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Woods, Jayden

The Fifth Lost Tale: Alfgifu the Orphan (2010)

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In the wildest Lost Tale yet, we jump to the year 1014. Alfgifu of Northampton joins forces with Canute, the new and young king of the Vikings. Alfgifu believes that her father was murdered in cold blood by Ealdorman Eadric Streona. How far will she go to obtain her revenge?

"The Lost Tales of Mercia" are ten short stories set in England near the end of the Viking Age. They can be read in any order. Though fictional, they are heavily researched and feature many real historical figures as described in the ancient texts of the "Anglo-Saxon Chronicles." They are intended as a creative interpretation of what might have and could have happened.

 

Lost Tales of Mercia series: 1. Golde the Mother, 2. Ethelred the King, 3. Aydith the Aetheling, 4. Athelward the Historian, 5. Alfgifu the Orphan, 6. Hastings the Hearth Companion, 7. Hildred the Maid, 8. Canute the Viking, 9. Runa the Wife, 10. Edmund the Aetheling

 

Author's website: jaydenwoods.com


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