Bernard Cornwell
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Bernard Cornwell

Bernard Cornwell was born in London raised in Essex and now lives mainly in the US with his wife Judy. He was refused a Green Card when first living in the States so decided to earn a living by writing. For some years he had been wanting to write the adventures of a British soldier in the Napoleonic wars - and so the Sharpe series was born. There are now 24 books in the Sharpe series - and a good chance of a new one coming soon! Bernard is the author of 60 books His most recent are the books of The Last Kingdom series. This series has been made into tv programmes airing on Netflix. The fourth season of the tv programmes is currently being filmed. Other books include the Warlord Chronicles, The Grail Quest series and the Starbuck books.

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    • The Flame Bearer

    • Saxon Tales, Book 10
    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Matt Bates
    • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2,349
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,157
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2,151

    From the day it was stolen from me, I dreamed of recapturing Bebbanburg. The great fort was built on a rock that was almost an island....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • So so

    • By Brent on 12-08-16

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The Last Kingdom

    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 13 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,024
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4,637
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,610

    The story is seen through the eyes of Uhtred, a dispossessed nobleman, who is captured as a child by the Danes and then raised by them....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Cornwell is becoming my current best favorite author

    • By Eyal on 10-20-15

    Regular price: $34.22

    • War of the Wolf

    • A Novel
    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Matt Bates
    • Length: 13 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,497
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,378
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,375

    While Uhtred might have regained his family’s fortress, it seems a peaceful life is not to be - as he is under threat from both an old enemy and a new foe. Uhtred, believing he is cursed, must fend off one enemy while he tries to destroy the other....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not the End

    • By Nicole Porter on 10-04-18

    Regular price: $34.22

    • The Pale Horseman

    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 14 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3,229
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,978
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2,967

    At the end of The Last Kingdom, The Danes had been defeated at Cynuit, but the triumph of the English is not fated to last long. The Danish Vikings quickly invade and occupy....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Book, Great Read...but NO AUTHOR'S NOTES!

    • By reball01 on 07-06-15

    Regular price: $34.22

    • The Winter King

    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 19 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,956
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,802
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,799

    The tale begins in Dark Age Britain, a land where Arthur has been banished and Merlin has disappeared, where a child-king sits unprotected on the throne....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Might be my favorite take on Arthur

    • By Allen Young on 06-12-16

    Regular price: $42.20

    • Lords of the North

    • The Saxon Chronicles, Book 3
    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Tom Sellwood
    • Length: 13 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,013
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2,597
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,590

    The year is 878, and the Saxons of Wessex, under King Alfred, have defeated the Danes to keep their kingdom free....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Different reader

    • By Tracy Moshier on 05-14-15

    Regular price: $34.22

    • Sword Song

    • The Battle for London
    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 12 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2,406
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,238
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2,234

    Alfred of Wessex has survived the Danish invasions, but though he now has an uneasy truce with his enemies, fresh Viking ships are arriving to plunder and enslave the Saxons....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 5 stars

    • By Ryan on 05-20-15

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The Burning Land

    • The Saxon Chronicles, Book 5
    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,571
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2,170
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,176

    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,,,,

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • MapLady

    • By Erin on 06-28-11

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Warriors of the Storm

    • A Novel
    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Matt Bates
    • Length: 12 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2,373
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,167
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2,156

    A fragile peace reigns in Wessex, Mercia, and East Anglia. King Alfred's son, Edward, and formidable daughter, Aethelflaed, rule the kingdoms....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Cornwell gets still better!

    • By NW on 01-19-16

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Death of Kings

    • Saxon Tales, Book 6
    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Stephen Perring
    • Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,182
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,994
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,998

    The fate of a new nation rests in the hands of a reluctant warrior in this thrilling sixth volume in the acclaimed New York Times best-selling Saxon Tales series....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Love Cornwell. Hate this reader

    • By Bill on 04-13-15

    Regular price: $30.79

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