Rebellion (The Insurrection, Book 2)
It is the late 13th century, and King Edward of England marcheson Scotland intent on conquest, his campaign to unite the BritishIsles under one crown inspired by an Arthurian prophecy. He hasalready crushed Wales; now he needs only to find the Staff of St.Malachy, symbol of Irish nationhood, to achieve his desire.Only one man can thwart Edward's ambition. Leaving his war-tornkingdom, Robert Bruce has sailed to Ireland, determined to find theStaff and keep it out of Edward's hands. His veins run with theblood of kings, and his destiny to fulfill his family's claim tothe throne of Scotland remains at the forefront of his mind.But everything conspires against him. On the run through thewild country, hunted by a relentless assassin, Robert's aim couldnot be further from fruition. This is a game of conquest, power andtreachery, in which Robert finds that to survive he must firstabandon everything he holds dear. He was always prepared to die onthe battlefield—but what else must he sacrifice to keep his hopesalive?Rebellion is a dazzling story of conspiracy and dividedloyalties, battle and betrayal, and a superb portrait of themedieval world.