Released on 26 July 2012.

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Here Be Dragons

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Sharon Penman's Here Be Dragons is an absorbing historical novel of power and betrayal, loyalty and political intrigue in thirteenth-century England, Wales and France. Set against a medieval backdrop, it centers on King John of England, younger brother to the brilliant Richard Lionheart, Joanna, his illegitimate but recognized daughter who becomes his negotiating tool, and Llewellyn Ab Iowerth, Prince of Gwynedd, a bitter opponent of English ways, laws and encroachment into Wales who becomes Joanna’s husband.