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Woods, Jayden

The Seventh Lost Tale: Hildred the Maid (2010)

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In 1005 A.D., a terrible famine strikes Engla-lond. When a poor young woman named Hildred grows desperate enough to break the law for her survival, a rising thegn named Eadric takes her fate in his hands.

"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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