The Powder of Death The Powder of Death
Book 2 - Moments of History

The Powder of Death

An explosive discovery will change the world for ever

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Publisher Description

"Powder smoke and the stench of brimstone waft off the pages." - QUARTERDECK MAGAZINE
1261. Oxford, England. An envoy returns from the land of the Tartars to meet with an English scholar and share a deadly secret. The two men vow that the knowledge of gunpowder must die with them as the consequences are otherwise too fatal to contemplate.
1290. After his quiet life is shattered by tragedy, blacksmith Jared begins a pilgrimage from England to the Holy Land. The adventure that follows sees Jared join a holy crusade and encounter men from distant Cathay who harbour the secret of huo yao. So begins one man's obsession with the powder of death and a king's resolution to change the very nature of warfare . . .

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2016
18 August
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
352
Pages
PUBLISHER
Allison & Busby
SELLER
Faber and Faber
SIZE
1.7
MB

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