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The "Dark Ages"
and Barbarian Europe
800 B.C. - A.D. 1000

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April-June 2005

James, Frank. The Kelt [June 2005; 1st century B.C.]. The Gaulish warrior-prince Vercingetorix defies fate in rebelling against the Roman conquerors of his homeland under Julius Caesar.

Janoda, Jeff. Saga [April 2005; 10th century A.D.]. To spite his ruthless son Arnkel, Thorolf the Viking trades away the family’s lands in medieval Iceland, and the son swears to get them back at any cost.

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Altimari, William. Legion [1st century B.C.]. Massed Germans are preparing to overrun Gaul, and a tough Roman centurion must whip his raw recruits into a fighting force that can turn back the barbarians.

Anderson, Poul. Mother of Kings [10th century A.D.]. With shamanic powers at her disposal, Gunnhild realizes her ambition to marry the Norse king Eirik Blood-Ax, and subsequently wields the power behind his throne.

Borchardt, Alice. The Silver Wolf [8th century A.D.]. Regeane, a teenage werewolf and a distant relative of Charlemagne, escapes from her uncle’s clutches and prowls the streets of eighth-century Rome.

Borchardt, Alice. The Wolf King [8th century A.D.]. A fugitive Saxon slave rescues the werewolf Regeane from an Alpine blizzard, and the two, with Regeane’s mate Maeniel, attach themselves to the court of Charlemagne.

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Brandewyne, Rebecca. Swan Road [9th century A.D.]. Wulfgar Bloodaxe takes the Welsh princess Rhowenna captive during a Viking raid on Welsh territory, and discovers that she has mystical powers along with her other excellences.

Brinckloe, William D. Tara, Princess of Wales [9th century A.D.]. A Welsh warrior-princess becomes the lover of a Viking chieftain, commands a trade mission to Byzantium, and fights her way back to Britain.

Crichton, Michael. Eaters of the Dead [10th century A.D.]. Ahmad Ibn Fadlan, a cultured diplomat from Baghdad, is carried off to the barbarous North by a band of Vikings. (Also published as The 13th Warrior)

Crone-Aamot, Olav. Magnus the Viking [10th century A.D.]. Magnus Haraldsson, a young Norseman, takes a blood oath to avenge the death of his father at the hands of Hjartan the Terrible.
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