Here it is!
In the last book, Jack faced tournaments and small unit actions. How will he do in a set piece battle? And what is the truth about the hot but mysterious Theodora?
Most of the time, authors just get the crappy cover they’re given and thank the Gods it’s not a hairy guy in a chain mail thong.
In this case, Matthew is an expert in Medieval English armor and equipment and we had a long chat by email about what the armor the characters wore, sending each other links and discussing the evidence for this illusive transitional era.
It went both ways as well; as soon as I saw the final version, I went back through the text and gave Master Piers a barbut, and had Jack throw a Murder Stroke:
Piers is on the right, tired and in trouble. Jack–in the old fashioned armor–is wading in, using his sword as a hammer:
That’s three novellas in a year, and an amazing cover to finish on. I am a happy man. Now back to work…