Eadric Streona's bastard son trains among Vikings and watches as his father's killer, Canute the Great, gains power beyond England and the Baltic Seas. Godric reenters the English court and attempts to gain King Canute's trust. He serves his greatest enemy so that he may understand why his father died and avenge him to the fullest. But will King Canute's death be enough to fulfill him?
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."
This action-adventure laced with romance follows the “worst Briton of the 11th century” (BBC History Magazine), Eadric Streona, through his journey from poverty to power. Eadric will do anything to achieve a peaceful life for himself and his true love—even betray his country and put a Viking on the English throne. But what if his greatest opponent is the same person he wishes to save?
Dragon-slayer, English hero, martyr, warrior, soldier and saint — St George has been all these things. But who was the real St George?
This fascinating book draws on the most recent academic research into folklore and legends to put together an accurate account of St George’s original life story, and how he has developed in folklore and legend to become what he is today.
As a teenager, Canute struggles to find his place among differing religions. An unexpected relationship with another Jomsviking, forbidden by the Christians, may force him to choose a god. The Lost Tales are ten short stories set in Viking Age England (and related areas). They introduce the characters of the novel, "Eadric the Grasper," but each story stands alone.
“The Lost Tales of Mercia” are ten short stories set in England near the end of the Viking Age. These swashbuckling tales, based heavily on true events, educate and entertain simultaneously. The Fifth Tale is the wildest yet. Meet a spited orphan named Alfgifu and the young Viking King, Canute. Together, they may be strong enough to defeat the crafty Eadric Streona.