• "An all-action adventure...a joy to read...a brilliant story, beautifully told"

  • "Kristian can really write...His battle scenes are bone crunchingly good, his descriptions of the Viking world bright and evocative...a great storyteller"

    BEN KANE, author of The Forgotten Legion
  • "I loved it; I found it gripping and I ripped through it...always the sign of an exciting book"

    ANGUS DONALD, author of Outlaw
  • "An excellent read which compares favourably with writers like Bernard Cornwell and Conn Iggulden"

    Historical Novels Review
  • "Gripping . . . splendidly conjures up the sounds, sights, and smells of Dark Age Britain"

    HARRY SIDEBOTTOM, author of the "Warrior of Rome" series