It is a time for ambitious men to prosper, and royal servant John FitzGilbert Marshal is one of them. Raised high, as the kin of the deceased King Henry battle each other for England's throne, John reaps rich rewards but pays a terrible price for the choices he makes - as does his family.His wife, fragile, naÃ¯ve Aline, is hopelessly unequipped to cope with the demands of a life lived on the edge and, when John is seriously injured in battle, her worst nightmare is realised.More
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Great story, well read
Another great story by Elizabeth Chadwick. I read the 2 William Marshall books first and then spread into the Marshall family. it was brilliant to get the background of William.
The fast pace and family interest
Ability to keep it going at a good pace and identifying different people with different voices