Books tagged: anglosaxon

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The Fyrdhwæt Saga
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2010. Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
An epic tale of adventure told in verse, with lines in traditional Anglo-Saxon. Discussed and approved by scholars. Includes full introduction and translation notes. Fyrdhwæt is unloved and rejected by his people. Valiantly he slays three terrible monsters, but his bravery goes un-acclaimed. The poem is romantic, sad, exciting and very much open to interpretation.
Wesle's Tale
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Price: Free! Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Ancient Poetry
An epic of UFO's in Anglo-Saxon times. Wesle the Weakling, a hapless herdsman watching the woman he loves about to become a warrior's wife, seizes a chance for change when star-men come in a shining shield-ship to carry out a cattle-raid. Roswell meets Beowulf? Also contains the short poem, "The Gold's Dragon." Cover composed by Helen E. Davis
The Lost Tales of Mercia
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Series: Lost Tales of Mercia, Book 11. Price: Free! Words: 69,530. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Read all ten Lost Tales compiled in one edition. Ten short stories explore Anglo-Saxon England through the eyes of ten intertwined lives: from a blushing maid to a bold mother, from a daring soldier to an unready king, and many others. The tales introduce the people who will fight, love, and betray each other until the rightful king claims the throne in the novel, "Eadric the Grasper."
Starlight
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Ulf, a farmer in Anglo-Saxon England, starts a new life after a Viking raid. Short story.
Eve of All Hallows (A Historical Fantasy)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,120. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
A young Anglo-Saxon king searches for a mysterious druid queen rumored to hold the key to ultimate power.
Last Tales of Mercia 2: Richard the Norman
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Series: Last Tales of Mercia, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
When King Edward calls on his allies for military support, the Norman lord Richard FitzScrob must take drastic measures to make his Saxon subjects obedient. Set in the Dark Ages of Engla-lond, the "Last Tales of Mercia" are ten short stories featuring real historical figures and characters from the "Sons of Mercia" series. Though strongly connected to the series, they can be read independently.
The Battle of Otford (776) - A Bretwalda Battle
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A much overlooked Dark Age battle brought to life. Fought between the Kingdom of Mercia and the Kingdom of Kent, this was a surprise victory for Kent due to careful tactical arrangements.
The Cross of St. Mary's
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Lame after a Viking raid, Ulf leaves Leystoke to learn a new trade. Working for the ironsmith Hunlaf in Hemingburh, he is busy doing work for his lord's new church. When Feirgil the Irishman is hired to make the great cross for the altar, life at the forge becomes tense - and what of the master ironsmith's young daughter, the quietly self-possessed Goldrun?
Community Organizing for Mercenaries
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Series: Mercenaries, Book 3. Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 55,670. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Times are still unsettled for our heroes and heroines. Conflict is brewing in many spots. Join up for another tour of duty, and see if you can't help us straighten-out the situation. Believe me, it's not going to be easy, because new enemies keep cropping up... and they seem to be getting smarter.
Edric the Wild
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Series: Sons of Mercia, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 244,800. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
1059 AD: Edric, a young Anglo-Saxon, leads a pleasant life hunting in the woods or dancing in taverns until his Norman neighbor falsely accuses him of murder. Edric takes his first stance against the growing power of the Normans--a stance he soon holds for all of Saxon Engla-lond. This Robin Hood-esque story features many historical figures and villains cruel enough to be in a Grimm fairy tale.