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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Author: M J Porter, author

I'm a writer of historical fiction (Early England/Viking and the British Isles as a whole before 1066, as well as two 20th century mysteries).

One thought on “Book Feature: Blood Feud by Stuart Rudge”

  1. Hello,

    Thanks for the little preview below. People have been sharing stuff left, right and centre, and I keep seeing my ugly mug everywhere on Twitter!

    I’ve been mega busy recently with work and getting ready for kids going back to school, but I am hoping to have the article with you tomorrow. Instead of positing it on the date I asked for (I can’t even remember when – was it the 2nd?) you can put it up whenever you get the chance. Tony Riches buggered up my intricately planned blog tour when he put it up a week early haha. Still, grateful for the exposure!




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