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Tom Swan and the Head of St George Part One: Castillon by Christian Cameron
  

Tom Swan and the Head of St George Part One: Castillon

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Part One of a fast-paced serialised novel set in the turbulent Europe of the fifteenth century. Having used his wits to escape execution, Tom Swan begins a series of adventures that take him to street duels in Italy, meetings with remarkable men - from Leonardo Da Vinci to Vlad Dracula - and from the intrigues of the War of the Roses to the fall of Constantinople.

There are three books in this mini series starting with Castillion, then Venice and finally Constantinople.

Click here to read an article by Christian Cameron on why he wrote Tom Swan.

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Tom Swan and the Head of St George Part One: Castillon by Christian Cameron

1450s France. A young Englishman, Tom Swan, is kneeling in the dirt, waiting to be killed by the French who've taken him captive. He's not a professional soldier. He's really a merchant and a scholar looking for remnants of Ancient Greece and Rome - temples, graves, pottery, fabulous animals, unicorn horns. But he also has a real talent for ending up in the midst of violence when he didn't mean to...

There are three books in this mini series starting with Castillion, then Venice and finally Constantinople.

Click here to read an extract from this title.

Click here to read an article by Christian Cameron on why he wrote Tom Swan.

About the Author

Christian Cameron

Christian Cameron is a writer, re-enactor and military historian. He is a veteran of the United States Navy, where he served as both an aviator and an intelligence officer. He now lives in Toronto with his wife and daughter, where he writes full time.

Author photo © Leonard Schlichting

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Publication date

23rd August 2012

Author

Christian Cameron

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Orion Orion

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ISBN

9781409127215