The Wounded Hawk

The Wounded Hawk

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The Demon-King wears the Crown of England and only a man strong enough to resist love can defeat him.Casting aside his vows to the Church, and protected by the powerful Duke of Lancaster and his son Hal Bolingbroke, Thomas Neville is now free to pursue his quest for Wynkyn de Worde's casket.But Richard II is subtle and cunning, and moves swiftly against Neville and Bolingbroke, destroying both their families and using his minions to drive the realm towards bloody rebellion.Only Neville's wife Margaret can help, but Neville knows he cannot fully trust her. And what of Bolingbroke who, as the months go by, reveals ambitions far greater and deadlier than Neville ever realised?As Neville inches closer and closer to the casket, he discovers that opening it might well release a greater horror across the earth than the one he wishes to thrust back into hell.
Publisher: New York :, Tor
Copyright Date: ©2005
ISBN: 9780730492054
Characteristics: text file,rda
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Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc. - Distributor

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SB2000 May 15, 2011

The second installment in Sara Douglass's "Crucible" trilogy. This continues directly on from where the first left off.

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CherylYank
Nov 03, 2010

* Crucible - bk. 2.

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ryner
Aug 07, 2006

In this second book in her Crucible series, Sara Douglass continues her tale of a slightly alternate reality in 14th-century Europe in which Thomas Neville has been told that the fate of Christendom rests on his success in disrupting the plans of demons infiltrating the ranks of European courts. As times passes, however, the distinction between good and evil becomes ever hazier. The books are much more focused on history than on religion, and this is a fascinating period in European history. I should also say that all of the books in this series have fantastic cover art.

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