|Posted: Thu 23 May, 2013 9:13 pm Post subject: New Agincourt Novel Just Released
I wanted to make everyone aware that my new novel,Shield of Honor, was just released this week by Sky Warrior Book Publishing, LLC (not a self-pub) under my pen name L. J. Bonham. It is available in e-book format from Amazon, Smash Words, and Barnes & Noble. From now until 6/1/13 you can get this exciting book from Smash Words for 50% off the cover price of $2.99(U.S.) with promo code GR37V. Please tell your friends. Here is the back cover blurb.
Shield of Honor
The only thing standing between you and home are 30,000 angry French knights.
Young Edward De Clopton is the sole surviving heir to his family's wealth and position in England, but he doesn't want the job. His father thinks he's a bumbling idiot. His enemies think he's the last obstacle to power and wealth. His mentor, one of the most renowned warriors in England, thinks he's an annoying burden. His girl friend thinks he's a play thing.
After the murder of his eldest brother, Edward is thrown into a world of scheming lords, traitorous knights, powerful seductive women, and paranoid kings. Unwillingly caught in the struggle between two mighty empires Edward must follow his father and uncle to France to fight at the king's side while being stalked by an assassin. Can he survive long enough to earn his father's respect and save a kingdom from destruction?
The book is set around Henry V's French campaign of 1415 and reaches its climax at the battle of Agincourt. Please keep in mind that it is a work of fiction and not intended as a historical account. Please feel free to post reviews on Good Reads, Historicalnovel.com, Amazon, etc. Enjoy!
"No athlete can fight tenaciously who has never received any blows; he must see his blood flow and hear his teeth crack under the fist of his adversary..."
Roger of Hoveden, d.1201
a furore Normannorum libera nos Domine
"Henry, get down off that horse with that sword, you'll put someone's eye out!" Mrs. Bolingbroke's advice to her son, Henry, on the eve of the battle of Agincourt