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War King by Eric Schumacher
It is 954 A.D. and a tempest is brewing in the North. Twenty summers before, Hakon Haraldsson wrested Norway’s throne from his murderous brother, Erik Bloodaxe, but he failed to rid himself of Erik’s family. Now the sons of Erik have come to reclaim Erik’s realm and avenge the wrong done to their father and their kin. They do not come alone. With them marches an army of sword-Danes sent by the Danish King, Harald Bluetooth, whose desire to expand his realm is as powerful as the lust for vengeance that pulses in the veins of Erik’s brood. Like storm-driven waves, the opposing forces collide in War King, the action-packed sequel to God’s Hammer and Raven’s Feast.
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Praise for the Hakon's Saga"I was swept up in the action and enthralled by the descriptions of Hakon’s struggle." -Roundtable Reviews "I highly recommend this historical fiction novel, both for its entertaining story and historical information." -Historical Fiction Review- "A story of war, family, sacrifice, honor ... one that keeps your blood pumping and your fingers turning pages rapidly. I can't wait to dig into the next." -Goodreads Review
About the AuthorEric Schumacher was born in Los Angeles in 1968 and currently resides in Santa Barbara, CA with his wife, two children and dog. He is the author of two historical fiction novels, God’s Hammer and its sequel, Raven’s Feast. Both tell the story of the first Christian king of Viking Norway, Hakon Haraldsson, and his struggles to gain and hold the High Seat of his realm. More information on Eric and his Hakon Sagas can be found on his website. You can also connect with Eric on Twitter, Facebook, Goodreads, and AuthorsDB.
I literally had an “ah-ha” moment. I was sitting under a tree in a park in Germany, surrounding by old buildings and studying for a test of some sort. Quite suddenly, a thought jumped into my head, and it was: “I should have been an author.” Of course, that thought occurred to me when I was in my second year of business school with a boatload of school loans to pay off, so casting it all aside to become the next great American author was not in the cards. That said, I did go home that afternoon and start writing what would eventually (10 years later!) become God’s Hammer, my first book.
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