To Raise a King (The Broken Crown Book 1)
- Semi-Finalist Golden-Quill Award 2018, Chill With A Book Readers' Award 2017
When Matt escapes a Scottish boys' home to search for his parents, he instead finds himself fleeing for his life. Cast back in time to the brutality of 6th-century Scotland, he is sent on a dangerous quest - a race to recover the missing fragments of a broken crown and save two worlds from certain destruction.
Love, betrayal and murder follow Matt as he battles against a backdrop of powerful magic and political intrigue that soon erupts into open war. Matt's faith in himself, and his trust in his newfound friends will be put to the ultimate test as he fights to Raise a King.
"To Raise a King" is the first novel in the "Broken Crown" series, and builds on the original Arthurian legend that says Arthur did not die, but was placed in eternal sleep by Merlin.
Follow Matt's struggle for survival, and his harrowing journey across Scotland. Experience a young man's struggle as he deals with the loss of innocence, an unexpected romance, and the shocking discovery of his own heritage.
"To Raise a King" provides a remarkable glimpse into dark-age Scotland, and weaves together history and legend to produce an action packed tale, rich in characters and adventure.
- "Following Matt on his quest takes you on a fantastic journey through the dramatic beauty of the Scottish Highlands"
- "Was unprepared for this fascinating look at the real King Arthur"
- "The author has created an exciting fantasy blending history and mystery in a tale that will leave you breathless"