10th Century

Alfred’s Britain: War and Peace in the Viking Age

By Max Adams - Published 2017

Genres:

Nonfiction

The title Alfred’s Britain is misleading, and the sub-title better explains the contents of the book. For sure Alfred figures prominently, but ...Read Review

Estrid

By Johanne Hildebrandt - By Tara F. Chace (trans.) - Published 2017

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The second book in the Valhalla Series (after The Unbroken Line of the Moon), Estrid follows Queen Sigrid of Svealand, her twin children ...Read Review

Children of the Chieftain: Bounty

By Michael E. Wills - Published 2017

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Though eager to head home, the young crew of the Viking ship Eagle are tasked with carrying a message to the land of ...Read Review

The Abbot’s Tale

By Conn Iggulden - Published 2017Published 2018Published 2018-05-01

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Dunstan was an Abbot of Glastonbury, later Archbishop of Canterbury, and was probably born somewhere between AD 910 and AD 920 in Somerset (we don’...Read Review

Saxon Tales: The Shepherd Who Ate His Sheep

By Terry Deary - Published 2017

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

10th century, Maidstone, Kent. This tale is based on a true story of a starving shepherd boy, Edward Medway, who, one winter, cut ...Read Review

Raven’s Feast: Hakon’s Saga, Book 2

By Eric Schumacher - Published 2017

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Very rarely does one come across a book written about the man remembered as Hakon the Good or Hakon Adalsteinsfostre. As Mr Schumacher ...Read Review

The Flame Bearer

By Bernard Cornwell - Published 2016

Genres:

Adventure

Though a fragile peace exists between the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms of Britain and the last Norse-held kingdom of Northumbria, Uhtred begins his campaign to ...Read Review

The Unbroken Line of the Moon

By Johanne Hildebrandt - By Tara Chace (trans.) - Published 2016

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The 10th-century Nordic lands are locked in a war between the Norse gods and Christianity. Sigrid, a chieftain’s daughter and devout follower ...Read Review

Seven Noble Knights: A Saga of Family, Betrayal, and Revenge in Medieval Spain

By J. K. Knauss - Published 2017

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Based on an epic medieval poem, this appealing novel seems a bit of Romeo and Juliet overlaid with Spanish Christians and Moorish Muslims. ...Read Review

The Stones of Winter

By Oskar Jensen - Published 2016

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

With the caption ‘A Viking tale of myth and magic’ The Stones of Winter is the first in a series of tales about ...Read Review