The first book in a passionate and poignant story of a family feud in twelfth century Brittany. Will love and innocence triumph?
The illegitimate daughter of a knight and his concubine, Gwenn Herevi has all the innocence of youth. But she grows up quickly when a festering family feud erupts into violence, pitting her father against her uncle. At stake are the family lands in Brittany.
Into this scenario come Captain Alan le Bret and his cousin Ned Fletcher, mercenaries from England in the pay of Gwenn's uncle. One woman, two men – passions run high as their lives become entangled and choices must be made.
Revised edition of a richly detailed evocation of living and loving in the twelfth century. This novel was originally published by Headline in 1992.