak in lies and whispers. No man comes to court unarmed.

    FANTASTIC STORY LINE HOPE TO READ MORE IN THE NEAR

    FANTASTIC STORY LINE HOPE TO READ MORE IN THE NEAR FUTURE OR STOCK SIMILAR TO THIS BRILLIANT STORY LINE

    Reviewed on 04 November 2016 by thanks ()
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    Kingdom Come: Kingmaker, Book 4 | Toby Clements

    Kingdom Come: Kingmaker, Book 4

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 34 mins)
    • By Toby Clements
    • Narrated By Jack Hawkins
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Toby Clements's fourth and final instalment in the Kingmaker historical series, set during England's bloody and brutal War of the Roses. 1470. The recent tensions between King Edward and his great ally the Earl of Warwick lie forgotten these past months, but even as winter tightens her grip on the land, the peace is shattered by a vicious attack on one of the King's allies. Long buried secrets are brought to the surface, and Thomas and Katherine must finally decide where their loyalties lie and to choose between fight or flight.

    Superb series of books

    Jack Hawkins has a fantastic tone, understated, almost deadpan, it really adds to the suspense and the characters. Toby Clements brings a different di..Show More »

    Reviewed on 25 September 2017 by j c hare ()