"The Falcon of Palermo" opens with the nations of modern Europe just beginning to take shape, while the papacy clings to its temporal power. Into this era of shifting borders and alliances steps a leader who will become legendary--the brilliant maverick Frederick II.

The Falcon of Palermo 2006, Grove Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780802142320

Trade paperback

The Falcon of Palermo 2005, Atlantic Monthly Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780871138804