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The French Prize

The French Prize

  • Title: The French Prize
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  • Format : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 352 pages


An ancient riddle, a broken vow a modern day quest for a medieval treasure.Australian born Dr Olivia Walker is an Oxford academic with a reputation as one of the world s leading Crusade historians and she s risked everything on finding one of the most famous swords in history Durendal Shrouded in myth and mystery, the sword is fabled to have belonged to the warrior An ancient riddle, a broken vow a modern day quest for a medieval treasure.Australian born Dr Olivia Walker is an Oxford academic with a reputation as one of the world s leading Crusade historians and she s risked everything on finding one of the most famous swords in history Durendal Shrouded in myth and mystery, the sword is fabled to have belonged to the warrior Roland, a champion of Charlemagne s court, and Olivia is determined to prove to her detractors that the legend is real Her dream is almost within reach when she discovers the long lost key to its location in Provence, but her benefactor Raimund Blancard has other ideas For than a millennium, the Blancard family have protected the sword When his brother is tortured and killed by a man who believes he is Roland s rightful heir, Raimund vows to end the bloodshed forever He will find Durendal and destroy it, but to do that he needs Olivia s help.Now Olivia is torn between finding the treasure for which she has hunted all her life and helping the man she has fallen in love with destroy her dream And all the while, Raimund s murderous nemesis is on their trail, and he will stop at nothing to claim his birthright


Author Cathryn Hein

A South Australian country girl by birth, Cathryn loves nothing than a rugged rural hero who s as good with his heart as he is with his hands, which is probably why she writes them Her romances are warm and emotional, and feature themes that don t flinch from the tougher side of life but are often happily tempered by the antics of naughty animals Her aim is to make you smile, sigh, and




The French Prize Reviews (28)

  • Australian Olivia Walker is living her dream as an academic historian in Oxford Ever since she was a little girl and her grandmother told her stories of Charlemagne s court and his knights or paladins she has been fascinated by that period of French history Now she has been contracted by a Frenchman [..]

  • The French Prize is a contemporary romantic adventure set in Provence, a change of pace for author Cathryn Hein who has a reputation for her heartwarming Australian rural romance novels Dr Olivia Walker is a historian obsessed with finding the mythical sword, Durendal, said to have belonged to the w [..]

  • Ever since her grandmother told her the stories of Charlemagne warrior Roland and his sword Durendal, Dr Olivia Walker has been hooked Now an Oxford scholar with a premier reputation, she has dedicated her life to finding out everything she can about the possible location of the famed sword And now [..]

  • Ever since she was a little girl regaled with her grandmother s tales of Charlemagne s paladin, Roland and his sword, Durendal, Olivia has wanted to discover the artefact s hiding place.Now, an Oxford academic and a leading Crusade historian, Dr Olivia Walker, who has trawled through rotting archive [..]

  • I seem to have trouble reading romances these days without thinking the heroine is annoying, and this heroine was an academic and australian but still managed to be somewhat pathetic around her lover I just need my girl to be less of a big baby I loved her mentor but found Eduoard and Christane nice [..]

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