The Heathen Horde

By Steven A. McKay,

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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…

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1 author picked The Heathen Horde as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

Steven has a wonderful way of getting inside the head of his characters, bringing them to life in the pages of his books.

Here he tackles Alfred the Great, one of the most famous of English monarchs. So much has been written about Alfred before, but Steven manages to make him fresh and accessible. Alfred is a conflicted character, battling between his very real piety and the more earthly passions of a young warrior and king-in-waiting.

Filled with action and adventure, The Heathen Horde is the first of what I am sure will prove to be a best-selling trilogy.

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