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Brothers of the Sword

(The third book in the Saxon Warrior series)
A novel by


Peter Gibbon's action packed, historical Saxon Warrior series thunders on...not to be missed

An epic battle where heroes fight and die to protect a Kingdom from Viking invasion...

King Aethelred the Unready's Kingdom of the English is threatened. Olaf Tryggvason and his fleet of Viking warships snap at the coastal edges like ravenous wolves, and Sweyn Forkbeard, King of the Danes, has landed in East Anglia with an army of battle-hardened warriors.

Ealdorman Byrhtnoth of Essex must stand against them faced with overwhelming odds, forging his legend in the blood of his deadly enemies.

By his side, his Thegn, Beornoth, a brutal warrior and savage Saxon fighter is torn between his need to protect his loved ones, and his duty to fight for his Lord.

As the Vikings raid and slaughter, Beornoth is forced to fight for the survival of his oath sworn brothers, his Lord, and the Kingdom itself when all roads lead to the fateful Battle of Maldon.

Can Beornoth protect his people and survive one of the most famous battles of the Viking Age?

A thrilling story, packed with war, vengeance and visceral combat. If you like Bernard Cornwell, Simon Scarrow, Conn Iggulden, and David Gemmell you will love this epic Saxon adventure.

Praise for Peter Gibbons:

'Outstanding 5* read from an author I’m eager to see more from.. Clearly knows what his readers want and knows how to take it to the next level.' - Reader Review

'Epic, brutal action, a flawed hero defending his people while fighting his own demons, implacable ruthless invaders, treacherous nobles, Warrior and Protector has them all'- Matthew Harffy

'Another compelling page turner, that once started, is almost impossible to put down. None stop action and some great characters make this another classical book in a superb series.' - Reader Review

'Bloody and brutal, everything you want from a novel about 10th century England. Peter's vivid writing really brings the story to life.' - Donovan Cook

'A superbly atmospheric tale of redemption that pitches the English against Viking raiders and resounds with the fierceness of battle-hardened warriors' -* MJ Porter*

'Thunderously atmospheric! Gibbons once again proves himself a master of Viking & Dark Age lore.' - Gordon Doherty

'Another masterpiece I truly love reading his books that are as engaging and captivating as Bernard Cornwells. Thoroughly recommend his books and I cannot wait for more!' - Reader Review

'This series is brilliant. I’ve enjoyed reading the latest adventures of Beornoth and learning yet more history. The author really does bring it all to life with his wonderful story-telling.' - Reader Review

'What a book of excellent storytelling. I could not put the book down. Carry on with this theme and you will not be disapointed' - Reader Review

Genre: Historical

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