8th Century

Hell Shall Stir (Lions & Devils Book 1)

By Jason Born - Published 2015

Genres:

Military

Prolific novelist Jason Born begins a new series with Hell Shall Stir, set during the nervous, dangerous opening stages of the clash between ...Read Review

In the Shadow of the Gods

By James Bicheno - Published 2014

Genres:

Adventure

In a rousing tale, James Bicheno takes us back to Norway in the late 8th and early 9th centuries when the Norsemen began ...Read Review

The Ashes of Heaven’s Pillar

By Kim Rendfeld - Published 2014

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Set in 8th-century Saxony, this early-medieval pageant follows Leova, a peasant woman who has had her religion desecrated, her husband killed in battle, ...Read Review

God of Vengeance

By Giles Kristian - Published 2014

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

Sigurd has been deserted by the gods. His father, Jarl Harald, and his kinsmen have perished in an almighty sea battle fuelled by ...Read Review

Veil of Time

By Claire R. McDougall - Published 2014

Genres:

Time-slip

This time-travel story is set in both present day and 8th-century western Scotland. Maggie Livingstone Griggs moves from Glasgow to a cottage near ...Read Review

Sebastian’s Way: The Pathfinder (The Sebastian Chronicles, Book One)

By George Steger - Published 2013

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

The violent 8th-century world of Charlemagne is brought vividly to life in the first volume of George Steger’s “Sebastian Chronicles,” which star ...Read Review

The Scribe

By Antonio Garrido - By Simon Bruni (trans.) - Published 2013

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Theresa, trained to become a talented scribe, is about to take her final exam in Würzburg, Austrasia, in the 8th century. At ...Read Review

Saxon: The Emperor’s Elephant

By Tim Severin - Published 2013

Genres:

Adventure

The Saxon of the title is Sigwulf, a minor Saxon prince exiled to the court of King Carolus. It is the second in ...Read Review

Saxon: The Book of Dreams

By Tim Severin - Published 2012

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

The Saxon of the title is Sigwulf, a minor Saxon prince. The novel opens with the slaughter of his family in AD 780, but ...Read Review

The Cross and the Dragon

By Kim Rendfeld - Published 2012

Genres:

AdventureRomance

In 8th-century Francia, Alda of Drachenhaus is promised to Ganelon of Dormagen, the fair-haired son of a noble family. Ganelon’s outer beauty ...Read Review