Winter's Fire - Giles Kristian (Paperback)
(The Rise of Sigurd 2)
- R 235
- 1 Dec 2016
- Supply Source
- Giles Kristian
- Transworld Publishers Ltd
- The Rise of Sigurd
- Number of Pages
- 198 x 127 x 127mm (368g)
"Nobody writes this type of swaggering historical fiction
better than Kristian" -- THE TIMES
"A belter of a novel...perfect for fans of historical fiction and fantasy alike, from Cornwell to Abercrombie" -- BEN KANE
"Combines gritty, brutal history with the lyrical essence of men as war...written with a panache that made the pages fly by. More!" -- ANTHONY RICHES
"I love a good Viking romp and these are really good!" -- ***** Reader review
"Giles Kristian certainly knows how to spin a yarn." -- ***** Reader review
A VOW OF VENGEANCE MUST BE KEPT...
Norway AD 785. Sigurd Haraldarson has proved himself a great warrior . . . and a dangerous enemy.
And yet the oath-breaker King Gorm, who betrayed Sigurd's father, still lives.
The sacred vow to avenge his family burns in Sigurd's veins, but he must be patient and bide his time as he knows that he and his band of warriors are not yet strong enough to confront the treacherous king. They need silver; they need more fighters to rally to the young Viking's banner; they need to win fame upon the battlefield.
And so the fellowship venture to Sweden, to fight as
mercenaries. And it is there - in the face of betrayal and
bloodshed, on a journey that will take him all too close to the
halls of Valhalla - that Sigurd's destiny will be
The Vikings return in this thrilling, thunderous sequel to Giles Kristian's bestselling God of Vengeance. Sigurd's adventures continue in Wing's of the Storm.
- General Subject
- BISAC Subject 1
- Fiction / War & Military
- BISAC Subject 2
- Fiction / Historical
- BISAC Subject 3
- Fiction / Fantasy / Epic
- BIC Classification 3
- Historical fiction
- BIC Classification 4
- Battles & campaigns
- Dewey Classification
- General (US: Trade)
Brothers' Fury tell the story of a family torn apart by the English Civil War, and he co-wrote Wilbur Smith's No.1 bestseller, Golden Lion. In his new novel, Lancelot, Giles plunges into the rich and swirling waters of our greatest island 'history': the Arthurian legend. Giles Kristian lives in Leicestershire.