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Bernard Cornwell’s bestselling Grail Quest Trilogy in one complete eBook for the first time. Follow the famed archer Thomas of Hookton as he avenges his father’s death and retrieves a stolen relic.
1342. The English, led by Edward III, are laying waste to the French countryside. The archers, the common men, are England’s secret weapon. The French know them as Harlequins. Thomas Hookton is one of these archers. But he is also on a personal mission: to avenge his father’s death and retrieve a stolen relic. Thomas begins a quest that will lead him to finally where the two armies face each other at Crecy.
1346. England lies exposed to the threat of invasion. Thomas of Hookton finds himself back in the north as the Scots invade on behalf of the French. He is determined to pursue his quest: to discover whether a relic he is searching for is the Holy Grail.
The Hundred Years War has been suspended. The truce release Thomas of Hookton to pursue his arch enemy and resume his quest for the prized relic: the Holy Grail. But fate strikes and the plague grips hold. And the Holy Grail is needed more than ever as a sign of God’s favour.
Harlequin: ‘It is all spectacular, rattling good stuff: war and torture; love, lust and loss’ THE TIMES
Vagabond: ‘A wonderful cast of kings, monks, cardinals and mercenaries…crackling with good deeds, fine characters and sparkling set pieces, it confirms yet again Cornwell’s reputation for masterly historical novels’ DAILY MAIL
Heretic: ‘The battle scenes, as always, are masterful; and the vignettes of everyday living, in times of extreme hardship, have the ring of simple truth’ SUNDAY TELEGRAPH
About the author
Bernard Cornwell was born in London, raised in Essex and
worked for the BBC for eleven years before meeting Judy, his
American wife. Denied an American work permit he wrote a
novel instead and has been writing ever since. He and Judy
divide their time between Cape Cod and Charleston, South