picked this book for my husband because the cover looked good. he read it and loved it. i read it and was hooked. bernard cornwell is one of our favorite authors.even greater series. number 1 in the Saxon Tales series
The Flame Bearer, Bernard Cornwell. The latest chapter in Bernard Cornwell's "violent, absorbing historical saga," The Flame Bearer confirms Bernard Cornwell's title as "perhaps the greatest writer of historical adventure novels today" (Washington Post).
The Last Kingdom (The Last Kingdom by Bernard Cornwell (audio). A good piece of historical fiction about a boy growing up in England in the late Enjoyed the story and the way it was written - both the point of view and the actual writing.