Evan de Montmorency is the gifted second son of Lord Robert and Lady Branwen de Montmorency. Raised in a household of immense privilege and learning, it was predicted when he was a child that he would become a healer. When England’s new king, Richard I, announces that he will go on crusade, Evan sees his chance and joins up. From Shaftesbury to the Holy Land and back, thrust into an alien world of ever-present danger, violence and death, Evan perfects his skills. Rubbing shoulders with the outsized personalities of the age, he will absorb Muslim knowledge, find impossible love, and learn hard truths as his destiny unfolds. In this sequel to Glazer’s well-received Nor Me Without You, follow the continuing story of the Montmorency family as the future and the past bear on their present and they learn that we are all the sum of our secrets.