Item description for Sir Bentley and Holbrook Court (Knights of Arrethtrae V2) by Chuck Black, Andy Turvey & Dawn Marshall...
Overview The Noble Knights are an order of men sworn to serve the King and protect His beloved city. In their zeal to serve the King, they attempt to eradicate the Followers, a band of self-proclaimed knights that serve a fanatical man who called himself the Son of the King. Young Sir Bentley is the pride of Chessington...and of the Noble Knights. But when Bentley joins the mission to hunt down and destroy the elusive band of Followers, he enters a world of doubt and contradiction about his own calling as a knight. Bentley's warring heart forces him to choose between the legacy of his family honor and the small still voice that calls him to seek out Truth. Bentley's mission leads him to the edges of the kingdom where a ruthless castle lord governs the people with an iron fist and their only hope lies in the merciful acts of a mysterious young maiden. From the treachery of a dark warlord to the jaws of a mountain leviathan, will Bentley's journey lead him to a life of true nobility? Find out in this multi-voice dramatization!
Publishers Description The People of Holbrook are suffering under the rule of the greedy Lord Kingsley. Will greed destroy the kingdom the way it destroyed Lord Kingsley? Sir Bentley, an honorable young knight, abandons his calling in order to seek the truth of the Prince. Choosing to live as the Prince did, he forsakes his former lifestyle and wealth to live as a pauper. His travels take him to Holbrook, where the townsfolk live in poverty, paying high taxes to support the lavish lifestyle of Lord Kingsley and his court. But something even darker is lurking in the shadows of the beautiful castle. Bentley soon befriends Eirwyn, a mysterious but compassionate young woman who often distributes food among the poor. When Eirwyn is kidnapped by a ruthless tribe to serve as a sacrifice, Bentley battles a vicious mountain creature to save her life. But when he discovers who is really behind Holbrook's downfall, he's faced with an even bigger challenge--battling the Dark Knight's most evil commander and his Shadow Warriors as they attack the castle. Can Sir Bentley and Eirwyn work together to restore order and prosperity to the kingdom through the compassion and grace of the Prince?
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Format: Audiobook, CD, Unabridged
Studio: Oasis Audio
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 5.64" Width: 6.52" Height: 0.65" Weight: 0.38 lbs.
Release Date Feb 2, 2009
Publisher Oasis Audio
Series Knights Of Arrethtrae
Series Number 2
ISBN 1598595164 ISBN13 9781598595161
Availability 0 units.
More About Chuck Black, Andy Turvey & Dawn Marshall
Chuck Black is the author of more than a dozen novels, including the popular Kingdom Series and The Knights of Arrethtrae series. As a design engineer, he's invented or co-invented 11 patented construction products and spent eight years in the Air Force traveling the world as a tactical combat communications engineer and an F-16 fighter pilot. Chuck and his wife, Andrea, have six children and live in North Dakota.
Chuck Black currently resides in Williston.
Chuck Black has published or released items in the following series...
Reviews - What do customers think about Sir Bentley and Holbrook Court (Knights of Arrethtrae V2)?
Sir Bentley and Holbrook Court is da BOMB! Jun 9, 2009
All of the Chuck Black Kingdom Series and now the Knights of Arrethtrae series Audio books are superb! This one is no exception. Have immensely enjoyed listening to it.
My sons favorite author... May 22, 2009
does it again. Chuck Black writes fiction that kids can really get hooked on, especially boys! My son is 11 and Chuck Black is his hands down favorite author. He reads his books again and again. He says that each one is better than the one before. My 13 yr. old daughter also enjoys reading them.
Great Fantasy Mar 27, 2009
It was a good day for young Sir Bently's family when he took the oath of the order of the Noble Knights, swearing to uphold the honor of the knights and to protect them always. When word comes that a handful of Followers are meeting in a nearby hut, Bently is happy to join the group of knights sent to investigate. On the way, they are overpowered by five massive warriors. Just when it looks as if all is lost, four other warriors, bearing the mark of the Stranger, identifying them as Followers, drive off the invaders. Since the Followers are the very people the knights set out to capture, Bently has questions. He asks his father to explain who the Stranger is. As his father ells it, they executed the Stranger, but his men still give up everything to follow him. Bently knows the price he will have to pay if he gives up the knighthood, but the Stranger is calling him. He sets out to learn the truth. Chuck Black is a new writer for me, and I loved this story. I couldn't put it down. A fascinating tale of the battle between Jesus and Satan, set in a fantastic land of knights and ladies, dragons, wealth and crushing poverty. If you like fantasy, don't miss this one. Strongly recommended.
Yes SIRee! Mar 23, 2009
When I first picked up Sir Bentley and Holbrook Court, the second book in the series, I was afraid I might be lost not having read the first. That wasn't the case. The book had a couple of pages of introduction to the Knights of Arrethtrae, which became very clear that the first book was a retelling of Christ with knights and kings as the background.
Knowing that it was an allegory of sorts, it was easy to understand who they were talking about, and having read other such books, I wasn't sure I was going to enjoy this one as much, but I did! Soon the allegory got lost in the story and it turned out to be a very fast, worthwhile read.
Knights, swords and dragons... Mar 1, 2009
Knights, swords and dragons... Sir Bentley's faith is tested when Sir York gives orders that seem to contradict the teachings of the Prince. He strikes out on own in search of truth. Along his journey, he encounters a village living in poverty while Lord Kingsley lives a life of opulence off their tax money. He meets Eirwyn, a mystifying young woman who offers helps the poor. When she is kidnapped, Sir Bentley must battle ferocious opponents to rescue Eirwyn. Will greed conquer the kingdom or will the grace of the Prince persevere?
Chuck Black returns us to a medieval kingdom filled with knights of courage, gallantry, furious sword battles, and dragons. He continues his Knights of Arrethtrae series with book 2, Sir Bentley and Holbrook Court. I enjoyed the first book, and this one far surpasses it. This book is filled with mystery and adventure. Black has an amazing talent. He offers readers an allegorical interpretation of the Bible and spiritual warfare. While this book stands well alone, I suggest you read book 1 first. This is a series for all ages. Sir Bentley and his adventures will mesmerize young and old alike.