Finally a new series has been created to rival the likes of Kevin Crossley-Holland's Arthur trilogy and Michelle Pavers Chronicles of Ancient Darkness. The Perfect Fire by Katie Grant is a stunning trilogy and the second book White Heat really sets the tone for a fantastic action packed adventure.
Each book in stock is signed, lined, dated and numbered.
Will Raimon's and Yolanda's love survive the ravages of a siege, her enforced betrothal to Raimon's enemy, and the growing divisions within their beloved Occitan? Raimon has escaped the pyre and carried the Blue Flame, the true spirit of the Occitan, to the mountains above Castelneuf. There he dreams of Yolanda and gathers more people to his cause. But his resolve begins to fail as he is besieged by the Catholic Aimery and the Cathar White Wolf. In Paris, Yolanda, believing Raimon is dead, resists marriage to Sir Hugh, who is building a war train to topple Raimon and bring the flame and the Occitan under the rule of the French King ...In a blazing finale, as Castelneuf burns, all sides are forced to reconsider what they are willing to sacrifice for the Occitan, for power and ultimately for love.
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Raimon has escaped the heretic pyre and has carried the Blue Flame to the mountains above Castelneuf. There he waits in hope that the Flame, the true spirit of the Occitan, will be a beacon to unite his people against invasion. But, besieged by the Catholic Aimery and the Cathar White Wolf, even his dreams of sweet Yolanda may not uphold his failing strength...
In Paris, Yolanda, believing Raimon is dead, resists marriage to Sir Hugh. Buy how long can she hold out against such a powerful man? As Sir Hugh's war train, backed by the French king, heads for the Occitan, Yolanda must find new ways to fight.
More twists are to come in this adventure across 13th century France that involves bandits, renegade knights, broken promises but also fierce love and burning hope.
From the Back Cover
In the white heat of battle for the soul of the Occitan, will the true side win out?
Blue Flame, Book 1 of the Perfect Fire trilogy
About the Author
Katie Grant has written several books of historical fiction. She is a columnist on the Scottish Daily Mail; in addition she produces pieces or features for other papers as required, when not deep in a novel. She lives in Glasgow with her husband and three children. Product details
- First Edition First Printing
- Hardcover: 272 pages
- Publisher: Quercus Publishing Plc (2 Oct 2008)
- Language English
- ISBN-10: 1847244696
- ISBN-13: 978-1847244697
- Product Dimensions: 20.2 x 13 x 3 cm
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