Crusader's Torch Author:Chelsea Quinn Yarbro One of the original historical vampire romance novels. — Crusader's Torch is the 2nd of Yarbro's books about Olivia, the Roman woman who became the Count Sanct' Germain's truest love. — War is flaming all around the Mediterranean basin: battle rages on the islands of Crete and Cyprus. Saladin sits in Jerusalem, threatening Antioch and Tyre alike. ... more »Richard Core de Lion rules in England and France, and the Pope talks of preaching a new Crusade.
It is the year 1189 A.D. Ata Olivia Clemens has been living in the city of Tyre for some time, but she dare not remain to face an occupation by Saladin's Islamic forces. Olivia has determined to return to the city of her birth...and her death: Rome, the Eternal.« less