Books tagged: viking history

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Leif Erikson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Exploration & Discovery, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Adventure & Adventurers
Leif Erikson came to North America having sailed from his native Norway in 993 A.D. He came ashore on the east coast of North America, the exact location being uncertain. In 1926 five Norsemen sailed in a replica ship of the original vessel that Erikson made his voyage in. This crew visited destinations along the east coast of North America, participating in Philadelphia's Sesquicentennial.
Past Times: Ancient Board Games
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Past Times is a series of books about historical games and pastimes throughout the ages. This particular book is about games from Viking age and earlier.
Fury of the Northmen
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 112,700. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Adventure » General
Thorfinn Gundersson is cursed by the gods. Wherever he walks, blood soaks his every step. When treacherous schemers attempt to sabotage his arranged marriage and dishonor Thorfinn, he must fight not only to uphold his good name, but for his very life as well. To a Norseman, some fates are worse than death, and Thorfinn’s plight will ripple through history, crashing waves upon the Western shores.
Decoding the Vikings
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 9,170. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014 by Decoded Science. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » European
The Vikings sailed the most difficult coastlines, navigated in the worst weather conditions, and built the most magnificent ships, yet they were warriors. Enjoy the Vikings from a totally new perspective in this anthology of historical articles written by historians, anthropologists, archaeologists, and other experts. Edited by Valerie Williamson, PhD.
Winter Solstice Winter - Book I in the Viking Blood Saga
Price: Free! Words: 125,430. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.89)
Winter Solstice Winter draws you in to the land of the Vikings, a dangerous time full of mystery & mythology. Nothing is simple when you're battling an evil Empress & the three heroes of the piece Ailia, Lucia & Soren find themselves deeply entwined. But can they overcome the strife that comes between them in order to rise up & not only reclaim the Northlandic Throne but save all of humanity?
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?
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.
Ambrose, Prince of Wessex; Emissary to Byzantium.
Series: The Ambrose Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,790. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00)
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; Trader of Kiev.
Series: The Ambrose Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 89,550. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00)
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.