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The Last King: England: The First Viking Age (Paperback)

The Last King: England: The First Viking Age By M. Porter Cover Image
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From author MJ Porter comes a thrilling new hero.

They sent three hundred warriors to kill one man. It wasn't enough.

Mercia lies broken but not beaten, her alliance with Wessex in tatters.

Coelwulf, a fierce and bloody warrior, hears whispers that Mercia has been betrayed from his home in the west. He fears no man, especially not the Vikings sent to hunt him down.

To discover the truth of the rumours he hears, Coelwulf must travel to the heart of Mercia, and what he finds there will determine the fate of Mercia, as well as his own.

Praise for The Last King

"A well-written book from start to finish, full of action with lots of strong characters that you soon love. I really, truly loved it. 5 stars from me. Smashed it."

"I feel as though I'm sat astride a horse, sword in hand, screaming like a banshee as I charge."

"Action-packed and hard to put down."

"To say this book is excellent would be an understatement. it's a blood and gore fest for any fan of the period." Amazon Reviewer

"The Last King starts with a punchy opening paragraph that instantly draws you into the story. If you are a fan of Bernard Cornwell's Uhtred series then this could help ease the wait till the next instalment." Netgalley Reviewer

"an instant page-turner." Netgalley Reviewer

"The battle scenes were really well written." Netgalley Reviewer

"Coelwulf is a fierce warrior with an honourable battlefield moral code. Coelwulf's character is one that you soon learn to respect and admire, along with his men. With plenty of gory battle scenes, MJ Porter's descriptive writing really brings Coelwulf's battles to life." Netgalley Reviewer

"Fast-paced, deep character development, page-turning action, what more do you need." Netgalley Reviewer

"A tale that moves fairly swiftly, breathless at times, with great battle scenes and just the right amount of humour." Netgalley Reviewer

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I'm an author of historical fiction (Early English/Viking) and fantasy. I write A LOT, you've been warned.

Find me @coloursofunison or at www.mjporterauthor.com or at www.mjporterauthor.blog where I blog about books and films and sometimes, writing

Product Details
ISBN: 9781914332661
ISBN-10: 1914332660
Publisher: M J Publishing
Publication Date: November 10th, 2021
Pages: 306
Language: English

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