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Raven: Sons of Thunder by Giles Kristian

Raven: Sons of Thunder

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If you betray a Fellowship you are a dead man...Raven and the Wolfpack plough the sea-road in pursuit of the Saxon traitor, Ealdred, who has left the Fellowship for dead and fled to the Frankish Emperor Charlemagne and the promise of untold riches. Sailing in search of revenge, the pagan Norsemen venture into the heart of a Christian empire that would wipe their kind from the face of the earth, a place where danger lies in wait around every bend of the great river up which they travel. A young man with no memory and a blood-tainted eye, Raven has found friendship and purpose amongst this fierce band of warriors. Having proved himself in battle, he is now certain that Viking blood flows in his veins, but to survive this adventure, his cunning must be as sharp as his blade...

If you like Giles Kristian you might also like to read books by Tim Severin, Claire Letemendia and Bernard Cornwell.

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Raven: Sons of Thunder by Giles Kristian

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An all-action adventure...a joy to read...a brilliant story, beautifully told * SUNDAY EXPRESS * Kristian can really write...His battle scenes are bone crunchingly good, his descriptions of the Viking world bright and evocative...a great storyteller -- BEN KANE, author of The Forgotten Legion I loved it; I found it gripping and I ripped through it...always the sign of an exciting book -- ANGUS DONALD, author of Outlaw An excellent read which compares favourably with writers like Bernard Cornwell and Conn Iggulden * Historical Novels Review * Gripping . . . splendidly conjures up the sounds, sights, and smells of Dark Age Britain -- HARRY SIDEBOTTOM, author of the Warrior of Rome series

About the Author

Giles Kristian

Having Viking ancestors himself, Giles Kristian believes that the story of Raven has always been in his blood. Inspired by both his family history and his storytelling heroes, Bernard Cornwell and Conn Iggulden, Giles began writing this thrilling tale of an English boy’s coming of age amongst a band of marauding warriors from across the grey seas. Raven: Blood Eye was published to great acclaim and two further adventures have followed. Giles lives in Leicestershire where he writes full-time.

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14th April 2011


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Corgi Books an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd


448 pages


Action Adventure / Spy
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