Mette Holm



A young knight, a fateful tournament and a pledge made in blood.

Join Argyle Mowbray on an epic journey across the world to unearth a secret drenched in blood. Will it be enough to save England?

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At the King's Command

A young knight reluctant to obey. A murderer sworn to secrecy. A dangerous truth drenched in blood.


At age eleven, Argyle dreams of chivalry and adventure. But when a most unlikely adversary kills Argyle’s master, he is forced to realise that real life is a far cry from his childhood fantasies.


Reluctantly, Argyle accepts a royal command that sends him on a dangerous quest for the truth. He must succeed to untangle his family from a bloody power struggle. But the more he learns, the more he doubts what he knows.


One thing is undeniable: If he reveals all a dynasty will collapse.

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Court of Deadly Whispers


Two women of great importance. One can save a kingdom, the other can topple it.

Argyle Mowbray, knight and nobleman, has fallen into disgrace, the suspect of treason and fraternising with the enemy.


When the King takes a child bride, Argyle glimpses the opportunity to return to favour and secure a peaceful existence at the outskirts of courtly life. But when a ghost returns from the grave, Argyle knows what he desires most can never be his.

As the heads roll and blood spills, a traitor slips between the royal sheets, and

Argyle is forced to realise that, sometimes, chivalry can lead to only one destination; death.

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A Web of Lies


A fateful promise. An invisible enemy. A deadly secret.

Argyle Mowbray wakes up bludgeoned and bloody. He has no idea where he is or how he got there.

Slowly, the pieces of Argyle’s nightmare puzzle fall into place, revealing an unravelling King, an enemy returned to claim more than what is his by rights, and a royal secret that threatens to tear England apart. 

When Argyle is dragged to Paris in shackles, he has but one choice if he wants to earn his freedom and protect his family.

Retrieve King Charles’ beloved daughter or die trying.

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Shield of Blood

A dynasty on the brink of collapse. A French beggar boy raised to knighthood, fame and fortune. Is his final act enough to ward off destruction?

How does a French beggar boy end up setting in motion a series of events that will resound through the centuries? That will upset the delicate balance of a kingdom, a family and a dynasty.

Even in his wildest dreams, Edmund cannot imagine what life has in store for him.

It takes a death, a war set to last a hundred years, and a crumbling line of Kings, before Edmund realises that fate has put the future of England in his hands.

But what fate has not foreseen is just what kind of a man Edmund is – or what he intends to unleash.

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Mette Holm is a writer of historical fiction focusing on last of the Plantagenet rulers beginning with Richard II. Mette has been telling stories all her life, be it in school, at university or even in her day-job as an independent business owner and copywriter. While historical fiction holds a special place in her heart, a yet unfinished fantasy manuscript occupies her top drawer and rumour has it that it will in time be dug out and finished.

As a quirk - despite her Danish heritage - she knows more about medieval England than she does about Danish medieval history.

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