Description : It is to be their last summer of freedom. When it's over Thalynder will not be able to escape her duties as Princess of the Realm. Shieldmaiden Bryn will watch her childhood friend marry and rule, her own words of love forever silenced. Before their predetermined fate overtakes them, however, one last quest to please the Druids and the King sends Bryn, Thalynder, a dragon, and a Knight on a journey across The Realm That Touches Two Seas in an adventure perilous to their lives--and their hearts.
Description : It is to be their last summer of freedom. When it’s over Thalynder will not be able to escape her duties as Princess of the Realm. Shieldmaiden Bryn will watch her childhood friend marry and rule, her own words of love forever silenced. Before their predetermined fate overtakes them, however, one last quest to please the Druids and the King sends Bryn, Thalynder, a dragon, and a Knight on a journey across The Realm That Touches Two Seas in an adventure perilous to their lives—and their hearts.
Description : In the highlands of Alban near the waters of the Inbhir Nis, Lady Athebryn waits for her dragon to bring word of the enemy across the sea. At her side is her beloved Princess Thalynder. Once handmaiden to the Princess, Lady Athebryn now stands ready to lead the hastily gathered army of clanns and kingdoms to battle against the marauding Vík Ingr. If they are successful, Lady Athebryn will win the hearts and minds of all, uniting Alban under one banner. But if they fail, then all hope for a united Alban may be forever lost. Jewel of Fire is the second book in GL Roberts’s beloved Shieldmaiden series.
Description : 934. Cumbria is in turmoil. The English fight Vikings for political supremacy in the North, whilst the traditional Viking way of life is threatened as Christianity advances against the worship of Norse gods. Against this background, Sigrid embarks on a quest for justice and security for herself and her children. Her only option is to appeal to the King of Norway to reverse his judgement on her father and allow her to inherit the family farm, but Norway is far away and Sigrid is a daughter of an outlaw with only her wits and her sword skills to help her cause. Recruiting a small but gallant force of allies, she sets out to regain her birth-right. During her quest, she encounters kings, warriors and villains. While her fighting skills earn her admiration and rewards, she also begins to understand about duty, honour and loyalty, changing from a headstrong teenager into a respected warrior woman.
Description : "No enemy may find this place; we hide it in mist and shadow..." When King Alfred's great hall is destroyed by the Vikings, the king must flee with his family. But his daughter Aethelflaed knows that hiding in the marshes, far away from the battlefield, is the last thing she wants to do; can she fulfill her destiny and become a warrior princess, a shield maiden? Flashbacks offer dramatic stories set at key moments in history, perfect for introducing children to historical topics.
Description : The shieldmaidens have trained since childhood. Many fail the strict requirements of the Order. One - is their height; for maximum striking distance. Two - their flawless features; to unbalance their male opponent. Three - their celibacy; to allow the skill trait of berserker to kill numerous underworld foes. These female warriors are highly skilled in all forms of deduction and combat. They are the only warrior-class that can defeat the Arch-Magi - And effortlessly vanquish the undead by the thousands.
Description : The first book in a brand-new fiction series by Curtis Jobling, for 9-12 year olds, based on bestselling global game sensation, World of Warriors! Richard 'Trick' Hope is used to getting into trouble, but not like this... On the run from the class bullies, Trick finds himself transported to the mystical Wildlands, a place where the greatest warriors throughout history have been summoned to fight in a battle for survival - from Romans and Vikings to Knights and Samurai! A cryptic old man known as Kalaban tells Trick that he's there for a reason - to deliver the Wildlands from the evil overlord Boneshaker, who rules with an iron fist and an army of terrifying minions. Trick has been chosen to form a band of the seven greatest warriors to defeat this terrible enemy. Assembling his personal army of proud, dangerous warriors to fulfill this epic quest is easier said than done. But for Trick the stakes couldn't be higher: if he doesn't defeat Boneshaker, he'll never see his home again...
Description : Anna is a 12 year old girl growing up in a Saxon village in 7th century Mercia. Her life changes when she finds a golden horn in the ruins of a Roman Villa. Soon an ugly dwarf, a beautiful sorceress and even her own people are after her.What powers does the horn have and why does everyone want it?And why is Anna the only one who can get a note out of it?About Shield MaidenShield Maiden is the first book in The Nine Worlds series in which the historical world of Anglo-Saxon England meets the mysterious world of myths and legends, gods and monsters our ancestors believed in.This is the world as it might have been had those stories been true...
Description : ISLA SNOW is a cold, hard assassin. Left devoid of feeling since everything she loved was taken away, the one thing she clings to is the promise once made that she is destined to meet her mate, a true man of the sea.But she never bargained for MALLEVEN MANCINI: cunning, ruthless, jaw-droppingly hot - and impossible to resist.Enslaved to him from the moment of meeting, she must destroy a good man and become embroiled in a plot to bring down the kingdom - and her own family.Despite being one of five powerful Sirens, resilient and beautiful, the man she loves now hates her, and it seems there is nothing left.With Malleven poised to take the kingdom, and Human governments aligning to strengthen their position, Isla finds herself more trapped than ever before. She alone must make the decision on which her life, the kingdom and her family rests.Is Isla strong enough to fight Fate? Can she win back her freedom, family and the man who thinks she betrayed him?'Fall seven times, get up eight', her sensei would say. She's a 21st Century Siren ... and a survivor if nothing else!SHIELD MAIDEN is book three in the 21st Century Sirens Series.
Description : Welcome to Ancient Realms! This is a complete collection of 6 Ancient Realms Collection novelettes and 17 bonus stories. Viking magic is real, not all knights are honorable, and Ancient Magic comes with a price in these incredible epic fantasy tales. BONUS! Included are 17 Bonus Stories not available anywhere else! Bringing this collection to over 400 pages of incredible storytelling! Including but not limited to: The Last Oracle An award-winning Viking tale of the Draugr King and the Last Oracle. Misguided Knight of the Onyx Order No one crosses the Onyx Queen and survives. The Lunar Clash The World Ends Every Thousand Years. These tales don’t have a happy ending... dark, gritty, fantasy at its finest.