Simon the Coldheart Paperback
Even as a fourteen-year-old orphan, Simon Beauvallet knows his own mind.
Later, friend and foe alike will know better than to cross the flaxen-haired mountain of a man whose exploits in battle have earned him knighthood, lands and gilded armour.
After Agincourt, he has no equal save the king himself in generalship - until his legendary prowess is baulked by a woman.
In Normandy, the icy rage of "Simon the Coldheart" must melt - or quench Lady Margaret, spitfire of Belremy.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 320 pages
- Publisher: Cornerstone
- Publication Date: 29/10/2005
- Category: Historical fiction
- ISBN: 9780099490944
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Review by cathymoore
This was just lovely. Set at the turn of the 15th century, it tells the story of Simon of Beauvallet and how he goes from a simple squire to a fearsome lord and general, all the time maintaining his cold-hearted demeanour. That is until he lays seige to the town of Belremy in Normandy and the indomitable Lady Margaret. The story rattles along at a fair pace and all the characters are well-rounded and thought out. I enjoyed all Heyer's novels as a teenager and it looks like I'm set to get through them all again!