The Prodigal Son by Chris Bishop Blog tour launch spotlight (Gifted)

Hello Readers,

I am so excited to be launching the blog tour for The Prodigal Son. Thank you, Literally PR, for reaching out and inviting me on the tour for The Prodigal Son by Chris Bishop and for sending me a physical copy of the book for free in exchange for an honest review.

Title: The Prodigal Son

Author: Chris Bishop

Series: The Shadow of the Raven

Genre: Historical Fiction

Pages: 312

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THERE IS REJOICING IN THE PRESENCE OF THE ANGELS OF GOD OVER ONE SINNER WHO REPENTS WESSEX 893. As the kingdom is once more plagued by Viking attacks, Wareham is obliged to strengthen its defences against the threat posed by huge fleet of Viking longships which are rampaging along the south coast and could strike there at any time Meanwhile, having recognised Edward’s true lineage, King Alfred fears that the boy may fall victim to every fraudster in the realm seeking to get their hands on the vast fortune he’s set to inherit. Worse still, given his newly established bloodline, he could well be used by those wishing to usurp Alfred as King. The most immediate threat to the boy comes from his treacherous uncle, Edmund, who has already tried once to kill him and failed. He is believed to have fled to join a band of desperate thieves in Wareham Forest from where he could strike again at any time.


Author Bio:

Chris Bishop was born in London in 1951. After a successful career as a Chartered Surveyor he retired to concentrate on writing, combining this with his lifelong interest in history. His first novel, Blood and Destiny, was published in 2017 and his second, The Warrior with the Pierced Heart, in July 2018. Chris other interests include travelling, windsurfing and fly fishing. Chris is a member of the Historical Writers’ Association and the Historical Novel Society.

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