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The Heathen Horde Steven A. McKay

The Heathen Horde By Steven A. McKay

The Heathen Horde by Steven A. McKay

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With the Great Viking Army bearing down on Britain in an unstoppable tide of blood and iron, one young prince of Wessex will begin his journey towards becoming a legend

The Heathen Horde Summary

The Heathen Horde: A gripping historical adventure thriller of kings and Vikings in early medieval Britain by Steven A. McKay

Heavy is the head that wears the crown.

'Immersive and visceral, I loved every word' Christian Cameron

'Another excellent historical adventure from Steven McKay. A captivating thrill ride' Tim Hodkinson

Northumbria, AD 864. Viking warlord Ragnar Lothbrok is captured and killed in brutal fashion, an event that will shape the future of the nation for decades to come.

Mercia, AD 868. Alfred, son of Wessex and heir to the throne, draws his first blood on the battlefield. It will not be his last.

A devastating scourge from the north is coming to Britain, one that will bring armies and entire kingdoms to their knees. Travelling along the whale road in their feared longships, the Great Heathen Army move fast, striking with a savagery unmatched, in a seemingly unstoppable tide of blood and iron.

One inexperienced warrior will prove the difference, a young man who will lead from the front and, in time, aspire to become the saviour of the Saxons... Alfred the Great.

A totally enrapturing historical adventure following the life of one of Britain's most important ever kings, perfect for fans of Bernard Cornwell and Simon Scarrow.

Praise for The Heathen Horde

'Dark Age fiction has a new master' Gordon Doherty

'Packed with high drama and pulse-quickening battle scenes, The Heathen Horde is a superbly researched tale of a kingdom at bay and a young man thrust unexpectedly to the epicentre of power. A brilliant start to the series' Douglas Jackson

'Highly recommended for anyone who is a fan of Viking fiction, historical fiction, or just loves a rip-roaring read' Peter Gibbons

'The Heathen Horde brings Alfred vividly to life and left me anxiously anticipating its sequel' Damion Hunter

'An enthralling tale of one of England's greatest kings!' Donovan Cook

About Steven A. McKay

Steven A. McKay was born in Scotland in 1977. He is the author of two previous series of historical fiction, following Robin Hood and the warrior-druid Bellicus in post-Roman Britain. He plays the guitar, is the co-host of historical aventure podcast Rock, Paper, Swords! along with author Matthew Harffy, and lives just outside Glasgow with his wife and children.

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The Heathen Horde: A gripping historical adventure thriller of kings and Vikings in early medieval Britain by Steven A. McKay
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