The Serpent's Crown

In this sequel to The Sixth Surrender, Juliana de Charnais is just starting to learn how to be the wife of Guérin de Lasalle, the Lord of Parthenay and a former mercenary, when a messenger arriving from the Holy Land threatens to pull her husband back into the life he had left behind.

Hana Samek Norton

Hana Samek Norton grew up in the former Czechoslovakia exploring the ruins of castles and cloisters where she became captivated by history and historical fiction. After immigrating to Canada, and later moving to New Mexico, she earned history degrees from the University of Western Ontario and the University of New Mexico. She currently lives in the Land of Enchantment, is married to an Englishman, works as a consultant, and occasionally teaches. She is a member of the Historical Novel Society which gives her a chance to meet her favorite authors and fans of the genre, enjoys spending time with her husband, travel, gardening, and chasing down obscure references. The Serpent’s Crown is her second novel.

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