Alfred the Great has been dead for a decade. His legacy: an uneasy alliance between the neighbouring kingdoms of Wessex and Mercia.
Wulfgar, a young priest in training, more at home with his books than with a sword, has been tasked with an impossible mission.
He must travel secretly to the badlands of the North and find the bones of a long lost saint. But the Northern territories are under the rule of Viking invaders. And if Wulfgar is discovered, they will have his head...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 464 pages
- Publisher: Ebury Publishing
- Publication Date: 16/08/2012
- Category: Historical fiction
- ISBN: 9780091947231