Books tagged: viking history

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Rolf 'The Red' MacCanna
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,220. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The anguish suffered by a man who has lived with three different religions and many different gods powers this book. Rolf wants to be a Christian, but can’t shake the old Druid ways. The story plays out the feelings that many of our ancestors must have felt when the Vikings were knocking at their doors and the old Druid ways were being suppressed by the advance of Christianity.
Viking Blood 1 "The Assault"
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Series: Viking Blood, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,700. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
"The Assault" is the first book of five in the Viking Blood series by Marianne Slot. Norse mythology, Viking feuds, trades, and sea voyages, is brought to life in an exciting story of life and death. In these we follow Hauge as his life evolves around the vital consequences of one dramatic day; through vengeance and love; hardships of hunger and suffering, culminating in a final raid to England.
Viking Blood 2 "Secrets"
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Series: Viking Blood, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,010. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Second book in the series "Viking Blood". Three years after the attack on Styrbjorn’s village his brother, Sven, has been elected chieftain and the village rebuilt. After a successful summer voyage to Ireland everybody celebrates. Sven decides time for vengeance has come; a surprise attack on Haakon’s village will be on horseback. However, the raid does not go as planned ...
Viking Blood 3 "Revenge"
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Series: Viking Blood, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,990. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Third book in the "Viking Blood" series by Marianne Slot. A story of vengeance, friendships, and love. Four years have passed and Hauge’s mother Aasa has married Sven. The men travel to the winter market, where many a good deal is done. Once again Hauge meets his Christian friend Hannibal. But they are brutally attacked and many die. Hauge is made chieftain and can finally avenge his father.
Viking Blood 4 "New Life"
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Series: Viking Blood, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,290. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Fourth book in the "Viking Blood" series. The winter after the avenging raid Hannibal and Edwina are still in Hauge’s village. As the last of the snow has smelted Hauge tells his mother Aasa that he wants to marry Edwina, although she is a Christian. The wedding is held as Norse custom demands with sacrifices to the Gods. One man tries to sabotage the party. A story of voyages, gales and losses.
Viking Blood 5 "Raiding"
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Series: Viking Blood, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,390. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Three and a half years have passed since young Styrbjorn, Edwina and Hauge’s son, was born. The winters have been extremely hard. Famine and hunger threatens. Everything goes wrong. The grain rots, only some return from the summer voyage; late, empty, and battered. Hauge decides to go on a quest for food and riches in England. A new ship is built. In England they raid and pillage until ...
Ambrose, Prince of Wessex; Trader of Kiev.
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Series: The Ambrose Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 89,560. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A young prince of Wessex is captured by Viking raiders. He and his friends manage to escape captivity in Denmark, and begin an epic journey to Norway and then Sweden. The rest of the story is loosely based on the Primary Russian Chronicles. There, they join a Viking expedition to conquer Novgorod, and, within a year, they travel down the mighty Dnieper river to settle in Kiev.
Ambrose, Prince of Wessex; Emissary to Byzantium.
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Series: The Ambrose Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,810. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Loosely based on the Primary Russian Chronicles, the story is of a Saxon prince and his two companions who arrive at the time of the founding of a Viking empire on the major rivers of Russia. In spite of implacable enemies and rapids, the Vikings and their allies swarm down the Dnieper River and attack the queen of cities -Constantinople.
Ambrose, Prince of Wessex; Warrior of the King.
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Series: The Ambrose Chronicles, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,330. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Ambrose rides north with his brother the king to face the all-conquering Great Army of the Vikings. When the battle is averted, Ambrose and his friends ride north as spies and join the Great Army. Recognized, the friends must flee and battle their way back to safety. Ambrose is wounded and only the love of a maiden and friendship of a trader saves him.
Alfred the Great; Viking Invasion
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Series: The Ambrose Chronicles, Book 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,390. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
When the leader of the Great Army invades Wessex in early winter, he nearly succeeds in Capturing Alfred and destroying the last independent Saxon kingdom in Britain. King Alfred hides in the forest, until he finds a base deep in the fastness of a marsh. Spring finds his men rallying to his banner, and eventually Alfred defeats the Viking king. Britain is saved.