The strength of this book is the fantastic research that went into the story, Jewish culture, as well as life in Salerno, the medicine Rebecca used for healing
Sharon Kay Penman writes historical fiction books. I recently read her new novel “Lionheart” which follows Richard the Lionheart through the Third Crusade
Richard I, “Lionheart”, takes his vows seriously including the one to free Jerusalem from Salah-a-Din. He leaves his kingdom with his armies to the holy land.