By Bernard Cornwell, Jonathan Keeble, HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Enter an international the place bloody battles and heroic deeds mix within the old fight to unite Britain within the face of a typical enemy. The 3rd instalment in Bernard Cornwell's King Alfred sequence, follows on from the exceptional earlier novels The final Kingdom and The faded Horseman.
The yr is 878 and the Vikings were thrown out of Wessex. Uhtred, clean from combating for Alfred within the conflict to unfastened Wessex, travels north to hunt revenge for his father's loss of life, killed in a bloody raid through Uhtred's outdated enemy, renegade Danish lord, Kjartan.
While Kjartan lurks in his ambitious stronghold of Dunholm, the north is overrun via chaos, uprising and worry. including a small band of warriors, Uhtred plans his assault on his enemy, revenge fuelling his anger, resolute on bloody retribution. yet, he reveals himself betrayed and finally ends up on a determined slave voyage to Iceland. Rescued by means of a extraordinary alliance of outdated buddies and enemies, he and his allies, including Alfred the nice, are loose to struggle once again in a conflict for strength, glory and honour.
The Lords of the North is a story of England's making, a strong tale of betrayal, fight and romance, set in an England torn aside by means of turmoil and upheaval.