‘Moonshadow’ by Michael Moon
A captivating ghost story. An historical novel based on very real and extraordinary experiences of the writer. ‘Moonshadow’ uncovers a medieval secret that has lain dormant for seven hundred years. Family History research and a series of strange events lead Richard Moon to believe that he is being sought out and shadowed by a medieval ancestor. Richard de Mohun a Norman knight. Drawn to the West Country, France and Northern Spain the present day Richard is immersed in a fascinating and gripping story of love, avarice, kidnap, corruption, murder and revenge. Richard becomes aware that he is being used to recover ‘the golden rose’ a sacred family heirloom and to learn the truth concerning the untimely death of his ancestral namesake. The Camino de Santiago provides the backdrop for their intertwined lives to merge in a dramatic fashion. Tresco on the Isles of Scilly provides a surprising yet satisfying conclusion to the story.
Set in the West Country, France and Northern Spain, the present day Richard is drawn into a fascinating and gripping story of love, avarice, kidnap, corruption, murder and revenge reaching back some seven hundred years.
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