The Serpent Sword
|Series:||The\Bernicia Chronicles Ser.|
'Historical fiction doesn't get much better than this' ANGUS DONALD, author of The Outlaw Chronicles.
'Matthew Harffy's tale of England in the Dark Ages is nothing less than superb' HISTORICAL NOVEL SOCIETY.
'Murder, betrayal and vengeance fuel tribal warfare and personal combat. Beobrand is the warrior to follow' DAVID GILMAN.
'A brilliant characterization of a difficult hero in a dangerous time. Excellent!' CHRISTIAN CAMERON.
Beobrand is compelled by his brother's almost-certain murder to embark on a quest for revenge in the war-ravaged kingdoms of Northumbria. The land is rife with danger, as warlords vie for supremacy and dominion. In the battles for control of the region, new oaths are made and broken, and loyalties are tested to the limits.
As he closes in on his kin's slayer, can Beobrand mete out the vengeance he craves without sacrificing his honour... or even his soul?
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