James Heneage created the successful bookshop chain Ottakars and co-founded the Chalke Valley History Festival. The Walls of Byzantium is his first novel. He lives near Salisbury.
'A compelling narrative of intrigue, love and war' The
Bookseller. * Bookseller *
'A stirring tale of the struggle for Byzantium. Heneage brings to life both the tragedy and the heroism' Tom Holland. * Tom Holland *
'Fascinating historical mysteries and vivid colourful characters. It's a page-turner fast enough to make its own breeze' Conn Iggulden. * Conn Iggulden *