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Victoria Whitworth - Author

About the Author

Victoria Whitworth is a historian and bestselling author of THE BONE THIEF and THE TRAITORS' PIT. Having worked as a lecturer, tour guide, artist's model and teacher, she now lives on a smallholding in Orkney, where she writes full time.

Books by Victoria Whitworth

Swimming with Seals

Swimming with Seals

Author: Victoria Whitworth Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/11/2017

Shortlisted for the PEN Ackerley Prize 2018. This is a memoir of intense physical and personal experience, exploring how swimming with seals, gulls and orcas in the cold waters off Orkney provided Victoria Whitworth with an escape from a series of life crises and helped her to deal with intolerable loss. It is also a treasure chest of history and myth, local folklore and archaeological clues, giving us tantalising glimpses of Pictish and Viking men and women, those people lost to history, whose long-hidden secrets are sometimes yielded up by the land and sea.

Swimming with Seals

Swimming with Seals

Author: Victoria Whitworth Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/04/2017

Shortlisted for the PEN Ackerley Prize 2018. This is a memoir of intense physical and personal experience, exploring how swimming with seals, gulls and orcas in the cold waters off Orkney provided Victoria Whitworth with an escape from a series of life crises and helped her to deal with intolerable loss. It is also a treasure chest of history and myth, local folklore and archaeological clues, giving us tantalising glimpses of Pictish and Viking men and women, those people lost to history, whose long-hidden secrets are sometimes yielded up by the land and sea.

Swimming with Seals

Swimming with Seals

Author: Victoria Whitworth Format: eBook Release Date: 20/04/2017

Shortlisted for the PEN Ackerley Prize 2018. This is a memoir of intense physical and personal experience, exploring how swimming with seals, gulls and orcas in the cold waters off Orkney provided Victoria Whitworth with an escape from a series of life crises and helped her to deal with intolerable loss. It is also a treasure chest of history and myth, local folklore and archaeological clues, giving us tantalising glimpses of Pictish and Viking men and women, those people lost to history, whose long-hidden secrets are sometimes yielded up by the land and sea.

Daughter of the Wolf

Daughter of the Wolf

Author: Victoria Whitworth Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/01/2017

Northumbria, 859. In England before the Norman Conquest, a land ruled by rival kings, Radmer of Donmouth is guardian of the estuary, the gateway to Northumbria. When his king sends him on a mission to Rome, Donmouth is left in the safekeeping of Radmer's only daughter, Elfrun. But powerful conspiracies are being woven, and deadly rivals are circling, ready to take advantage of Donmouth's young and inexperienced new ruler.

Daughter of the Wolf

Daughter of the Wolf

Author: Victoria Whitworth Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/05/2016

Northumbria, 859. In England before the Norman Conquest, a land ruled by rival kings, Radmer of Donmouth is guardian of the estuary, the gateway to Northumbria. When his king sends him on a mission to Rome, Donmouth is left in the safekeeping of Radmer's only daughter, Elfrun. But powerful conspiracies are being woven, and deadly rivals are circling, ready to take advantage of Donmouth's young and inexperienced new ruler.

Daughter of the Wolf

Daughter of the Wolf

Author: Victoria Whitworth Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/05/2016

Northumbria, 859. In England before the Norman Conquest, a land ruled by rival kings, Radmer of Donmouth is guardian of the estuary, the gateway to Northumbria. When his king sends him on a mission to Rome, Donmouth is left in the safekeeping of Radmer's only daughter, Elfrun. But powerful conspiracies are being woven, and deadly rivals are circling, ready to take advantage of Donmouth's young and inexperienced new ruler.

Daughter of the Wolf

Daughter of the Wolf

Author: Victoria Whitworth Format: eBook Release Date: 21/04/2016

Northumbria, 859. In England before the Norman Conquest, a land ruled by rival kings, Radmer of Donmouth is guardian of the estuary, the gateway to Northumbria. When his king sends him on a mission to Rome, Donmouth is left in the safekeeping of Radmer's only daughter, Elfrun. But powerful conspiracies are being woven, and deadly rivals are circling, ready to take advantage of Donmouth's young and inexperienced new ruler. What people are saying about DAUGHTER OF THE WOLF: 'I devoured this book, and I'm looking forward to a sequel' 'An engaging, enthralling and beautifully written book' 'There are some books that you just don't want to end, and this is one of those' 'This is a spectacular book - I was entirely caught up in the world Whitworth effortlessly creates'

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