Talion: A Medieval Mystery
Against the backdrop of fifteenth century England, Karen Stokes has spun an uninhibited novel of a sociopathic young woman.
It is the story of Darkess. A twin disowned at birth by her father, a wealthy knight. Spirited away as an infant to be raised by peasants she has a loveless and abusive childhood.
When grown she seeks revenge and suffers betrayal and deceit. Vowing to regain her position and all the wealth owing she uses the skill of a witch and cunning deception. Aided by a secret passage and stalked by an apparition, Darkess desperately seeks to claim her birthright.