The Exiled Prince(2004)
Or, The Archquisitor's Tale: A Romance of Nova Europa
(The third book in the Nova Europa series)
A novel by Robert Reginald
It is the year of Our Lord 1450, or 1090 by the Julian reckoning. At the royal residence in Sabbedelle, capital of the French-speaking state of Neustria, a terrible crime has been committed: the king and all of his family have been massacred. The only survivors are the monarch's younger brother, Prince Theodoric, who has fled the scene and is now accused of the crime; and the king's young daughter, Princess Melissande, who has been proclaimed Queen Regnant under the regency of the head of Neustria's Romanish church, Archquisitor Gregoire Malateste. The hunt for Theo and his companions is led by the Archquisitor's only son, the Chevalier Cesar de Tarde, whose ruthless pursuit of the prince drives both of them deep into the mysterious forests east of Sabbedelle. Who actually murdered the royal family? What are their motivations? Who stands to gain? The answers will astonish and delight fantasy readers everywhere.
Used availability for Robert Reginald's The Exiled Prince
June 2004 : USA Paperback