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Book review - Wolfsangel by M.D.Lachlan

Wolfsangel by M D Lachlan

Wolfsangel

The Viking king Authun leads his men on a raid against an Anglo-Saxon village. Men and women are killed indiscriminately, but Authun demands that no child be touched. He is acting on prophecy-a prophecy that tells him that the Saxons have stolen a child from the gods. If Authun, in turn, takes the child and raises him as an heir, the child will lead his people to glory.

But Authun discovers not one child, but twin baby boys. After ensuring that his faithful warriors, witnesses to what has happened, die during the raid, Authun takes the children and their mother home, back to the witches who live on the troll wall. And he places his destiny in their hands.

So begins a stunning multivolume fantasy epic that will take a werewolf from his beginnings as the heir to a brutal Viking king down through the ages. It is a journey that will see him hunt for his lost love through centuries and lives, and see the endless battle between the wolf, Odin, and Loki, the eternal trickster, spill over into countless bloody conflicts from our history and our lives.

This is the myth of the werewolf as it has never been told before and marks the beginning of an extraordinary new fantasy series.

Available on Amazon.com: Wolfsangel

 

Rebecca's Review:

This is a very darker depiction of the world the Vikings believed they lived in where magic was possible, witches lived in troll mountains, dying in battle was an honour and where the prophecies really did foretell events of the future. This epic tale begins with one such prophecy where Viking King Authen must follow the prophecies of the Witches to gain an heir to his throne. Yet like all magical forces, nothing ever happens the way it's meant to. In a daring raid that sees the death of his best and loyal warriors, King Authen finds himself not just with one boy but with two and it is the choices made at that moment that sees the boys split apart, live very different and conflicting lives that will see families, friends and even nations split apart as the endless battle between Odin, the god who has an endless hunger for magic and his nemesis, Fenris the Wolf (who will ultimately swallow Odin whole at Ragnarok-The-End-of-All-Things. It is a great piece of Norse fantasy set in a quite realistic Viking world with a fantastic twist on the origins of the Werewolf.


About Rebecca
Want to adventure throught the lands of the Vikings? The height of the Vikings is an amazing period of time and there is a lot of great fiction that is based on historical facts from that period and place. Rebecca Wilson has written a guide to the genre and to some of the best works in the genre.

If you are fascinated by the subject of Vikings you should check out her blog at: http://www.soulchaserbecky.blogspot.com/


You can follow her on Twitter @soulchaserbecky.

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