Knight's Shadow (The Greatcoats)

By Sebastien de Castell

Following his cherished debut, Traitor's Blade, Sebastien de Castell returns with quantity of his fast paced fable experience sequence, encouraged through the swashbuckling motion and witty banter of The 3 Musketeers. Knight's Shadow keeps the sequence with an exciting and darkish story of heroism and betrayal in a rustic beaten less than the load of its rulers' corruption.
A few days after the scary homicide of a duke and his relatives, Falcio val Mond, swordsman and primary Cantor of the Greatcoats, starts off a perilous pursuit to trap the killer. yet Falcio quickly discovers his personal lifestyles is in mortal risk from a poison administered as a last act of revenge by way of considered one of his deadliest enemies. As chaos and civil battle start to overtake the rustic, Falcio has valuable little time left to forestall these made up our minds to break his homeland.

Show description

Quick preview of Knight's Shadow (The Greatcoats) PDF

Similar Action books

Caravan to Vaccares

Reissue of the vintage story of suspense set in Provence, the place an English vacationer investigates a sequence of mysterious deaths, from the acclaimed grasp of motion and suspense. From all over the place Europe, even from at the back of the Iron Curtain, gypsies make an annual pilgrimage to the holy shrine in their consumer saint within the Provence quarter of southern France.

The Devil Colony (Sigma Force)

Approximately James RollinsJAMES ROLLINS is a number 1 ny occasions bestselling writer of foreign thrillers which were translated into greater than 40 languages. recognized for unveiling unseen worlds, clinical breakthroughs, and historic secrets and techniques, Rollins' knack for breakneck pacing and gorgeous originality has been hailed by means of critics and embraced by means of rankings of hundreds of thousands of readers world wide.

Map of Bones (Sigma Force)

The bones result in old mysteries and present-day terror . . . To persist with them ability demise. in the course of a crowded carrier at a cathedral in Germany, armed intruders in clergymen' gowns unharness a nightmare of blood and destruction. however the killers haven't come for gold; they search a extra invaluable prize: the bones of the Magi who as soon as paid homage to a infant savior .

Air Battle Force

In army circles it really is often called Air conflict Force—an air wrestle unit of the longer term, below the command of aerial battle specialist significant normal Patrick McLanahan, able to launching stealthy, precision-guided firepower to wherever at the globe inside of hours. And now McLanahan and his warriors have their first goal.

Extra info for Knight's Shadow (The Greatcoats)

Show sample text content

Are you mad? I don’t—” yet sooner than i may end she had walked clear of me as though I didn’t exist. I seemed round the room to ensure not one of the useless or demise have been going to wake up for one more attempt. A creaking noise drew my eyes to the door among the typical room and the remainder of the hotel in time to work out it open only a hair. “Saints! ” Tyne acknowledged. Then he stuck my expression and slammed the door close back. “Just for that, we’re no longer deciding to buy our rooms,” Brasti shouted. He became to me. “And don’t you begin up approximately Greatcoats no longer stealing. If he sought after his funds all he needed to do was once no longer lock us in with seventeen squaddies decided to determine us useless. ” “It’s fine,” I stated. I checked round the room to work out if any buyers have been nonetheless hiding or were injured, however it gave the impression of they’d all gotten away. expectantly they have been secure of their houses now. Then i noticed another individual used to be additionally long gone. “Damned Saint Olaria-who-carries-the-clouds,” I acknowledged. “What is it? ” Kest requested mildly. He was once cleansing the blood off his blade and appeared thoroughly common back, as calm as nonetheless water. “The troubadours—I desired to consult them. ” “They snuck out simply as issues have been coming to a close,” Brasti stated. “I imagine they have been heading towards the barn. Why is it such a lot of lodges in Tristia have barns? ” “Most was once relatives farms,” Kest acknowledged. “I learn within the 3rd Census from King Ugrid that—” “Let’s go,” I stated. “I are looking to consult that storyteller. ” The others me out into the evening. “What’s the matter? ” Brasti requested as we walked around the cobblestone courtyard. “I didn’t actually have a probability to snatch a jug of that ale. You’re now not nonetheless mad approximately him getting your identify unsuitable, are you? ” “I don’t supply a rattling approximately that,” I stated, “but prior to issues bought messy he confirmed that damned coin back. i would like to grasp the place he received it. ” Stealing a juryman’s coin was a significant offense, again within the days while a person cared what the Greatcoats proposal. It represented a promise to uphold the decision; it was once a badge of honor—but so much of all, it used to be a money to the family members of the fellow or lady who risked wasting their lives and leaving their household with no capacity. A gold coin like which may maintain a relations fed for a 12 months, and that i didn’t just like the concept that it were taken from an individual a Greatcoat had given it to. As we approached the doorway to the barn a voice known as out and that i regarded as much as see the storyteller, a bow and arrow in hand, perched within the window of the second one ground. The arrow was once geared toward me. “If you’ve come searching for hassle, I alert you, I’m as expert an archer as your guy there. i will take out all 5 of you earlier than the 1st one’s blood starts to seep via his garments. You’ll face your Gods along with your entrails putting out like snakes fleeing from a burning send. ” “Nice imagery,” Brasti stated. “It’s advantageous, I suppose,” Kest answered, “but it’s now not really that spectacular to kill a person with a bow ahead of they've got an opportunity to run into the barn and up the steps, when you consider it. ” “It’s no longer the physics of the article that concerns, it’s the lyrical caliber of the word.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.93 of 5 – based on 39 votes