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The Towers of Samarcand

By James Heneage

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Europe lies at the mercy of the invading Ottomans and hero Luke Magoris must unite the greatest warrior of the age and a lost Anglo Saxon treasure in time to rescue the Byzantine empire in the second of the epic Mistra Chronicles

'One hell of a fine book' Conn Iggulden

CAN THE GREATEST WARRIOR OF THE AGE AND A LOST ANGLO-SAXON TREASURE BE UNITED IN TIME TO RESCUE CONSTANTINOPLE?

With an Ottoman army at the gates and Constantinople set to submit, Luke Magoris must make an epic journey across a continent to the ancient city of Samarcand to approach the last hope for the Byzantine world; the Mongolian conqueror Tamerlane.

Luke, torn away from the woman he loves and all he knows, is trained as a Mongol warrior to impress Tamerlane and his army before joining his fellow Varangian guards, descendants of the men who once brought a vital treasure out of Constantinople. It is this treasure, some say, that can still save the empire - uniting the Christian churches of the east and west in one final triumphant crusade to smite the Ottomans.

Set against the vast backdrop of the Anatolian plains, this is a powerful and enthralling historical novel, full of vivid characters, compelling mystery and sensational battles.

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  • ISBN: 9781782061182
  • Publication date: 09 Apr 2015
  • Page count: 528
  • Imprint: Heron Books
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