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Shadows on a Throne

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Macbeth's star is ascending. Successful in battle, ennobled by King Duncan and loved by his fellow thanes and lords, he has every reward he could want - including his longed-for wife Giorsal, the beautiful Lady Macbeth.
So what madness makes him long to offer her a crown, to contemplate the unthinkable, to murder a king?
In one of the most ambitious and compelling works of historical fiction, Juliet Dymoke weaves the legend of Macbeth into a prequel to her acclaimed medieval saga, The Conqueror Trilogy.
On her vividly painted canvases of the noble households, the wild landscapes and terrible bloody battlefields of Scotland, the opulent Papal Court in the heat of Rome and the chill of the English court, Juliet Dymoke brings the tragedy of murder, bloodshed and bitter revenge to life. The master storyteller revisits the great story of Macbeth and introduces us for the first time to the cast of The Conqueror Trilogy: The great Siward, his sons Osbeorn and young Waltheof, and to Harold the future King of England.

For fans of Sharon Penman and Elizabeth Chadwick.


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Hardback Editions

November 1976 : UK Hardback

Title: Shadows on a Throne
Author(s): Juliet Dymoke
ISBN: 0-85523-074-6 / 978-0-85523-074-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: TBS The Book Service Ltd
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Kindle Editions

February 2017 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Shadows on a Throne - the epic story of Macbeth as you've never read it before (Conqueror Trilogy - Prequel Book 4)
Author(s): Juliet Dymoke
Publisher: Three Castles Media
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