Warriors of the Storm (The Last Kingdom Series, Book 9)

Warriors of the Storm (The Last Kingdom Series, Book 9)

Paperback | May 31, 2016

byBernard Cornwell

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The new novel in Bernard Cornwell's number one bestselling series on the making of England and the fate of his great hero, Uhtred of Bebbanburg.BBC2's major TV show THE LAST KINGDOM is based on the first two books in the series.A fragile peace is about to be broken.King Alfred's son Edward and formidable daughter, Æthelflaed, rule Wessex, Mercia and East Anglia. But all around the restless Northmen, eyeing the rich lands and wealthy churches, are mounting raids.Uhtred of Bebbanburg, the kingdoms' greatest warrior, controls northern Mercia from the strongly fortified city of Chester. But forces are rising up against him. Northmen allied to the Irish, led by the fierce warrior Ragnall Ivarson, are soon joined by the Northumbrians, and their strength could prove overwhelming. Despite the gathering threat, both Edward and Æthelflaed are reluctant to move out of the safety of their fortifications. But with Uhtred's own daughter married to Ivarson's brother, who can be trusted?In the struggle between family and loyalty, between personal ambition and political commitment, there will be no easy path. But a man with a warrior's courage may be able to find it. Such a man is Uhtred,and this may be his finest hour.

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The new novel in Bernard Cornwell's number one bestselling series on the making of England and the fate of his great hero, Uhtred of Bebbanburg.BBC2's major TV show THE LAST KINGDOM is based on the first two books in the series.A fragile peace is about to be broken.King Alfred's son Edward and formidable daughter, Æthelflaed, rule Wess...

Bernard Cornwell was born in London, raised in Essex andworked for the BBC for eleven years before meeting Judy, hisAmerican wife. Denied an American work permit he wrote anovel instead and has been writing ever since. He and Judydivide their time between Cape Cod and Charleston, SouthCarolina.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:368 pagesPublished:May 31, 2016Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0007504101

ISBN - 13:9780007504107

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Praise for Bernard Cornwell:'A tense, powerful and compulsive story' THE TIMES'Strong narrative, vigourous action and striking characterisation, Cornwell remains king of the territory he has staked out as his own' SUNDAY TIMES'Blood, divided loyalties and thundering battles' THE TIMES'A violent, absorbing historical saga, deeply researched and thoroughly imagined' WASHINGTON POST'The best battle scenes of any writer I've ever read, past or present. Cornwell really makes history come alive' George R.R. Martin'Cornwell draws a fascinating picture of England as it might have been before anything like England existed' THE TIMES'He's called a master storyteller. Really he's cleverer than that' TELEGRAPH'A reminder of just how good a writer he is' SUNDAY TIMES'Nobody in the world does this better than Cornwell' Lee ChildThis is a magnificent and gory work' Daily Mail'The historical blockbuster of the year' EVENING STANDARD'A runaway success' OBSERVER'A master of storytelling' SUNDAY TELEGRAPHThis is typical Cornwell, meticulously researched, massive in scope, brilliant in execution' NEWS OF THE WORLD