Hawk Quest

Hawk Quest

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Grand Central Pub
The year is 1072.

The Normans have captured England. The Turks have captured a Norman knight. And in order to free him, a soldier named Vallon must capture four rare hawks.

On a heart-stopping journey to the far ends of the earth, braving Arctic seas, Viking warlords, and the blood-drenched battlefields, Vallon and his comrades must track down their quarry one by one in a relentless race against time.

The scale is huge. The journey is incredible. The history is real. This is Hawk Quest.

Baker & Taylor
Following the conquest of 1072, English soldier Vallon encounters Viking warlords, Arctic seas, and other obstacles in his quest to capture four rare hawks in order to secure the release of a Norman knight who has been captured by Turks.

Baker
& Taylor

A tale set in the aftermath of the Norman capture of 1072 England finds soldier Vallon tasked with capturing four rare hawks to secure the freedom of a Norman knight from Turk captors, an effort that pits him and his comrades against Arctic seas, Viking warlords and other formidable challenges. 100,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Redhook, 2013, c2012
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
ISBN: 9780316219563
Branch Call Number: FIC LYN
Characteristics: 658 p. :,map ;,25 cm.

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Historical adventure. In 1072 while travelling home through the Alps, a lone and bitter Frankish knight named Vallon reluctantly agrees to deliver a ransom demand to a Norman family living in England; their son will be released by his Turkish captors if the family will deliver to them four rare h... Read More »


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