The Hammer and the Cross
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  • 1
    The Hammer and the Cross | Harry Harrison

    The Hammer and the Cross

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Harry Harrison
    • Narrated By Julian Elfer
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (14)
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    (14)
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    (14)

    865 A.D. Warring kings rule over the British Isles, but the Church rules over the kings, threatening all who oppose them with damnation. Only the dreaded Vikings of Scandinavia do not fear the priests. Shef, the bastard son of a Norse raider and a captive English lady, is torn by divided loyalties and driven by strange visions that seem to come from Odin himself. A smith and warrior, he alone dares to imagine new weapons and tactics with which to carve out a kingdom.

    Couldn't finish it

    My son and I began listening to this in the car on a trip. He finished it on his own before I got around to it. He told me not to bother, so I didn'..Show More »

    Reviewed on July 22 2016 by Susan (Mukilteo, WA, United States)
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    One King's Way | Harry Harrison, John Holm

    One King's Way

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By Harry Harrison, John Holm
    • Narrated By Julian Elfer
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    (5)
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    (5)
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    A craftsman, visionary, and warrior, Shef has risen from slavery to become king of a mighty Viking nation. But his growing kingdom menaces all of Europe, and he has made many powerful enemies. Chief among his enemies are the Knights of the Lance, a fanatical order of soldiers sworn to bring Shef down, no matter what the cost.

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    King and Emperor | Harry Harrison, John Holm

    King and Emperor

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 53 mins)
    • By Harry Harrison, John Holm
    • Narrated By Julian Elfer
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (9)
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    (9)
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    (9)

    Driven by prophetic dreams, the Viking warrior Shef has become the One King, the undisputed ruler of the North. Now he must face the reborn power of the Holy Roman Empire. Rome threatens Shef's fearsome Viking navy with a new invention of unparalleled destruction: Greek fire. Unable to defend his fleet against this awesome weapon, Shef travels East in search of new wisdom. His quest leads him to the lavish court of the Muslim Caliph and, ultimately, to the secret hiding place of the Holy Grail.

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