Crete, 1492: After a sojourn on a Venetian-controlled island, Skiouros has learned everything he needs to know for his true quest: destroying the person responsible for his brother’s death.
Meanwhile, across the Mediterranean, a small fleet of Turkish galleys is engaged in a desperate last attempt to save Islamic influence on the Iberian Peninsula. While the great naval commander Kemal Reis battles to survive, his subordinate yearns to murder every hint of Christian life.
When Skiouros’ ship crosses paths with the violent would-be pirate, things turn sour. Tested to the limits of his endurance, with his life at stake, Skiouros must confront unpleasant truths about his past…
A riveting historical adventure, perfect for fans of Griff Hosker, Ben Kane and Christian Cameron.