Anglo-Saxon England

  • 8.5
    Books

    The Last Kingdom

    by Dee
    9 minutes read

    I don’t want to part with Northumbrian-themed stories, so continuing with Bernard Cornwell’s The Last Kingdom suits my current mood. The Last Kingdom is set around 100 years after Hunlaf’s …

  • 7.5
    Books

    A Day of Reckoning

    by Dee
    7 minutes read

    A Day of Reckoning’s official excerpt hinted at a voyage southwards to Spain. Perhaps this could be a suitable backdrop about Ahmad since we’re adventuring to Andalusia.

  • 7.5
    Books

    Forest of Foes

    by Dee
    5 minutes read

    I have high hopes for the Forest of Foes novel, especially after feeling disappointed by the previous one. In this book, Beobrand is going to Rome with Wilfrid, which means …

  • 6.5
    Books

    For Lord and Land

    by Dee
    7 minutes read

    I’m excited to read about Beobrand’s new adventure in East Anglia to rescue Coenred in ‘For Lord and Land’. I don’t recall we’ve covered the East Anglian landscape in depth …

  • 8.8
    Books

    Fortress of Fury

    by Dee
    8 minutes read

    Fortress of Fury is the seventh instalment of Bernicia Chronicles by Matthew Harffy. It’s unbelievable that I got this far reading the series. Such a milestone! I am truly enthralled …

  • 9.3
    Books

    Storm of Steel

    by Dee
    5 minutes read

    The title, Storm of Steel, led me to assume that the theme of the sixth instalment in Harffy’s Bernicia Chronicles series would include some sort of sea-faring adventure. However, this …

  • 9.3
    Books

    Warrior of Woden

    by Dee
    6 minutes read

    Warrior of Woden, is a poignant and deeply resonant addition to the Bernicia Chronicles series. In this latest journey, Beobrand encounters his most formidable trials yet.

  • 9.3
    Books

    Killer of Kings

    by Dee
    4 minutes read

    I had to take a break from the siege of Edinburgh in Book 3, but now I am ready for a more fast-paced storyline. A ghost in the form of …

  • 8.8
    Books

    Blood and Blade

    by Dee
    6 minutes read

    Blood and Blade took me on a journey with Beobrand from Wessex to Din Eidin. He was meant to fetch the future wife of Oswald of Northumbria, but problems along …

  • 9.8
    Books

    The Cross & The Curse

    by Dee
    4 minutes read

    The Cross & The Curse is the second instalment of Bernicia Chronicles written by Matthew Harffy. This would also be a re-read for me since I’ve already forgotten what happened …

  • 8.8
    Books

    The Serpent Sword

    by Dee
    6 minutes read

    The Serpent Sword began a story about Beobrand, a regular farmer guy who travelled to Bebbanburg in 633. His mission was to seek his brother, Octa, a warrior in the …

  • 8.3
    Books

    Wolf of Wessex

    by Dee
    7 minutes read

    Wolf of Wessex begins when Odin, the dog, led Dunston to a corpse in the forest. Accompanying the corpse was a cart full of valuables. A bit later on, Dunston …

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