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By Johanne Hildebrandt - By Tara F. Chace (trans.) -
The second book in the Valhalla Series (after The Unbroken Line of the Moon), Estrid follows Queen Sigrid of Svealand, her twin children ...Read Review
By Tony Bradman -
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
By Michael E. Wills -
Though eager to head home, the young crew of the Viking ship Eagle are tasked with carrying a message to the land of ...Read Review
By Linnea Hartsuyker -
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
By Alan Smale -
Nine years after the annihilation of his legion at the hands of Cahokian braves and flying machines, Roman Praetor Gaius Marcellinus once again ...Read Review
By Eric Schumacher -
Very rarely does one come across a book written about the man remembered as Hakon the Good or Hakon Adalsteinsfostre. As Mr Schumacher ...Read Review
By Kyle Miller -
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
By Donnita L. Rogers -
Seventh-century Scandinavia: Freawaru, the daughter of a king and the lover of the renowned warrior Beowulf, is a seer in her own right ...Read Review
By Giles Kristian -
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
By Johanne Hildebrandt - By Tara Chace (trans.) -
The 10th-century Nordic lands are locked in a war between the Norse gods and Christianity. Sigrid, a chieftain’s daughter and devout follower ...Read Review
Over the last 20 years The Historical Novels Review (the society's print magazine for our members) has published reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books.
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