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The Poisoned Throne (Tintagel Book II) A gripping adventure bringing the Arthurian Legend of life

by M. K. Hume

Part of the Tintagel Series

The Poisoned Throne (Tintagel Book II) A gripping adventure bringing the Arthurian Legend of life Synopsis

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...

The Poisoned Throne (Tintagel Book II) A gripping adventure bringing the Arthurian Legend of life Press Reviews

It's a slice of history that's totally, utterly believable. Magnificent * www.booksmonthly.co.uk * Exciting, violent and bloody... Up there with Conn Iggulden and Bernard Cornwell * www.lovereading.co.uk * Historical fiction of the most bloodthirsty and roistering kind * Australian Bookseller & Publishers Magazine * Hume deftly navigates the Arthurian legends, populating them with likable and despicable characters, and casting them in a fully realized historical setting * Publishers Weekly * 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 *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781472215840
Publication date: 31st December 2015
Author: M. K. Hume
Publisher: Headline Review an imprint of Headline Publishing Group
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 496 pages
Categories: Myth & legend told as fiction,

About M. K. Hume

M. K. Hume is a retired academic, who is married with two grown-up sons and lives in Queensland, Australia. Having completed an MA and PhD in Arthurian Literature many years ago, M. K. Hume has now written a series of magnificent novels about the legend of King Arthur. For more information visit: www.mkhume.com.

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