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A Time for Swords - Matthew Harffy

A Time for Swords - Matthew Harffy
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Title: A Time for Swords

Author:  Matthew Harffy

ISBN:  9781838932855

Weight:  990 g

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A Time for Swords by Matthew Harffy

When the Vikings attack, a novice monk’s life is changed forever in Matthew Harffy’s new historical adventure.


Lindisfarne, AD793.

There had been portents – famine, whirlwinds, lightning from clear skies, serpents seen flying through the air.  But when the raiders came, no one was prepared.

They came from the North, their dragon-prowed longships gliding out of the dawn mist as they descended on the kingdom’s most sacred site.

It is 8th June AD 793, and with the pillage of the monastery on Lindisfarne, the Viking Age has begun.

While his fellow monks flee before the Norse onslaught, one young novice stands his ground.  He has been taught to turn the other cheek, but faced with the slaughter of his brothers and the pagan desecration of his church, forgiveness is impossible.

Hunlaf soon learns that there is a time for faith and prayer… and there is a time for swords.

Peer & Press Reviews

A Time for Swords is a bold opening to yet another enthralling series.  It promises to be one heck of a ride.

Theodore Brun

If you have enjoyed Bernard Cornwell’s Saxon Stories and don’t know where to look for your next fix – well, you’ve found it and you will not be disappointed!  Excellent prose, interesting characters, visceral battles and a cracking twist or two prove that Matthew Harffy is an author on the rise.  An excellent first tale in what I hope will be an eventful and thrilling series.

Grimdark Magazine

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Title A Time for Swords
Author
Book Features
Edition / printing First edition, first printing
Series A Time for Swords – book 1
Overall condition Fine / Fine (see our article on Condition Grades)
Signed On the title page
Book Stats
Publisher Head of Zeus
Imprint Aries
Publication date
Printed by CPI Group (UK) Ltd, Croydon
ISBN 13 9781838932855
Format Hardcover with dust jacket
Pages 486 (inc. Author’s Note)
Size (h x w x d) 235 x 153 x 43mm
Packed weight 1.101kg [heavy book]
Image and Design Credits
Author photograph Stephen Weatherly
Design kid-ethic
Images Shutterstock

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