1066: What Fates Impose (Paperback)
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1066: What Fates Impose (Paperback)

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Paperback 448 Pages / Published: 02/01/2014
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England is in crisis. King Edward has no heir and promises never to produce one. There are no obvious successors available to replace him, but quite a few claimants are eager to take the crown. While power struggles break out between the various factions at court, enemies abroad plot to make England their own. There are raids across the borders with Wales and Scotland. Harold Godwinson, Earl of Wessex, is seen by many as the one man who can bring stability to the kingdom. He has powerful friends and two women who love him, but he has enemies who will stop at nothing to gain power. As 1066 begins, England heads for an uncertain future. It seems even the heavens are against Harold. Intelligent and courageous, can Harold forge his own destiny - or does he have to bow to what fates impose?

Publisher: Troubador Publishing
ISBN: 9781783062201
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 522 g
Dimensions: 216 x 138 x 23 mm
Edition: UK ed.


MEDIA REVIEWS
"This book is well researched and shows a passion for this period of time... A really really good read" -- Goodreads
"Packed with historical detail - you really get a sense of the time period and setting" -- LibraryThing
"An engrossing read... A very enjoyable book" -- Cheryl M-M's Book Blog

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“A must read for anyone who loves their historic novels.”

The novel tells of the build up to the battle of Hastings and the rise of Harold to the English throne. A very well written novel based around historic facts and shows the writers imagination to bring the characters... More

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“Gripping telling of the 1066 story”

While I know the usual bits and pieces about this period in British history (thanks to my GSCE history lessons) there is a lot I don't know, particularly about the lead up to William's invasion. The opening... More

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“Historical fiction at it's best”

Like most people I know a bit about 1066 and the Battle of Hastings where Harold got it in the eye, whilst fighting Duke William who would become William the Conqueror, but I didn't know a lot about the main... More

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