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A Wandering Warrior

by Jr. Harry E. Gilleland

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Harry E. Gilleland, Jr. is a master at writing about the Middle Ages. He conveys the lifestyle without being gory and sensational. In A Wandering Warrior, he tells a story of knights, barons, princes and the ladies they love. He tells of battles, trials on the field of honor and saving ladies in distress.
Thomas Beaumont is saved and brought back to health by a band of Travelers when he has been badly wounded in a battle.
He then begins a quest to find and exact revenge on the killer of his brother.

“Eagerness and nervous energy filled him as he thought about his chance to avenge his brother’s death at the hands of Mowbray.”

In his travels, he comes across two noble ladies whom he rescues and delivers to their home in Yorkshire. This eventually leads him to other exciting, dangerous adventures and to his love, Emalda.
Due to dire circumstances, Thomas’ life changes – some good and some bad changes. When he returns to Yorkshire from a battle, he finds that his love, Emalda has disappeared with her family, due to her being accused of theft. Thomas begins another adventure to find her. His travels lead him to more battles and eventually to finding Emalda; they marry and have a short time together. OK, no more spoilers. Read the book to find out what happens. You will be surprised.
Harry E. Gilleland was born and raised in Macon, Georgia and now lives in Shreveport, Louisiana with wife, Linda. Retired from a career as a Professor of Microbiology at LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, he now devotes himself full-time to his writing. He writes poetry and prose as well as novels and novellas. ( )
  KatherineBoyer | Sep 26, 2013 |
THE WANDERING WARRIOR by Harry E. Gilleland,Jr. is an interesting 12th Century England Historical Fiction. Thomas Beaumont, is a lonely soldier who is out to avenge the death of his older brother. Along the way he has many adventures and love on his travels for revenge. Along with tragedy,comes friendship,royalty,trails of combat,love lost and love found. Where revenge for a death is not necessarily for the death but for the way the death was carried out. The characters are engaging as well as challenging. The storyline is intriguing, well written and descriptive. A interesting story of Knights of old. This is a quick read. Received for an honest review from the author.
REVIEWED BY: AprilR, Review courtesy of My Book Addiction and More ( )
  MyBookAddiction | Jul 29, 2013 |
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In twelfth-century England, a commoner and itinerant soldier, Thomas Beaumont, travels to avenge the cruel slaughter of his older brother while a captive after a battle lost. Along the way, he encounters a band of Travelers and falls in love with the dark beauty, Emalda, the leader's daughter. In his future wanderings, he finds many adventures involving battles, the rescue of two young ladies of nobility, the search for his lost love, trials of honor by combat, tragedy, new love, and encounters with knights and royalty. A Wandering Warrior is an action-adventure, historical fiction novel that will entertain readers from mid-teens to age ninety.

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