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Enemies of Mercia

(2024)
(The sixth book in the Eagle of Mercia Chronicles series)
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A King's command. A warrior’s quest for the truth…

Tamworth AD835

Following Icel’s epic rescue of Lord Coenwulf's children from their almost certain death, King Wiglaf is forced to call upon Icel’s loyal services once more.

Furious that the conspirators behind the audacious move to snatch the children have yet to face justice, he despatches Icel to hunt down the enemy of Mercia and discover who seeks to conspire against the throne.

The dangerous mission will take Icel into the heartland of enemy-held Wessex to Winchester and onto Canterbury. As the web of lies and deceit grows, Icel must battle to discover the truth whilst keeping himself and his allies safe.

But those who conspire against the King have much to lose and will stop at nothing to prevent Icel discovering the truth.
Once more, Icel’s life is endangered as he tries to protect Mercia from her enemies who threaten Mercia’s kingly line.


Praise for MJ Porter

MJ Porter recounts a sensitive, reluctant hero's coming-of-age within a Dark Age realm riven by chaos and conflict' - Matthew Harffy

‘Refreshing… I was reluctant to put the book down’ - Historical Novel Society

No lover of Dark Age warfare is going to be disappointed. Personal, real, fascinating and satisfying.' - S.J.A. Turney

If you love history, fiction, adventure and great stories - You won’t regret it!" - Eric Schumacher

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 'So real I felt I was there!... A page-turner' Reader review

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 'Wonderful to read and hard to put down' Reader review

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐���⭐️ 'I found the pages flying by... A great book' Reader review
Genre: Historical

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