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A Times for Swords by Matthew Harffy

A Time for Swords

Matthew Harffy

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Imprint: Head of Zeus -- an Aries Book
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Publication date: 4 Mar 2021
ISBN: 9781838932855

The first book of Matthew Harffy's new series features a novice monk turned warrior in a new historical adventure set in Dark Age Britain.

4 stars out of 5
Antonia Senior
13 Mar 2021

"This first instalment in Matthew Harffy’s new series is a gory treat"

The young monk Hunlaf arrives at the monastery on Lindisfarne in AD793. A day later the Vikings launch their first raid on English soil. Amid the carnage Hunlaf sees one Viking turn on his comrades to protect the lives of two children...

In a clear homage to The Seven Samurai Hunlaf and Runolf gather together a small gang of warriors. This first instalment in Matthew Harffy’s new series is a gory treat, as Hunlaf discovers the warrior hidden under his monkish robes.