Pendragon's Banner

General Fiction

By Helen Hollick

Publisher : SilverWood Books

ABOUT Helen Hollick

Helen Hollick
Helen Hollick lives in northeast London on the edge of Epping Forest with her husband, adult daughter, and a variety of pets, which include several horses, a cat and a dog. She has two major interests: Roman/Saxon Britain and the Golden Age of Piracy – the early eighteenth century. Her p More...


Book Two of the Pendragon's Banner Trilogy.

The Pendragon is King, but the battles are not over.

Winifred, jealous, resentful and vindictive, wants to be re-instated as wife to the King – Arthur.

Arthur wants peace for his kingdom and an end to the misunderstandings that arise between him and his wife – Gwenhwyfar.

Gwenhwyfar, frightened for the safety of her three sons, faces grief and turmoil and plots an end to the woman who may cause them harm – Morgause.

Morgause, bitter and determined to achieve power, manipulates those who fall under her spell, except for – Bedwyr.

Bedwyr loves both Gwenhwyfar and his cousin, Arthur Pendragon.

But passion, love and hatred runs side by side and becomes so entangled that even King Arthur finds it hard to unravel the knots from the woven threads.

"If only all historical fiction could be this good."
Historical Novels Review

"Hollick’s writing is one of the best I’ve come across – her descriptions are so vivid it seems as if there’s a movie screen in front of you, playing out the scenes."

"Hollick adds her own unique twists and turns to the familiar mythology"

"Helen Hollick brings history to life... she weaves fact with fiction in such a way that keeps you spellbound and turning the pages as quickly as you can to find out what will happen. From love and loyalty to fighting raging battles there is never a boring moment."

"Uniquely compelling... bound to have a lasting and resounding impact on Arthurian literature."
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