Book Feature: Blood Feud by Stuart Rudge

A little taste of what’s to come later in the week.

Dodging Arrows... a History Writer's Blog

Today I am featuring a book by an up and coming author I’ve only recently stumbled across, Stuart Rudge.

His new book, Blood Feud, is the sequel to The Rise of a Champion in the series entitled The Legend of the Cid. The series is set in eleventh century Spain which is out of the usual mainstream English History focus and in itself makes the book interesting to me – though I have to confess that it is not a period that I know much about!

Here’s what the book blurb says:

Castile. 1067 AD.

The clouds of war gather over Hispania, and Antonio Perez continues on his path to knighthood, under the watchful eye of his lord, Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar. A peculiar invitation sees Antonio and Arias in the den of their nemesis, Azarola, where they discover the truth of his marriage to Beatriz, Arias’s sister, and…

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