The Price of Blood (The Emma of Normandy)

The Price of Blood (The Emma of Normandy)

Patricia Bracewell


Menaced by means of Vikings and enemies at courtroom, Queen Emma defends her childrens and her crown in a riveting medieval experience Readers first met Emma of Normandy in Patricia Bracewell's gripping debut novel, Shadow at the Crown. Unwillingly thrust into marriage to England's King AEthelred, Emma has given the king a son and inheritor, yet theirs hasn't ever been a contented marriage. within the rate of Blood, Bracewell returns to 1006 while a beleaguered AEthelred, nonetheless haunted by way of his brother's ghost, governs with an iron fist and a royal coverage that embraces homicide. As tensions increase and enmities solidify, Emma forges alliances to guard her younger son from formidable men--even from the guy she loves. within the north there's treachery brewing, and whilst Viking armies ravage England, loyalties are shattered and not anyone is secure from the sword. wealthy with intrigue, compelling personalities, and engaging element a couple of little-known interval in background, the cost of Blood will captivate fanatics of either ancient fiction and fable novels equivalent to George R. R. Martin's online game of Thrones sequence.

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