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This is the main page for all the viking books, series, reviews and more. Here you can find the reviews and all the latest stuff in the viking genre including Viking Historical novels and Norse Fantasy novels.

A Viking Fanatic

This section is created and updated by Rebecca Wilson who is a self proclaimed Viking and Norse fan. If you are fascinated by the subject of Vikings you should check out her blog at:

Or you can read more about Rebecca and her quest to learn all things Vikingy

There are three major Parts of the Viking section

  1. Historical Viking Fiction - novels that feature Vikings whether as the main character or as the enemy in some cases, they are set historically in the Dark or Early Medieval ages .
  2. Norse Fantasy - a fantasy novel but which heavily features elements, setting and characters as well as objects from Norse Mythology.
  3. Viking and their history non Fiction - Here you can get reviews of books about the vikings and their history. These include some fabulously well researched books.


Historical Viking Fiction

Fantasy Guide to Historical Viking Novels - Check out the guide that will show you books in this genre: Historical Viking Books

Book Reviews:

Feasting the Wolf by Susan Price
Wolf Cry
by Julia Golding
by William Miekle
The Sea Road
by Margaret Elphinstone
The Ship in the Hill
by William L. Sullivan
Viking Gold by
V. Campbell
The Bone Thief by
V.M. Whitworth
The Traitors Pit by V.M. Whitworth
Odin-Son by
G. Alvin Simons

Daughter of Fire and Ice
by Marie-Louise Jensen

Sigrun's Secret by Marie-Louise Jensen
Hawk Quest by Robert Lyndon
Wolfskin by
Juliet Marillier
Bracelet of Bones by
Kevin Crossley-Holland
The Forever Queen
by Helen Hollick
Shadow on the Crown by Patricia Bracewell

The Price of Blood by Patricia Bracewell

The Last Viking
by Berwick Coates
The Tale of King Harald
by Williams/Allan
The Terror
by Giles Kristian
Fin Gall
by James L. Nelson
Thunder God
by Paul Watkins

by Justin Hill

Viking Fire
by Justin Hill


Daughter of a Thousand years
by Amelia Carosella

The Northern Queen
by Kelly Evans
Riddle of the Runes
by Janina Ramirez


Series Reviews:

The Viking Trilogy
by Tim Severin

The Oathsworn Series
by Robert Low
The Raven and the Wolf Series
by Christoper Spellman
The Raven Series
by Giles Kristian
The Rise of Sigurd Series
by Giles Kristian

Hakon's Saga Series

Book I God's Hammer
by Eric Schumacher

Helga Finnsdottir Mystery Series
Book I: Kin
by Snorri KristJansson





Norse Fantasy Fiction

Fantasy Guide to Norse Fantasy - Check out our recommendations here: The genre to Norse Fantasy Novels

Book Reviews

The Sleeping Army
by Francesca Simon
Ice Land
by Betsy Tobin
Norse Code by
Greg Van Eekhout
Age of Odin by James Lovegrove
American Gods
by Neil Gaiman

The Last Vikings
by Simon Grey

How to Train Your Dragon
by Cressida Cowell
The Viking Dead
By Toby Venables

West of the Moon
by Katherine Langrish

The Swan Road
by Angeline Hawkes

The Spear of Odin
By Kieron Dann

Broods of Fenrir
by Coral Moore

by Dan DeWitt
Valkyrie Rising
by Ingrid Paulson

The Littlest Viking
by Sandi Toksvag

Valda & the Valyries
by Mark Neumayer
The Fetch
by Chris Humphries
The Druid
by S.G. Rogers
Campaign of the Gods
by Mike Evers
The Gospel of Loki
by Joanne M. Harris
The Testament of Loki
Sequel to The Gospel of Loki
by Matthew Laurence

A Mighty Dawn
by Theodore Brun

A Sacred Storm
Sequel to A Mighty Dawn
Norse Mythology
by Neil Gaiman
The Monstrous Child
by Francesca Simon


Series Reviews:

The Blood Duo
by Melvin Burgess
The Craw Trilogy
by M.D. Lachlan

The Valkyrie Series
by T.G. Ayer

The Runemarks series by Joanne Harris

Fate of the Gods
by Amalia Dillin
The Ragnarok Prophesies
by A.K. Morgen
Sisters of Fate
by Rinda Elliott

by Ednah Walters

United States of Asgard
by Tessa Gratton
by Kate O'Hearn
Valhalla Saga
by Snorri Cristjansson


Viking non fiction

Reviews of non fiction books about vikings and their history - . Check out our recommendations here: Viking non fiction books

Blood of the Vikings by Julian Richards
Viking Age England by Julian D. Richards
The Hammer and the Cross by Robert Ferguson

The Penguin Book of Norse Myths by Kevin Crossley-Holland (review by Becky)

A Brief History of the Vikings
By Jonathan Clements

The Vikings by Magnus Magnusson
Eirik Bloodaxe
by Gareth Williams
Queen Emma and the Vikings
by Harriet O'Brien
by Neil Oliver
Viking Myths
by Thor Ewing
The Northmen's Fury
by Philip Parker
From Asgard to Valhalla
by Heather O'Domoghue

The Norse Myths:
A Guide to the Gods and Heroes

by Carolyne Larrington



A Trip to Norway

I have a relative who took a trip to the land of Vikings (Norway). He was kind enough to share with us some interesting pictures. A Trip to Norway


Interested in swords? On a recent trip to an armory musuem I took some pictures of a variety of Medieval swords. They also had a viking sword dating back to about 800 C.E. (shown in the picture at left) You can see this sword and others here: Medieval Swords





Make a Viking Ship Model

This is a 1/50 scale Revell model of a Viking Ship. Fun build (Skill Level 3) and it turns out great. I take you through the process step by step and give you some tips and techniques. Make a Viking Ship Model


Want to play an Ancient Viking Board Game?

The Game is called Hnefatafl or King's table and its really fantastic! I have a complete tutorial showing how to make the board and the pieces, and how to play the game: Make and Play Hnefatafl


Viking ShieldMake a Viking Shield

You can make this with foamboard or cardboard. Either way it comes out graet and is double layered for strength.

Made just like they made the real shields.

Make a Viking Shield


Viking Sword and Helmet Make a Viking Sword and Helmet

This is an easy project that you can make. And you only need a few supplies. I even give you the template for the sword. How to Make a Viking Sword and Helmet



Check out this Celtic Drinking horn

I have a section of my website devoted to Mead and Mead making. And somebody engraved a drinking horn and sent me pics. This is very Viking! You can check it out here. And while you are there check out the mead stuff. The Mead Drinking Horn




Want to Learn How to make that wonderful drink called "Mead"

I have lots of tutorials, videos and more on how to make mead on my other website right here: How to Make Mead



Hammer of Thor

Make the Hammer of THOR

This is an easy project to make with just foam and a broomstick. Comes out great. Make the Hammer of THOR




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