The Whale Road by Robert Low

The Whale Road

byRobert Low

Paperback | October 18, 2007

not yet rated|write a review

Pricing and Purchase Info

$15.91 online 
$15.95
Earn 80 plum® points
HURRY, ONLY 2 LEFT!

In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Available in stores

about

Life is savage aboard a Viking raider. When young Orm Rurikson is plucked from the snows of Norway to join his estranged father on the Fjord Elk, he becomes an unlikely member of a notorious crew. They are the Oathsworn - so named after the spoken bond that ties them in brotherhood - and they ply a casual trade on the ocean wave, selling their swords to the highest bidder.But times are changing. Loyalty to the old Norse Gods is fading, and the followers of the mysterious 'White Christ' are gaining power across Europe. Hired as relic-hunters by the merchant rulers of a bustling city, the Oathsworn are sent in search of a legendary sword of untold value to the new religion. With only a young girl as guide, their quest will lead them onto the deep and treacherous waters of the 'whale road', toward the cursed treasure of Attila the Hun. And to a challenge that will test the very bond that holds them together.A significant new voice in historical fiction, Robert Low has created a startlingly modern tale in the style of the great Viking sagas. A heady mix of powerful suspense, blockbuster battles and religious intrigue, THE WHALE ROAD is a must for fans of Bernard Cornwell and Tim Severin. It heralds a major new series sure to hook old and new readers alike.

About The Author

Robert Low has been a journalist and writer since the age of 17. He covered the wars in Vietnam, Sarajevo, Romania and Kosovo until common-sense and the concerns of his wife and daughter prevailed.To satisfy his craving for action, having moved to an area rich in Viking tradition, he took up re-enactment, joining The Vikings. He now sp...
The Lion Wakes: The Kingdom Series - Book 1
The Lion Wakes: The Kingdom Series - Book 1

by Robert Low

$15.99

In stock online

Not available in stores

Vizsla
Vizsla

by Robert L. White

$15.99$19.99

Available for download

Not available in stores

WG Grace: An Intimate Biography
WG Grace: An Intimate Biography

by Robert Low

$8.69$9.99

Available for download

Not available in stores

Shop this author

Details & Specs

Title:The Whale RoadFormat:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 8 × 5.25 × 0.95 inPublished:October 18, 2007Publisher:Harpercollins (uk)Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0007215304

ISBN - 13:9780007215300

Look for similar items by category:

Nearby Stores

We found 0 nearby stores

Customer Reviews of The Whale Road

Reviews