Requiem for a Knave

Narrated by: Joe Leat
Length: 11 hrs and 31 mins

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From the author of The Wicked Cometh comes a dark, gripping tale of passion and romance in the darkest of places....

After the death of his mother, young Alwin of Whittaker leaves the only home he has ever known to seek answers about his unknown father through a pilgrimage to the shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham. On the journey, Alwin falls in with a band of violent and marauding soldiers and is witness to their terrible crimes. When Alwin later joins up with a group of pilgrims, he must hide his identity...but he is not the only one with secrets to keep. Rosamund, a young woman travelling the same path, has much to conceal too. 

The journey to discovering who he really is will lead Alwin into great danger and great passion. These are dark times, and through them, Alwin must shine a light. 

Will the revelations to come destroy everything that came before?

©2020 Laura Carlin (P)2020 Hodder & Stoughton Ltd

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