Description - Grail by Stephen R. Lawhead
Drought, plague, and war have left the Isle of the Mighty battered and its heart, the beloved Arthur, grievously injured - until a secret relic is brought before the dying King; a Holy Grail that heals his wounds and restores his vigor. But soon evil enters the royal court in the guise of a beautiful maiden; a soulless malevolent force capable of seducing the King's loyal champion, and confounding the sage whom some call Merlin, and carrying the sacred Grail - and Arthur's adored Queen - off into the dark unknown. And now Arthur faces the greatest challenge of his sovereignty: a quest of recovery that must lead the noble liege through the realms of magic and the undead, on a trail that winds inexorably toward a grim confrontation with its most foul nemesis...and his destiny.
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(171mm x 106mm x 27mm)
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Author Biography - Stephen R. Lawhead
Stephen R. Lawhead's writing has firmly entrenched him in the front ranks of contemporary fantasists. In addition to his bestselling PENDRAGON CYCLE, Lawhead is the author of two other critically acclaimed fantasy series: THE SONG OF ALBION and THE DRAGON KING TRILOGY. Born and raised in America, his research into Celtic legend and lore brought him to Oxford, England--where he now resides with his wife, writer Alice Slaikeu Lawhead, and their two sons.