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The Traitors' Pit (Wulfgar 2) by V. M. Whitworth
  

The Traitors' Pit (Wulfgar 2)

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Follow-up to The Bone Thief but you can read this on its own. It continues the adventures of Wulfgar, a young educated nobleman serving as a clerk in the employment of Athelfled, eldest daughter of the recently deceased King Alfred. England is still not a single unit, Danes/Viking attacks are frequent and there are constant machinations between various rulers. You need to keep your wits about you following all concerned to help, they are detailed for you at the start. This is Wessex from the other side of Bernard Cornwell’s Warrior World for our hero is a cleric, a lovely character.

If you like V. M. Whitworth you might also like to read books by Conn Iggulden, Bernard Cornwell and C. C. Humphreys.

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The Traitors' Pit (Wulfgar 2) by V. M. Whitworth

They call it the Traitors' Pit. Though others know it by other names: The Heathen Pit. The Thieves' Pit. The Pit of Hell. Wulfgar does not believe that his older brother is capable of treason. But Wystan stands accused of plotting to overthrow the King and place his cousin on the throne. With an invading army gathering force, can Wulfgar exonerate his brother before Wystan suffers a traitor's death...?


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About the Author

V.M. Whitworth is an academic and historian. After reading English at Oxford, an M.A. and D.Phil from the Centre for Medieval Studies in York, V.M. published Dying and Death in Later Anglo-Saxon England. Having worked as a lecturer, tour guide, artist's model and EFL teacher, V.M. now lives on a smallholding in Orkney with family, cats, ducks and occasional sheep, planning further adventures for Wulfgar.

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Publication date

21st November 2013

Author

V. M. Whitworth

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www.vmwhitworth.co.uk/

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Publisher

Ebury Press an imprint of Ebury Publishing

Format

Paperback
432 pages

Categories

Action Adventure / Spy
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Historical fiction

ISBN

9780091947200

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