On the third day of Christmas, Abaddon Books gave to me... a potent combination of Arthurian and Roman legend that had me filled with glee. King Arthur needs some help as the Romans raise an army, and he calls for support from Sir Lucan, the Black Wolf of the North. But Lucan’s got lady trouble, his wife left him for a Roman moron, and soul trouble, when the Penharrow Worm taints his blood. His squire, Alaric, tries to look out for Lucan, but his mother, a sorceress, is looking out for him, and that involves stopping Lucan with every demon she can call. Reach into your heritage this Christmas, travel back to pagan past, and celebrate the Yuletide with Lucan and the rest of the cast.
Dark North, Malory’s Knights of Albion | Paul Finch
£7.99, ISBN: 978-1-907992-88-9
A stunning new Dark Fantasy with untold stories of King Arthur’s Knights and Camelot.
As the restored Roman Empire raises an army against him, King Arthur calls his supporters from every corner of the British Isles. Sir Lucan – the Black Wolf of the North – has more reason than most to join the campaign: his beautiful wife, Trelawna, has run off with the handsome, cultured Roman offi cer, Rufio, scion of the corrupt, powerful Malconi clan.
Lucan’s squire, Alaric, fears for his overlord’s soul after his battle with the Penharrow Worm taints his blood; but is more afraid still for the safety of Lady Trelawna, whom he has always loved from a distance. Meanwhile, Rufio’s mother, the sorceress Zalmyra, sees it as her motherly duty to stop Lucan, with every demonic force she can summon…
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