Happy publication to Michael Jecks and Blood of the Innocents

Yesterday saw the publication of Blood of the Innocents, the latest novel by master of historical fiction Michael Jecks.

Blood of the Innocents is the thrilling finale to the Vintener Trilogy; a historical adventure following a vintaine of soldiers through the Hundred Years War, and follows the first two books, Fields of Glory and Blood on the Sand.

France, 1356: Ten years have passed since the battle of Crecy, and the English fighters are still abroad, laying siege to cities, towns and even small villages. Meanwhile the Prince of Wales raids across France to draw King John into a battle for sovereignty.

Berenger Fripper, having lost everything to the plague, is now captain of a company of mercenaries, but treachery and deceit dog him when his travels with the company lead him to Uzerche. And then his path crosses that of Prince Edward and his men as they embark on their latest chevauchée to bring death and disaster to the King of France’s subjects.

Enlisted as Vintener under Sir John de Sully, Berenger finds himself drawn into a new struggle. Can the English defeat the much larger French army, or will they find themselves finally overcome when their weary feet bring them at last to the field of battle near Poitiers…

Published by Simon & Schuster, you can buy your very own copy here.

Michael Jecks is an ever-popular author of historical and contemporary fiction, including the BlackJack series, the Templar series and the Scavenger series. To find out more about his work, visit his website michaeljecks.com or follow him on twitter @michaeljecks.