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<h2>The third thrilling historical adventure in the A Time for Swords series by Matthew Harffy. Hunlaf battles peril and intrigue on a dangerous voyage to Muslim Spain. </h2><p>AD 796. The high seas are a deadly place full of foes. Sailing in search of an object of great power, Hunlaf and his comrades are far from home when they are caught up in a violent skirmish against pirates.</p><p>After the bloody onslaught, an encounter with ships from Islamic Spain soon sees them escorted under guard to the city of Qadis: one of the jewels of the Emirate of Al-Andalus, the true destination of their voyage.</p><p>Al-Andalus is a realm of learning and incredible wealth. Hunlaf believes the Emir's lands hold the key to his search, but his task is not a simple one. There are dangerous games at play, and to achieve his goal, Hunlaf and his allies must walk a difficult path where friends and enemies alike are not always what they seem – and where a weapon deadlier than any yet seen could change the future of all the kingdoms in Europe.</p><h2><b>Reviewers on Matthew Harffy:</b> </h2><p>'A brilliant characterization of a difficult hero in a dangerous time. Excellent!' <b>Christian Cameron</b> <br />'He is really proving himself the rightful heir to Gemmell's crown.' <b>Jemahl Evans</b> <br />'A genuinely superb novel.' <b>Steven McKay</b> <br />'Beobrand is the warrior to follow.' <b>David Gilman</b></p>

ISBN
9781804548554
Imprint
Head of Zeus -- an Aries Book
Category
Fiction
Published
Pages
512
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<p>The third historical adventure in the A Time for Swords series by Matthew Harffy. Hunlaf and his comrades find adventure and perilous intrigue as they voyage to Muslim Spain.</p>

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<b>PRAISE FOR MATTHEW HARFFY</b>: <br />
'Harffy's writing just gets better and better... He is really proving himself the rightful heir to Gemmell's crown' Jemahl Evans. <br />
'Historical fiction doesn't get much better than this' Angus Donald. <br />
'Matthew Harffy tells a great story' Joanna Hickson. <br />
'Beobrand is the warrior to follow'

David Gilman

Illustrations
1 map
Editions
ISBN
9781804548547
Format
Hardback
Title
A Day of Reckoning
Price_Amount
20.00
ISBN
9781804548554
Format
Trade Paperback
Title
A Day of Reckoning
Price_Amount
15.99
ISBN
9781804548578
Format
eBook
Title
A Day of Reckoning
Price_Amount
7.99
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Title of Series
A Time for Swords
Number within Series
3
BIC Code
FV
Genre
Export Only
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<p>Latest instalment in popular A TIME FOR SWORDS series from Northumbria-born Wiltshire author Harffy.</p>

<p>Richly detailed and researched setting of Islamic Spain in the eighth century.</p>

<p>MARKET: Ben Kane; Simon Scarrow; Bernard Cornwell.</p>

Measure X
148
Measure
mm
Measure Y
229
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Off