Historical fiction

  • 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 …

  • 6.3
    Books

    The Saxon Wolf

    by Dee
    5 minutes read

    I have made up my mind about Bjarki as the main character in this series; I don’t like him. I liked Tor better now. She progressed; she fought like a …

  • 5.5
    Books

    The Last Berserker

    by Dee
    7 minutes read

    The Last Berserker is a story set in 772. It follows a young man, Bjarki Bloodhand, and his adventures in a world where Charlemagne’s wages war with the Saxons.

  • 7.5
    Books

    The Huntsman’s Tale

    by Dee
    7 minutes read

    The Huntman’s Tale is the third instalment in the Oxford Murder Mystery series by Ann Swinfen. Learning from the previous one, there weren’t bodies laying around Oxford or mysteries to …

  • 7.3
    Books

    The Novice’s Tale

    by Dee
    7 minutes read

    The Novice’s Tale is the second instalment in the Oxford Murder Mystery series by Ann Swinfen. By the title, I pretty much guess that my suspicion about something from the …

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