9th Century

The Lords of the Wind (The Saga of Hasting the Avenger)

By C.J. Adrien - Published 2019

Genres:

Saga

Reputation is everything. Set during the late 9th century, the legacy of Hasting begins. In this first book of The Saga of Hasting ...Read Review

The Warrior with the Pierced Heart (Shadow of the Raven)

By Chris Bishop - Published 2018

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

This second book in The Shadow of the Raven series is told in the first person by Mathew, the second son of a ...Read Review

She Wolf

By Dan Smith - Published 2019

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

It is the year 866 and a young Dane, Ylva (meaning ‘she-wolf’), finds herself orphaned in the strange land of Northumbria, after witnessing her ...Read Review

The Golden Wolf

By Linnea Hartsuyker - Published 2019

Genres:

Saga

The Golden Wolf is a 9th-century Viking saga spanning across the regions of Norway to Iceland. This is the final book in The ...Read Review

The Office of Gardens and Ponds

By Didier Decoin - Published 2019

Genres:

Literary

Set in Heian Japan, the book gives us two startlingly opposed worldviews – the imperial court is described in all its effete, rigid, exquisite ...Read Review

Saint Michael’s Sword: Tip of the Blade

By Cris Harding - Published 2018

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Saint Michael’s Sword: Tip of the Blade by Cris Harding is set in 9th-century France during an era undergoing tumultuous change with ...Read Review

Conrad Monk and the Great Heathen Army

By Edoardo Albert - Published 2018

Genres:

Adventure

Following in the tradition of unreliable and unpleasant narrators such as Flashman, the main character, the Conrad of the title, is a thoroughly ...Read Review

Blood and Destiny

By Chris Bishop - Published 2017-04-06

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

This story takes place during the winter of 878, after the Viking invasion of England, where Alfred reigns as King of Wessex. The story ...Read Review

Aethelflaed: Lady of the Mercians

By Tim Clarkson - Published 2018

Genres:

Nonfiction

This biography of Aethelflaed, the 9th-century Anglo-Saxon noblewoman who ruled Mercia, is both an enjoyable read and meticulously well researched. Aethelflaed was the ...Read Review

The Sea Queen

By Linnea Hartsuyker - Published 2018

Genres:

Saga

Hartsuyker’s re-imagining of the founding of Norway in the 9th century captures all the glory of its source material, the 13th-century saga, ...Read Review

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