New York : HarperCollinsPublishers, 2001.
1st American ed.
374 p. ; 25 cm.
At dawn on Easter morning 1343, a marauding band of French raiders arrives by boat to ambush the coastal English village of Hookton. Young Thomas, the only survivor, vows to avenge the murder of his townsmen and recapture the holy treasure that a black-clad knight stole from the church.