To Defy a King
Publish date: May 6th 2010
Pages no: 520
Edition language: English
Series: William Marshal (#5)
A bit predictable, but enjoyable enough. I liked the focus on the female characters in relation to power.
Book 4 (5) in the William Marshal series This is an excellently crafted historical fiction that span the years 1204-1218 and tells the story of Mahelt, the eldest daughter of William Marshall. The novel begins with Mahelt’s betrothal to Hugh Bigod the Earl of Norfolk’s son, this union is expec...
Great read! This is quite a different look into daily life under King John. One family in particular is in the middle of trying to figure out how to make life better under his rule. Mahelt Marshall is not just anyone, she is the daughter of William Marshall, trusted advisor of the king. However, lif...
Very good book, loved the characters, slow in some parts.
Buddy read with Anna :-).