9th Century

The Sea Queen

By Linnea Hartsuyker - Published 2018



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

Sebastian’s Way: The Paladin

By George Steger - Published 2016


Sebastian’s Way: The Paladin, book two of The Sebastian Chronicles, is the retelling of Charlemagne’s continued challenges as king, then emperor, ...Read Review

Song of Isabel

By Ida Curtis - Published 2018



Lady Isabel, daughter of Lord Theodoric of Narbonne, is twelve years old when she is attacked by soldiers and rescued by a stranger ...Read Review

Attack of the Vikings

By Tony Bradman - Published 2017


Children/Young Adult

Alba (northern Scotland), AD 800-1000. Fourteen-year-old Finn lives in a Viking farming family settled in Alba where his father, Ottar, is chief. Nowadays, ...Read Review

Daughter of the Wolf

By Victoria Whitworth - Published 2016


This powerful novel is set in the Humber estuary of northeastern England in the mid-9th century. Radmer, lord of Donmouth, is sent ...Read Review

The Half-Drowned King

By Linnea Hartsuyker - Published 2017


It is 9th-century Norway, and the Vikings are sailing, raiding, battling, and attending the gathering of peoples known as the Thing. Ragnvald Eysteinsson, ...Read Review

Cnut: Revenge of a Viking Warrior

By Kyle Miller - Published 2016



The 9th-century height of the Viking invasions is the setting for Miller’s third volume in the Cnut the Warrior series, which follows ...Read Review

Shield Maiden

By Stuart Hill - Published 2016


Children/Young Adult

When King Alfred’s stronghold at Chippenham is invaded by the Danish Great Army led by Guthrum in 876, Alfred and his royal Saxon ...Read Review

The Last Abbot of Linn Duachaill

By Jess Barry - By Michelle Markey Butler - Published 2015


When a group of Norse traders come to buy trees from which to build longships, the monks of the abbey of Linn Duachaill ...Read Review

Cnut: Madness of a Viking Warrior (Cnut the Viking Warrior, Book 2)

By Kyle Miller - Published 2015



Kyle Miller continues his series on the adventures of young Viking warrior, Cnut, in this second volume, which finds the main character on ...Read Review