By Elizabeth Chadwick
"A famous person again in Britain, Elizabeth Chadwick is eventually getting the eye she merits here." —USA Today
Nothing beneficial is simple. now not turning into a knight. no longer if you don't slot in wherever. Brunin Fitzwarin is aware this larger than someone. misplaced in his own residence, he's now a knight-in-training to the Lord of Ludlow—and nonetheless totally on my own. that's, until eventually the youngest daughter of the home befriends him. yet England is in turmoil, and Brunin needs to struggle together with his lord to aid King Stephen for the English crown. because the conflict rages on and his really just about domestic, Brunin needs to defeat the shadows of his adolescence and tackle the mantle of knight, confronting the longer term head on. A wealthy story of coming of age in an international the place chivalry is a luxurious few can have the funds for. Shadows and Strongholds is a story of incomes your house and discovering your method home.
"Picking up an Elizabeth Chadwick novel is like having a Bentley draw up at your door: you recognize you're in for a luxurious ride." —Daily Telegraph
"The most sensible author of medieval fiction presently around." —Richard Lee, founder and writer, Historical Novel Society
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