7th Century

Saxon Heroines: A Northumbrian Novel (Women of Determination and Courage)

By Sandra Wagner-Wright - Published 2021


Biographical Fiction

England, 7th century. Amidst a landscape of warring kings and shifting political alliances, four women will change the fate of Northumbria. As the ...Read Review

Fire Queen

By Joanna Courtney - Published 2020


There is nothing better than that feeling, sustained from the first page to the last, that you’ve stumbled upon a new favourite ...Read Review

Fortress of Fury

By Matthew Harffy - Published 2020



AD 647. Anglo Saxon Britain. Penda of Mercia has travelled north with his allies. Beobrand, leader of men, warrior, brave and feared by his ...Read Review

Warrior of Woden (The Bernicia Chronicles)

By Matthew Harffy - Published 2019



AD 642, Anglo-Saxon Britain. Oswald has been King of Northumbria for eight years. Beobrand, the king’s war leader, is now a wealthy warlord ...Read Review

Cuthbert of Farne

By Katharine Tiernan - Published 2019


Biographical Fiction

History teaches us that Saint Cuthbert was a monk and hermit in the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Northumbria. He was buried at Lindisfarne Abbey, ...Read Review

Bloodmoon: A Mystery of Ancient Ireland (Sister Fidelma Mystery)

By Peter Tremayne - Published 2018



Sister Fidelma and her husband, Brother Eadulf, are once again on the track of a murderer in 671 AD Ireland. Or, rather, Brother Eadulf ...Read Review

The Song of Hild

By Gaye Kynoch (trans.) - By Vibeke Vasbo - Published 2018


Biographical FictionLiterary

Originally published in Denmark in 1991, this is the life of the Deiran princess Hild and her many changes of fortune until she becomes ...Read Review

Cometh the Hour

By Annie Whitehead - Published 2017


With a careful hand and keen appreciation for the era’s material culture, Annie Whitehead, the inaugural winner of the HWA Dorothy Dunnett ...Read Review

The Cross and the Curse

By Matthew Harffy - Published 2017



North East Britain, the Dark Ages. Ancient paganism battles with new faith. Rival cultures jostle for supremacy. Kings plot to establish new nations. ...Read Review

Dark Winds Rising

By Mark Noce - Published 2017



It is the year 602, and Wales is not yet united. Small neighboring kingdoms fight viciously against each other. Amid this disunity, and continually ...Read Review

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