The Third Lost Tale of Mercia: Aydith the Aetheling by Jayden Woods
Series: Lost Tales of Mercia, Book 3.
Approx. 5,540 words.
Published on June 25, 2010.
“The Lost Tales of Mercia” are ten short stories that can be enjoyed as quick glimpses into the swashbuckling history of ancient England or read in addendum to the novel, "Eadric the Grasper." Aydith is a young aetheling whose distrust of the Norsemen often gets dismissed. With the encouragement of a kind hearth companion named Hastings, she might find another way to aid her country.