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    • War of the Wolf

    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Matt Bates
    • Length: 13 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 553
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 506
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 506

    Uhtred of Bebbanburg has won back his ancestral home, but, threatened from all sides by enemies both old and new, he doesn’t have long to enjoy the victory. In Mercia, rebellion is in the air as King Edward tries to seize control. In Wessex, rival parties scramble to settle on the identity of the next king. And across the country, invading Norsemen continue their relentless incursion, ever hungry for land.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Audible got this very wrong

    • By Amazon Customer on 26-10-18

    Regular price: £12.99

    • The Last Kingdom

    • The Last Kingdom Series, Book 1
    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 13 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,111
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,020
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,021

    The first book in a brand-new series, The Last Kingdom is set in England during the reign of King Alfred. Uhtred is an English boy, born into the aristocracy of ninth-century Northumbria. Orphaned at 10, he is captured and adopted by a Dane and taught the Viking ways. Yet Uhtred's fate is indissolubly bound up with Alfred, King of Wessex, who rules over the only English kingdom to survive the Danish assault. The struggle between the English and the Danes and the strife between christianity and paganism is the background to Uhtred's growing up.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fate is unstoppable

    • By A D MCCLENAGHAN on 13-12-14

    Regular price: £14.49

    • The Winter King

    • The Warlord Chronicles, Book 1
    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 19 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 611
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 555
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 558

    Uther, the High King of Britain, has died, leaving the infant Mordred as his only heir. His uncle, the loyal and gifted warlord Arthur, now rules as caretaker for a country which has fallen into chaos - threats emerge from within the British kingdoms while vicious Saxon armies stand ready to invade. Uther, the High King of Britain, has died, leaving the infant Mordred as his only heir. His uncle, the loyal and gifted warlord Arthur, now rules as caretaker for a country which has fallen into chaos - threats emerge from within the British kingdoms while vicious Saxon armies stand ready to invade.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Simply Brilliant

    • By Matt on 29-08-14

    Regular price: £16.99

    • The Pale Horseman

    • The Last Kingdom Series, Book 2
    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 14 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 865
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 801
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 798

    A Saxon raised by Vikings. A pagan fighting for a Christian King. The conflict at the heart of a hero will be played out in the fight for England. It is 877. Across the kingdoms of Britain the Danes are gaining strength. Uhtred of Bebbanburg, a pagan warrior, must decide who he will align with: the Vikings who raised him or Alfred, King of the West Saxons.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great narrator

    • By D. Boskma on 04-01-18

    Regular price: £14.49

    • The Lords of the North

    • The Last Kingdom Series, Book 3
    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 12 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 782
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 727
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 718

    Enter a world where bloody battles and heroic deeds combine in the historic struggle to unite Britain in the face of a common enemy. The third instalment in Bernard Cornwell's King Alfred series, follows on from the outstanding previous novels The Last Kingdom and The Pale Horseman. The year is 878 and the Vikings have been thrown out of Wessex. Uhtred, fresh from fighting for Alfred in the battle to free Wessex, travels north to seek revenge for his father's death, killed in a bloody raid by Uhtred's old enemy, renegade Danish lord, Kjartan.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Lords of the North

    • By Richard on 13-02-19

    Regular price: £14.49

    • Sharpe's Tiger: The Siege of Seringapatam, 1799 (The Sharpe Series, Book 1)

    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Rupert Farley
    • Length: 14 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 664
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 619
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 613

    Richard Sharpe avoids the tyrannical Sergeant Obadiah Hakeswill and endeavours to rescue a British officer from under the nose of the Tippoo of Mysore. But in fleeing Hakeswill, Sharpe enters the exotic and dangerous world of the Tippoo. An adventure that will require all of his wits just to stay alive, let alone save the British army from catastrophe.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gripping from start to end

    • By Starwarssteve on 28-04-18

    Regular price: £14.49

    • The Flame Bearer

    • The Last Kingdom Series, Book 10
    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Matt Bates
    • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 993
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 911
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 904

    The brand-new novel in Bernard Cornwell's number one best-selling series on the making of England and the fate of his great hero, Uhtred of Bebbanburg. BBC2's major TV show The Last Kingdom is based on the first two novels in the series. From the day it was stolen from me, I had dreamed of recapturing Bebbanburg. The great fort was built on a rock that was almost an island; it was massive, it could be approached only on land by a single narrow track - and it was mine.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another brilliant story

    • By Judy on 02-01-17

    Regular price: £12.99

    • Sword Song

    • The Last Kingdom Series, Book 4
    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 12 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 704
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 640
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 641

    The fourth in the best-selling Alfred series from number-one historical novelist, Bernard Cornwell. The year is 885, and England is at peace, divided between the Danish kingdom to the north and Alfred's kingdom of Wessex in the south. But trouble stirs, a dead man has risen and new Vikings have arrived to occupy London. It is a dangerous time, and it falls to Uhtred, half Saxon, half Dane, a man feared and respected the length and breadth of Britain, to expel the Viking raiders and take control of London for Alfred.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another excellent story in the series

    • By Jane on 26-09-18

    Regular price: £12.99

    • The Empty Throne

    • The Last Kingdom Series, Book 8
    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Matt Bates
    • Length: 11 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 703
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 648
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 648

    The new novel in Bernard Cornwell's number one bestselling series The Warrior Chronicles, on the making of England and the fate of his great hero, Uhtred of Bebbanburg. In the battle for power, there can be only one ruler.England is fractured, torn apart more by internal fighting than the threat of Viking invasion. The ruler of Mercia is dying, leaving no legitimate heir. His wife is a formidable fighter and great leader, but no woman has ever ruled over an English kingdom.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good but nothing new

    • By Dr Zube on 09-01-15

    Regular price: £12.99

    • Excalibur

    • The Warlord Chronicles, Book 3
    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 18 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 447
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 417
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 415

    A story of love, war, loyalty and betrayal, Excalibur begins with the failure of Lancelot's rebellion and the ruin of Arthur's marriage to Guinevere. The Saxons, sensing the disunity of the Britons, seize the chance to destroy Arthur. The climax of the war comes with the legendary triumph at Mount Badon, and Arthur`s great victory. But the promises he made then come back to haunt him after the years of peace and glory.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • "Now Complete"

    • By Lee on 10-04-15

    Regular price: £16.99

    • Sharpe's Rifles: The French Invasion of Galicia, January 1809

    • The Sharpe Series, Book 6
    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Rupert Farley
    • Length: 11 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 440
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 399
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 396

    Lieutenant Richard Sharpe and a detachment of riflemen join the assault of a strong French force holding the Holy City of Santiago de Compostela.Lieutenant Richard Sharpe and a detachment of Riflemen are cut off from the rest of the army and surrounded. Their only hope of escape is to accept the help of the Spanish, but this assistance comes at a price: to join the assault on the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, held by a strong French force.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic

    • By Adam Turner on 30-07-18

    Regular price: £12.99

    • Harlequin

    • The Grail Quest, Book 1
    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Andrew Cullum
    • Length: 14 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 391
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 358
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 360

    The year is 1342. The English, led by Edward III, are laying waste to the French countryside. The army may be led by the King, but it is the archers, the common men, who are England's secret weapon. The French know them as Harlequins. Thomas of Hookton is one of these archers. But he is also on a personal mission: To avenge his father's death and retrieve a stolen relic.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A great story.

    • By Audible customer on 16-02-15

    Regular price: £14.49

    • Sharpe's Triumph: The Battle of Assaye, September 1803 (The Sharpe Series, Book 2)

    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Rupert Farley
    • Length: 13 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 509
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 470
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 464

    Sergeant Richard Sharpe witnesses a murderous act of treachery and, with Sir Arthur Wellesley, faces the Mahratta Horde. The paths of treachery all lead to the small village of Assaye. Outnumbered and outgunned, Wellesley, with a diminished British army, plunges his men into the white heat of battle. A battle that will make his reputation, and perhaps Sharpe's too.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • History Re-Visited

    • By Simon on 05-10-15

    Regular price: £14.49

    • Vagabond

    • The Grail Quest, Book 2
    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Andrew Cullum
    • Length: 16 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 294
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 270
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 269

    The eagerly anticipated follow-up to the best-selling Harlequin, this is the second installment in Bernard Cornwell's Grail Quest series. It is 1346. While King Edward III fights in France, England lies exposed to the threat of invasion. Thomas of Hookton, archer and hero of Crécy, finds himself back in the north just as the Scots invade on behalf of their French allies. Thomas is determined to pursue his personal quest: to discover whether a relic he is searching for is the Holy Grail.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Vintage Cornwell

    • By Simon on 03-09-15

    Regular price: £14.49

    • The Pagan Lord

    • The Last Kingdom Series, Book 7
    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Matt Bates
    • Length: 11 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 697
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 639
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 643

    The new novel in Bernard Cornwell's number one best-selling series The Warrior Chronicles, on the making of England and the fate of his great hero, Uhtred of Bebbanburg. Alfred the Great is dead and Edward his son reigns as king. Wessex survives but peace cannot hold. The Danes in the north, led by Viking Cnut Longsword, stand ready to invade and will never rest until the emerald crown is theirs.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • great story new, narrator again

    • By shelley on 23-06-16

    Regular price: £12.99

    • Death of Kings

    • The Last Kingdom Series, Book 6
    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Stephen Perring
    • Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 646
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 506
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 509

    As the ninth century wanes, England appears about to be plunged into chaos once more. For the Viking-raised but Saxon-born warrior, Uhtred, whose life seems to shadow the making of England, this presents him with difficult choices.King Alfred is dying and his passing threatens the island of Britain to renewed warfare. Alfred wants his son, Edward, to succeed him but there are other Saxon claimants to the throne as well as ambitious pagan Vikings to the north.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • So so disappointing I feel bereft

    • By Pancho on 11-05-16

    Regular price: £12.99

    • The Burning Land

    • The Last Kingdom Series, Book 5
    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Stephen Perring
    • Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 746
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 602
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 601

    In the last years of the ninth century, King Alfred of Wessex is in failing health, and his heir is an untested youth. The Danes, who have failed so many times to conquer Wessex, smell opportunity.... First comes Harald Bloodhair, a savage warrior leading a Viking horde. But Alfred still has the services of Uhtred, his unwilling warlord, who leads Harald into a trap and, at Farnham in Surrey, inflicts one of the greatest defeats the Vikings were ever to suffer.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Where is Jonathan Keeble?

    • By AdeG on 10-10-14

    Regular price: £12.99

    • Sharpe's Havoc: The Northern Portugal Campaign, Spring 1809

    • The Sharpe Series, Book 7
    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Rupert Farley
    • Length: 12 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 366
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 322
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 320

    A small British army is stranded when the French invade northern Portugal and Lieutenant Richard Sharpe meets the future Duke of Wellington. Sharpe is stranded behind enemy lines, but he has Patrick Harper, his riflemen, and he has the assistance of a young, idealistic Portuguese officer. When he is joined by the future Duke of Wellington they immediately mount a counter-attack and Sharpe, having been the hunted, becomes the hunter once more.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Historically interesting as always,...

    • By Bob on 14-02-19

    Regular price: £14.49

    • Enemy of God

    • The Warlord Chronicles, Book 2
    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 18 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 459
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 417
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 414

    The continuing story of Arthur, the second in a trilogy which began with The Winter King. The novels bring Arthur and his world to vivid life. A man battling for his vision of the future in a brutal age, dragged down by suspicions and magics of the past, surrounded by intrigue, dependent on his skill at war and genius for leadership.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good story if you can bare the rambling bits,

    • By Conor on 19-10-17

    Regular price: £16.99

    • Warriors of the Storm

    • The Last Kingdom Series, Book 9
    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Matt Bates
    • Length: 12 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 813
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 759
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 758

    The new novel in Bernard Cornwell's number-one best-selling series on the making of England and the fate of his great hero, Uhtred of Bebbanburg. BBC2's major autumn 2015 TV show The Last Kingdom is based on the first two books in the series. A fragile peace is about to be broken.... King Alfred's son, Edward, and formidable daughter, Æthelflaed, rule Wessex, Mercia and East Anglia. But all around the restless Northmen, eyeing the rich lands and wealthy churches, are mounting raids.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • average story.

    • By David O Connor on 04-04-16

    Regular price: £12.99

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