The cover of "The Lawless Land"

The Lawless Land

Beth Morrison, PhD ’02

Morrison is senior curator of manuscripts at the Getty Museum; her brother, Boyd, is a New York Times bestselling author of 12 thrillers. They’ve teamed up to launch a series about the adventures of a couple in 14th-century England: a noble lady and the knight who saves her from attack as she flees an arranged marriage. “The authors make splendid use of such medieval-plot standbys as a castle with secret tunnels, plague-riddled vagabonds, a grand tournament, a priceless manuscript, and duplicitous churchmen as the action ranges from Canterbury to Paris and elsewhere in France and finally Italy,” says Publishers Weekly in a starred review, adding: “Historical fiction fans will eagerly await the couple’s further adventures.”

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