Grant de Graf
Reviewed By Kenya Dow
Official Apex Reviews Rating: 5 Stars
Against the backdrop of a 14th Century courtroom, Portugal’s march toward independence soon reaches a dramatic peak...leading the charge for the weary and downtrodden, João de Aviz clashes with the formidable wealth and experience of prosecutor Don Antonio Esteves, who represents the imposing oligarchy...add to the simmering tension the forbidden romance between de Aviz and Esteves’ daughter, and the burgeoning flames of courtroom conflict soon explode into an all-out incendiary culture clash...at the crossroads of brutal tradition and suppressed emotion, the conflicted nation soon finds itself in a climactic battle for nothing less than its fabled place in history...
A tantalizing blend of action, adventure, and intrigue, Cavalier’s Call is an engrossing tale of historical fiction. In it, author Grant de Graf takes the reader back to an exciting – yet dangerous – time of dramatic, raw passion, as he chronicles Portugal’s spirited march toward the Age Of Discovery. Skillfully combining seamlessly interwoven plotlines with a cast of unique characters, Cavalier’s Call delivers a grippingly personal story of hard-fought triumph, one that captures the unflinching heart of human resilience. A powerfully imaginative, highly recommended read.
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