Much Fall of Blood

Much Fall of Blood

Book - 2010
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First Time in Paperback. Three Top Writers Continue the Epic Fantasy Adventure Begun in the Best-Seller The Shadow of the Lion .

      Prince Manfred and his mentor and bodyguard, the deadly warrior Erik, have survived dangers and enemies both natural and supernatural, and if they thought that their new mission was going to be anything but more of the same, they soon gave up on that hope. Returning from Jerusalem, they and their escort of knights of the Holy Trinity are escorting an envoy of Il Khan Mongol to the lands of the Golden Horde--between theBlack Sea and the Carpathians, which happen to be the eastern bastion against their old enemies, the demon Chernobog and his possessed puppet, the Jangellion.

      Unfortunately, what began as a diplomatic mission leads to Manfred and his knights being caught up in an inter-clan civil war, rescuing a fugitive woman and her injured brother, and becoming involved in the problems of Prince Vlad, Duke of Valahia, who has been held as a hostage by King Emeric of Hungary until freed by Countess Elizabeth Batholdy to use as bait to capture a group of nonhumans. Instead, the wolflike nonhumans, who masquerade as gypsies, free Prince Vlad, and help him to return to his homeland to raise revolt against Hungary and to renew age-old magics.

      Manfred and Erik are forced into an alliance of convenience between the Golden Horde and the ancient magical forces of Valahia, as directed by the troubled Vlad. The magic calls for blood and Vlad is deathly afraid of it--and at the same time, is irresistibly drawn toward it . . .
Publisher: Riverdale, NY : Baen, c2010.
ISBN: 9781439134160
9781439133514
1439133514
Characteristics: 594 p. :,maps ;,25 cm.
Additional Contributors: Freer, Dave
Flint, Eric

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grangerjung
Nov 08, 2016

Good read, love the whole series.

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