The King’s Sword
Category: Romance, Action/adventure
A foot soldier is sent to retrieve a princess in exchange for his freedom. From battlefield to court, Alps to tournament, their fates entwined and loyalties tested, their journey will change them forever. This award-winning story, nestled within Renaissance Germany, honors friendship, found family, and what we do for love. “Rare hidden gem…beautiful glimmering story.” (Historical Fiction Company)
1479: Matthias is no hero. He’s simply another mud-spattered face among thousands, until an act of kindness aligns him with an extraordinary opportunity. Given the honor of wearing his sword in his king’s name, Matthias is entrusted to retrieve a foreign princess, in exchange for his freedom.
Princess Avelina has nothing. Since her parents’ death, Avelina’s been degraded, disinherited, and defined by others. When a soldier arrives at her bridal barter, Avelina dares to hope it’s the chance of escape she’s been praying for.
Plagued by self-doubt, rocked by betrayals, haunted by faltering faith and tested loyalties, their journey will change them both forever. From Alps to ruins, court to tournament, this award-winning story, nestled within Renaissance Germany, honors friendship, found family, and what we do for love.
“A sweeping adventure…a spectacular landscape along with great characters.” (J. Lynn Else for Historical Novel Society)