The Black Rose Author:Thomas B Costain No man had ever returned alive! But despite the warnings, dashing Walter of Gurnie was determined to reach the exotic city of Cathay in the year 1273 and "pick up the gold from the streets." — Surviving torture and sickness on an incredibly harsh journey, he finally reached the fabled city. Here he met Kublai Khan's great general, the fierce Ba... more »yan of the Hundred Eyes - and Maryam, the beautiful slave girl.
And here he discovered the fantastic secret of the Black Rose.
There remained but one problem - how to get out alive!« less