JUST RELEASED, DAVID GEMMELL'S FINAL BOOK (FINISHED AFTER HIS DEATH BY HIS WIFE) AND THE FINAL BOOK IN HIS TROY TRILOGY. GEMMELL IS ONE OF THE GREATEST STORYTELLERS EVER!
Outside the golden city of Troy, Prince Hektor leads the Trojan cavalry in daring raids against the forces led by his young rival, the peerless warrior Achilles. Meanwhile, burning for vengeance after the brutal murder of his wife, Helikaon commands the Trojan fleet, sowing misery and death among the Mykene navy and supply ships. But even these mighty efforts are of scant avail against the hordes of battle-hardened Mykene infantry, the Myrmidon soldiers of Achilles, and the cunning strategies of Odysseus, compelled against his heart’s urgings to aid the cause of Agamemnon. Now, before the gates of Troy, Hektor and Achilles will find themselves inexorably drawn into a battle of champions that will decide the fate of the innocents trapped within the city walls.