Think of swordsmen and musketeers then mix in the intrigue of Cardinal Richelieu and the courts of France and Spain and then throw in dragons infiltrating society and you have the action packed fantasy adventure of The Cardinal’s Blades by Pierre Pevel.
Captain La Fargue and his elite group, the Cardinal’s Blades, are called back into action by the Cardinal after being disbanded five years earlier. The members have gone their separate ways and getting back together will not be an easy task, but France needs them since this special group can at a moment’s notice go from being fighters, to spies and deadly assassins.
This novel is set in an alternate world of seventeenth century France, when Spain is constantly trying to gain the upper hand over France while at the same time there is the emerging power of the Black Claw- a secret group of Dragons that appear as human and try to gain control over France and their Spanish rivals. Espionage and betrayal is the rule in this new swashbuckling series featuring the Cardinal’s Blades.