From the Back Cover
Within Constantinople, three factions will go to any lengths to seize the imperial throne. While outside the city’s walls, two very different but equally ambitious armies gather. To the west, the massed ranks of the most feared Norman warlord of his day; to the east, the Turkish hordes.
But for their shared lust for slaughter – and for Constantinople’s gold – these opposing forces would be at war with each other. Together, they threaten a siege that will crush this once-mighty empire. Each is baying for blood.
Now is the time for Hereward and his spear-brothers to ready themselves - for this could be their final stand...