The long-awaited third instalment in the Kingsbridge Saga! It is 1558 and Ned Willard loves and wants to marry Margery, however the lovers are separated by the ongoing tensions between the Catholic and Protestant religions. Ned finds work with the new sovereign, Queen Elizabeth and becomes a trusted advisor, as she prepares to protect herself against her opponents. Her insistence on a policy of religious tolerance unleashes the extremism of some powerful enemies. Column of Fire is on a larger scale than the previous Knightsbridge stories. Follet’s meticulous research, and his ability to weave the epic with the individual character, are on form once again.