Author: Prue Batten
Genre: Historical Fiction
Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars
Tyrian purple, the colour that denotes Byzantine imperial power is embargoed and under close guard in Byzantium. To steal it is punishable by death.
However a Jewish merchant from Venice has sourced an illegal supply and Tobias, a minstrel, and his twin brother, Tomas, begin a dangerous journey to retrieve the dye and deliver it into the merchant’s eager hands.
But is this supply as secret as they had hoped?
Trade is cut throat, money is power, men are expendable and death awaits in a city of icons, swords and shadows.
This is Tobias – the story of a minstrel and a broken life…
Click here to pick up your copy of Tobias in the Amazon Kindle store.
About the Author:
Prue was born in Australia and studied history and politics at the University of Tasmania. She has worked as a hotel cleaner, a cosmetician in a major department store, and a bookseller. But most properly, she has been a journalist/researcher for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation where she met her husband.
Prue is also an embroiderer, gardener, sometime farmer, dog-lover and a self-confessed sea-junkie and chocaholic.
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