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Tim Walkers fabulous book, Uther’s Destiny, is now available on #NetGalley #Mustread #Booksgosocial @timwalker1666 @LPOBryan
fabulous book, Uther’s Destiny, is available
on NetGalley for your reading pleasure. If you love Arthurian literature, you
do not want to miss out on this fantastic opportunity!
fifth century Britannia recoils in shock at the murder of charismatic High
King, Ambrosius Aurelianus, and looks to his brother and successor, Uther, to
continue his work in leading the resistance to barbarian invaders. Uther’s
destiny as a warrior king seems set until his world is turned on its head when
his burning desire to possess the beautiful Ygerne leads to conflict. Could the
fate of his kingdom hang in the balance as a consequence?
Court healer and
schemer, Merlyn, sees an opportunity in Uther’s lustful obsession to fulfil the
prophetic visions that guide him. He is encouraged on his mission by druids who
align their desire for a return to ancient ways with his urge to protect the one
destined to save the Britons from invaders and lead them to a time of peace and
prosperity. Merlyn must use his wisdom and guile to thwart the machinations of
an enemy intent on foiling his plans.
chiefs Octa and Ælla have their own plans for seizing the island of Britannia
and forging a new colony of Germanic tribes. Can Uther rise above his family
problems and raise an army to oppose them?
Book three in A Light
in the Dark Ages series, Uther’s Destiny is an historical fiction novel set in
the Fifth Century - a time of myths and legends that builds to the greatest
legend of all – King Arthur and his knights.
This book is preceded
in the series by Abandoned (book one) and Ambrosius: Last of the Romans (book
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