Saxon Stories
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  • 1

    The Last Kingdom

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    • By Bernard Cornwell
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  • 2

    The Pale Horseman

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated By Tom Sellwood
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    Uhtred, Northumbrian born, raised a Viking and married to a Saxon, is a formidable warrior, and he, together with the thoughtful and pious Alfred, Alfred's family, and a few of Uhtred's companions, are apparently all that remain of the Wessex leadership after a disastrous truce. Uhtred still thinks of rejoining his Danish foster brother and the victorious Vikings, but he finds a growing respect for the stubborn leadership of Alfred.

    Frederick says: "Excellent... Again..."
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  • 3

    Lords of the North: The Saxon Chronicles, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated By Tom Sellwood
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    The year is 878, and the Saxons of Wessex, under King Alfred, have defeated the Danes to keep their kingdom free. Uhtred, the dispossessed son of a Northumbrian lord, helped Alfred win that victory, but now he is disgusted by Alfred's lack of generosity. Uhtred flees Wessex, going north to search for his stepsister in the formidable stronghold of Dunholm.

    Thomas says: "Excellent historical fiction"
    Excellent historical fiction

    This is one of the best adventure/historical fiction novels I have come across. A reputation shared by many of Mr. Cornwell's stories.

    I..Show More »

    Reviewed on July 03 2007 by Thomas (West Nyack, NY, USA)
  • 4

    Sword Song

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    • By Bernard Cornwell
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  • 5

    The Burning Land: Saxon Chronicles, Book 5

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    • By Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated By Stephen Perring
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    In the last years of the ninth century, King Alfred of Wessex is in failing health, and his heir is an untested youth. The Danes, who have failed so many times to conquer Wessex, smell opportunity.... First comes Harald Bloodhair, a savage warrior leading a Viking horde. But Alfred still has the services of Uhtred, his unwilling warlord, who leads Harald into a trap and, at Farnham in Surrey, inflicts one of the greatest defeats the Vikings were ever to suffer.

    Hugh says: "Excellent, again"
    Excellent, again

    I love this series, and this book is more of the same. I though the narrator was not quite as good as the narrator from the first books, Tom Sellwood..Show More »

    Reviewed on February 14 2011 by Hugh (Shenton Park, Australia)
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    The Burning Land: The Saxon Chronicles, Book 5

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated By John Lee
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    In a clash of heroes,the kingdom is born.A t the end of the ninth century, King Alfred of Wessex is in ill health; his heir, an untested youth. His enemy, the Danes, having failed to conquer Wessex, now see their chance for victory. Led by the sword of savage warrior Harald Bloodhair, the Viking hordes attack. But Uhtred, Alfred’s reluctant warlord, proves his worth, outwitting Harald and handing the Vikings one of their greatest defeats. For Uhtred, the sweetness of victory is soon overshadowed by tragedy.

    Lana says: "Wonderful Story! Wonderful Narrator!"
    Wonderful Story! Wonderful Narrator!

    I have enjoyed this series so much that I have even bought the books directly from England and had them shipped to me so I wouldn't have to wait for t..Show More »

    Reviewed on January 29 2010 by Lana (Des Moines, IA, USA)
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    Death of Kings: Saxon Tales, Book 6

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 22 mins)
    • By Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated By Stephen Perring
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    As the ninth century wanes, Alfred the Great lies dying, his dream of a unified England in danger and his kingdom on the brink of chaos. While his son, Edward, has been named his successor, there are other Saxon claimants to the throne - as well as ambitious pagan Vikings to the north. Uhtred, the Saxon-born, Viking-raised warrior, whose life seems to shadow the making of England itself, is torn between his vows and his desires....

    Jean says: "The Saxon's"
    The Saxon's

    This story takes place in 899 A.D. with the death of King Alfred. King Alfred is credited with uniting the Kingdoms of England to throw out the Danes..Show More »

    Reviewed on June 27 2012 by Jean (Santa Cruz, CA, United States)
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    Death of Kings

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 25 mins)
    • By Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated By Stephen Perring
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    As the ninth century wanes, England appears about to be plunged into chaos once more. For the Viking-raised but Saxon-born warrior, Uhtred, whose life seems to shadow the making of England, this presents him with difficult choices.King Alfred is dying and his passing threatens the island of Britain to renewed warfare. Alfred wants his son, Edward, to succeed him but there are other Saxon claimants to the throne as well as ambitious pagan Vikings to the north.

    C.J.R Flanagan says: "If only it wasn't for the narration.."
    If only it wasn't for the narration..

    Bernard Cornwell's "Saxon Stories" series if fantastic. I love it.
    I found this audiobook version of Death of Kings however to be extremely irrita..Show More »

    Reviewed on January 20 2014 by C.J.R Flanagan (Bathurst, Australia)