A historical romance set in the 12th-century, it unfolds in the backdrop of Norman and Anglo-Saxon conflicts. Scott takes us to the time following the Norman Conquest with this epic of chivalry and courtly love. The story of Wilfred, a knight returning from the Crusades, Rowena and Rebecca is brought to life by the author's vivid narration. Spellbinding!
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