The twelfth installment of Bernard Cornwell's bestselling Saxon Tales series chronicling the epic story of the making of England, "like Game of Thrones, but real" (The Observer, London)--the basis for the hit Netflix series The Last Kingdom.His blood is Saxon
His heart is Viking
His battleground is England
"Perhaps the greatest writer of historical adventure novels today" (Washington Post), Bernard Cornwell has dazzled and entertained readers and critics with his prolific string of page-turning bestsellers. Of all his protagonists, however, none is as beloved as Uhtred of Bebbanburg. In this epic twelfth novel he continues Uhtred's conquests and challenges, bringing the birth of Britain to glorious life.