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Alfred the Great; Edward the King
Series: The Ambrose Chronicles, Book 10. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,950. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
King Alfred the Great is dead, and young Prince Edward must persuade the Witan that he should be the next king. His own royal cousin, Ethelwold, rebels, and is soon leading an unholy alliance of influential noblemen and Vikings. Wearing the Viking crown of Northumbria, he invades Wessex. Can Edward keep his throne? Will Wessex finally fall to the Viking onslaught?
The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle In Plain and Simple English
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 79. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 204,130. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Classics
Of all early English literature, The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle has long been considered among the greatest--and hardest to understand! If you have struggled in the past reading old English, then BookCaps can help you out. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help.
Alfred the Great; Young Edward
Series: The Ambrose Chronicles, Book 9. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,370. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Wessex faces the greatest invasion of Alfred the Great's life. A vast Viking alliance threatens the last independent Saxon kingdom in all England. Can Wessex survive the onslaught? Can the young Prince Edward lead a Saxon army to victory? Ambrose, Edward's uncle, and a Byzantine scholar will once again be called upon to help in the bitter struggle.
Alfred the Great; King's Revenge
Series: The Ambrose Chronicles, Book 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,700. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
After seven years of hard-won peace, a Viking army lands in Wessex. With traitors within, and two Viking kings to his north, Alfred the Great nevertheless drives out the invaders, but antagonizes the powerful Viking king just across the Thames River. The West Saxons cross the Thames, take London, and prepare for the battle which will decide the fate of all Britain.
Alfred the Great; Viking Invasion
Series: The Ambrose Chronicles, Book 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,400. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Categories: 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.
Ambrose, Prince of Wessex; Warrior of the King.
Series: The Ambrose Chronicles, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,380. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
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.