8th Century

Queen of the Darkest Hour

By Kim Rendfeld - Published 2018

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Francia, 783. Fastrada, fourth wife of King Charles, quickly realizes that not all of the royal children are happy to see her wed their ...Read Review

A Sacred Storm

By Theodore Brun - Published 2018

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The second instalment of Theodore Brun’s Wanderer Chronicles returns readers to 8th-century Scandinavia with our troubled hero, Erlan, and his loyal servant, ...Read Review

Saxon Tales: The Lord Who Lost His Head

By Terry Deary - Published 2017

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

The Lord Who Lost his Head is set in the 8th century in the reign of King Offa of Mercia (famous for building ...Read Review

Where Devils Tread: Lions & Devils Book Three

By Jason Born - Published 2016

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The massive concluding volume in Jason Born’s Lions & Devils trilogy (after Hell Shall Stir and Devils in the Breach) draws together ...Read Review

Wings of the Storm

By Giles Kristian - Published 2016

Genres:

Adventure

The late 8th century is a time of violence and change in Scandinavia. While the order of the old gods is threatened, and ...Read Review

Winter’s Fire

By Giles Kristian - Published 2016

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

Norway, AD 785. Following the slaughter of his family by treacherous King Gorm, Sigurd Haraldson has been forced into an early maturity. Still a ...Read Review

The Peace Weaver

By Charles Barnitz - Published 2015

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeShort Stories

This volume collects five stories starring Charles Barnitz’s main character, 8th century former monk-turned-advocate, Hring, in a Britannia that has descended into ...Read Review

Devils in the Breach (Lions & Devils Book 2)

By Jason Born - Published 2016

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

Jason Born continues his rollicking, delightfully paced series centering on 8th century Aquitaine, which is not only riven internally with the intrigue of ...Read Review

Saxon: The Pope’s Assassin

By Tim Severin - Published 2015

Genres:

Thriller

In this third instalment of Tim Severin’s Saxon series set at the end of the 8th century, The Pope’s Assassin brings ...Read Review

The Pyre: The Return of Ravana

By David Hair - Published 2015

Genres:

FantasyTime-slip

Based in Mandore and Jodhpur in Rajasthan, The Pyre is a fantasy novel that follows two groups of young people, one in the ...Read Review