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Introducing Lionheart - the new novel from Sunday Times best seller Ben Kane. 

1179. Henry II's Norman conquerors have swept through England, Wales - and now Ireland.  

Irish nobleman Ferdia has been imprisoned in Wales to ensure the good behaviour of his rebellious father. 

But during a skirmish on a neighbouring castle, Ferdia saves the life of the man who would become one of the most legendary warriors to have ever lived: Richard Plantagenet. The Lionheart. 

Taken as Richard's squire, Ferdia crosses the Narrow Sea to resist the rebellious nobles in Aquitaine, besieging castles and fighting bloody battles with brutal frequency. 

But treachery and betrayal lurk around every corner. Infuriated by his younger brother Richard's growing reputation, Henry rebels. And Ferdia learns that the biggest threat to Richard's life may not be a foreign army - but Richard's own family.... 

©2020 Ben Kane (P)2020 Orion Publishing Group

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  • Au global
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  • Dany
  • 2021-01-17

Can't wait for the next instalment of this gifted author!

Ben Kane is a freak of nature! I couldn't stop listening to this audiobook. I kept having to 'rewind' the book because I was constantly distracted by my day to day commitments. Fantastic read!

  • Au global
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  • Craig
  • 2021-01-15

Painfully Droll Historical Fiction

This novel listens/reads like Juvenile Ouija Board Prophecy. The narrator, a squire to Richard the 1st, is a toady, even though he suspects that his allies are implicated in the killing of his family (tangentially at least). Uhhh...this is not a novel of revenge, it is a supernumerary's sideshow, made relevant by the narrator's (an Irish Royal Hostage) loyalty to an important historical figure. His indifference to injustice is overplayed stoicism...totally fake and unbelievable. Bad actors are unrealistically bad and good ones are gruff caricatures of righteous historical icons. There is nothing new here. A bad Robin Hood novel would tell the same story, The prose and descriptions of 1187 are lacking poetic power or historic relevance. The cliches are painful...wiley vixen to describe a girlfriend, and mornings are crisp and fresh....all the droll cliches and uninterested prose to sell pulp, but not enough to fool a connoisseur of tantalizing British historical fiction. Don't bother starting this novel unless you are bored and expect little from your text. Two Swords Down!

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  • Kevin
  • 2021-01-04

Exceedingly entertaining

Outstanding writing and narration. I can't wait for the next book in the (hopefully long) series.

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  • shane
  • 2020-12-18

A story greatly told of a time long forgotten

I have 106 historical fiction titles in my library, this one just became my favorite. thank you MR. kane for enthralling in this wonderful story.

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  • goose
  • 2020-11-21

thank you

I enjoyed book and narrator. Look forward to June 2021 and hopefully more of the same

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  • me_little_armalite
  • 2020-10-14

One of the best of this category

of books. Kept my interest all the way through. Reader was perfect. Book wasn't too long or short.

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  • Kira G
  • 2020-08-31

Incredibly enjoyable

I thoroughly enjoyed every word of this book and performance! It was like traveling back in time and going on an epic adventure!!!! Thank you Ben Kane, very much looking forward to the next.

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  • K. Wilson
  • 2020-07-27

History during the middle ages is a dauntingly ...

morass of politics. alliances formed then broken within a couple of years, even months. The physical distances are deceptively small yet even small areas become crucial. then the dimension of time increases the details exponitionally. the USA 250yr history is relatively short compared to 1000 years of very limited written and momentous historical events. Mr Kane brings areas of conflict into focus especially for the avid amateur history buff. I 'see' them as real people doing extraordinary things, yet born into a world very different from my own. Thank you Mr. Kane

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  • Daniel P. Fradl
  • 2020-06-30

well, that was fun! More great stuff from Ben Kane

If you've read any of Kane's earlier works, set in the ancient world, then you'll not be disappointed. As he often does, Kane plants a young protagonist in the midst of a historical setting of conflict, scheming political players, characters heroic and villianous (or both). Our young hero becomes privy to much of the doings of the powerful and influential, working his way farther up the ladder via his deeds and a good bit of luck. Well researched and well written as always. Dang, that was fun! I can't wait for the next one.

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  • Polarbear
  • 2020-06-17

struggle to finish

Definitely no where near as good as the eagles at war series. Characters fall flat and uninteresting. I kept thinking to myself during the entire story, " why is the main character is so weak?" The author's writing a story essentially about his young son and had a good idea of what he's like etc. that's not explained to use very will as the audience. Doubtful that I'll pick up the second book in this series. Ben Kane had been a sure thing for a great book for me in the past. I seriously struggle to finish this book as compared to Eagles at War. I literally stayed up many of nights and going the next day with the little to no sleep because I continue to read that series on the edge of my seat the whole way