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AD 630. Anglo Saxon Britain. A gripping, action-packed historical tale set in the world of the Bernicia Chronicles. Perfect for fans of Bernard Cornwell.

Terror stalks the hills, moors and marshes of Bernicia. Livestock and men have been found ripped asunder, their bones gnawed, flesh gorged upon. People cower in their halls in fear of the monster that prowls the night. King Edwin sends his champions, Bassus, Octa and band of trusted thegns, to rid his people of this evil. Bassus leads the warriors into the chill wastes of the Northern winter, and they soon question whether they are the hunters or the prey. Death follows them as they head deeper into the ice-rimed marshes, and there is ever only one ending for the mission: a welter of blood that will sow the seeds of a tale that will echo down through the ages.

©2017 Matthew Harffy (P)2020 W. F. Howes Ltd

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  • 08-05-20

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a wonderful story about my saxon ancestors makes me dream of the days of old. excellent portrayal of what life could have been