He carefully assembles a team for a secret mission of recovery, (the assembly is careful, not the team), and he sends them forth to the north.
But his secret is already out and another band has the treasure in their sights.
In a race across a savage land, against the clock and against one another, two forces hurtle towards a finale of cataclysmic proportions; all in 29 concise and entertaining chapters.
Find out what the treasure is. Find out who gets it first. Find out what happens to everyone afterwards. Find out some other stuff. Containing several facts and a brief appearance by a monk; it could have happened, it might have happened... but probably didn't.
Out of the Scriptorium comes an extraordinary history.
A book so epic it has a map.
The author of the world's best selling medieval crime comedy series has done something amazing: he has written another book.
International best selling, prize winning author, Howard of Warwick, has taken the Battle of Hastings and added meticulous fabrication to weave an explosive, controversial and hilarious tale which will have historians up and down the country throwing their slide rules at the radio.