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Griff Hosker


UK flag (b.1950)

Born St.Helens, Lancashire in 1950. Attended Cowley Grammar School. Became an English teacher and taught in the North East of England for 35 years. He co-wrote a number of musicals including Shakespeare The Musical and The Journey (produced at the Millenium Dome in 2000). He enjoys history, visiting castles and reading historical novels. His first nine novels are all set in the 1st century AD in the northern half of England. He has also written a thriller, Carnage at Cannes as well as 9 Sword of Cartimandua novels.
He has now published a KS3 Novel , Great Granny's Ghost which has been purchased by a number of schools and he is now doing author days in the schools which have bought sets of the novel. He is also undertaking public speaking as an author having done a number of award ceremonies.
 

Genres: Historical
 
New and upcoming books
November 2023

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The Hunt
(Lord Edward's Archer, book 7)
December 2023

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Omdurman
(Soldier of the Queen, book 3)
January 2024

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Conquest
(Conquest , book 2)
February 2024

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Horse and Pistol
(English Mercenary, book 1)
Series
Sword of Cartimandua
   1. The Sword of Cartimandua (2011)
   2. The Horsewarriors (2011)
   3. Invasion - Caledonia (2011)
   4. Roman Retreat (2011)
   5. Revolt of the Red Witch (2011)
   6. Druid's Gold (2012)
   7. Trajan's Hunters (2013)
   8. The Last Frontier (2012)
   9. Hero of Rome (2013)
   10. Roman Hawk (2012)
   Ulpius Felix (2013)
   11. Roman Treachery (2013)
   12. Roman Wall (2014)
   13. Roman Courage (2017)
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Aelfraed
   1. Housecarl (2012)
   2. Outlaw (2012)
   3. Varangian (2013)
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Napoleonic Horseman
   1. Chasseur a Cheval (2013)
   2. Napoleon's Guard (2013)
   3. British Light Dragoon (2014)
   4. Soldier Spy (2014)
   5. 1808: The Road to Corunna (2014)
   6. Talavera (2019)
   7. The Lines of Torres Vedras (2019)
   8. Bloody Badajoz (2020)
   9. The Road to France (2020)
   10. Waterloo (2021)
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Dragonheart
   1. Viking Slave (2013)
   2. Viking Warrior (2014)
   3. Viking Jarl (2014)
   4. Viking Kingdom (2014)
   5. Viking Wolf (2014)
   6. Viking War (2015)
   7. Viking Sword (2015)
   8. Viking Wrath (2015)
   9. Viking Raid (2015)
   10. Viking Legend (2015)
   11. Viking Vengeance (2015)
   12. Viking Dragon (2016)
   13. Viking Treasure (2016)
   14. Viking Enemy (2016)
   15. Viking Witch (2016)
   16. Viking Blood (2017)
   17. Viking Weregeld (2017)
   18. Viking Storm (2017)
   19. Viking Warband (2017)
   20. Viking Shadow (2018)
   21. Viking Legacy (2018)
   22. Viking Clan (2018)
   23. Viking Bravery (2019)
   The Vengeance Trail (2020)
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Wolf Brethren
   1. Saxon Dawn (2013)
   2. Saxon Revenge (2013)
   3. Saxon England (2013)
   4. Saxon Blood (2013)
   5. Saxon Slayer (2013)
   6. Saxon Slaughter (2014)
   7. Saxon Bane (2014)
   8. Saxon Fall (2014)
   9. Saxon Throne (2016)
   10. Saxon Sword (2018)
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British Ace
   1. 1914 (2014)
   2. 1915: Fokker Scourge (2014)
   3. 1916: Angels Over the Somme (2014)
   4. 1917: Eagles Fall (2014)
   5. 1918: We will remember them (2018)
   6. From Arctic Snow to Desert Sand (2017)
   7. Wings Over Persia (2017)
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Anarchy
   1. English Knight (2015)
   2. Knight of the Empress (2015)
   3. Northern Knight (2015)
   4. Baron of the North (2015)
   5. Earl (2015)
   6. King Henry's Champion (2015)
   7. The King Is Dead (2015)
   8. Warlord of the North (2016)
   9. Enemy At the Gate (2016)
   10. The Fallen Crown (2016)
   11. Warlord's War (2016)
   12. Kingmaker (2016)
   13. Henry II (2017)
   14. Crusader (2017)
   15. The Welsh Marches (2017)
   16. Irish War (2017)
   17. Poisonous Plots (2018)
   18. The Princes' Revolt (2018)
   19. Earl Marshal (2018)
   20. The Perfect Knight (2021)
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Combined Operations
   1. Commando (2015)
   2. Raider (2015)
   3. Behind Enemy Lines (2015)
   4. Dieppe (2016)
   5. Toehold in Europe (2016)
   6. Sword Beach (2016)
   7. Breakout (2016)
   8. The Battle for Antwerp (2017)
   9. King Tiger (2017)
   10. Beyond the Rhine (2017)
   11. Korea (2018)
   12. Korean Winter (2019)
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Norman Genesis
   1. Hrolf the Viking (2016)
   2. Horseman (2016)
   3. The Battle For A Home (2016)
   4. Revenge of the Franks (2016)
   5. The Land of the Northmen (2017)
   6. Ragnvald Hrolfsson (2017)
   7. Brothers in Blood (2017)
   8. Lord of Rouen (2018)
   9. Drekar in the Seine (2018)
   10. Duke of Normandy (2018)
   11. The Duke and the King (2019)
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Border Knight
   1. Sword for Hire (2017)
   2. Return of the Knight (2017)
   3. Baron's War (2018)
   4. Magna Carta (2018)
   5. Welsh War (2018)
   6. Henry III (2018)
   7. The Bloody Border (2019)
   8. Baron's Crusade (2019)
   9. Sentinel of the North (2020)
   10. War in the West (2020)
   11. Debt of Honour (2021)
   12. Blood of the Warlord (2022)
   13. The Fettered King (2022)
   14. de Montfort's Crown (2023)
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Struggle for a Crown
   1. Blood on the Crown (2018)
   2. To Murder A King (2018)
   3. The Throne (2019)
   4. King Henry IV (2019)
   5. The Road to Agincourt (2019)
   6. St Crispin's Day (2020)
   7. The Battle for France (2021)
   8. The Last Knight (2021)
   9. Queen's Knight (2022)
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New World
   1. Blood on the Blade (2018)
   2. Across the Seas (2019)
   3. The Savage Wilderness (2019)
   4. The Bear and the Wolf (2020)
   5. Erik the Navigator (2021)
   6. Erik's Clan (2022)
   7. The Last Viking (2023)
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Lord Edward's Archer
   1. Lord Edward's Archer (2019)
   2. King in Waiting (2019)
   3. An Archer's Crusade (2020)
   4. Targets of Treachery (2021)
   5. The Great Cause (2022)
   6. Wallace's War (2022)
   7. The Hunt (2023)
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Reconquista Chronicles
   1. Castilian Knight (2019)
   2. El Campeador (2020)
   3. The Lord of Valencia (2020)
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Sir John Hawkwood
   1. Crecy: The Age of the Archer (2020)
   2. Man at Arms: The Battle of Poitiers (2020)
   3. The White Company (2021)
   4. Leader of Men (2022)
   5. Tuscan Warlord (2023)
   6. Condottiere (2023)
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Danelaw Saga
   1. The Dragon Sword (2021)
   2. Oathsword (2021)
   3. Blood Sword (2022)
   4. Danish Sword (2023)
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Conquistador
   1. Conquistador (2021)
   2. The English Adventurer (2022)
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Tudor Warrior
   1. Tudor Warrior (2021)
   2. Tudor Spy (2022)
   3. Flodden (2023)
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Soldier of the Queen
   1. Soldier of the Queen (2022)
   2. Redcoat's Rifle (2023)
   3. Omdurman (2023)
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Conquest
   1. Hastings (2023)
   2. Conquest (2024)
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Novels
   Great Granny's Ghost (2011)
   Carnage At Cannes (2013)
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