Set in the time of King Arthur, but in northern Britain which is convulsed by feuding kings, this is a legendary tale with a contemporary resonance.
Raised in a wilderness sanctuary, Ailein enters a world beset by fierce warlords. He falls in love and seeks to shield his sweetheart from encircling dangers, but his wishes count for nothing. Ailein has a talent those who set the rules are determined to exploit. Is it possible to escape the iron-grip of all-powerful potentates? 484pp