James Heneage created the successful bookshop chain Ottakars and co-founded the Chalke Valley History Festival. He lives near Salisbury.
A stirring tale of the struggle for Byzantium. Heneage brings to life both the tragedy and theheroism - Tom HollandFascinating historical mysteries and vivid colourful characters. It's a page-turner fast enoughto make its own breeze - Conn IgguldenA compelling narrative of intrigue, love and war - The Bookseller