Behind the Veil - Royal Pavilions, Bk 3 Author:Linda Chaikin Amid the devastation of war, the crusaders face a formidable foe. . . . But their strength of mind and trust in the Almighty give them the perseverance to endure. — Confident in Helena Lysander's safety at his family's castle, Norman warrior Tancred Redwan prepares to travel on to Antioch in search of his Moorish cousin Mosul, assassin of... more » Tancred's brother. But a message from Helena's bodyguard reveals that her entourage was overtaken and she never reached the castle. Held captive by the corrupt Bishop Constantine, Helena now faces marriage to a Moslem prince, arranged months earlier by her scheming aunt Lady Irene Lysander.
As the crusaders race to overtake Moslem-controlled Antioch, Tancred plots Helena's rescue. Betrayal and intrigue precede him, but the obstacles give way to courage, leading Tancred to the most important battle of his life one that will determine his destiny both in honor and in love. Will Tancred triumph over the evil that surrounds him?
A final showdown will decide that fate of a noble warrior, his mortal enemy, and his beloved.« less