Blazing #BlogTour: Sons of Kings Series by Millie Thom

Shadow of the Raven
Sons of Kings Volume 1
by Millie Thom
Genre: Epic Fantasy
The life of Eadwulf, ten-year old son of the Mercian king, is changed forever when his family is betrayed to the Danes by his treacherous uncle. In a devastating Danish raid,
his father is killed, his mother raped, and along with his tutor and childhood friend, Eadwulf is captured and taken to the Danish lands to be sold as a slave.
As a slave in Jarl Ragnar’s village, Eadwulf’s life is hard, his days unbearably long. But on the return of Ragnar’s eldest son, Bjorn, from his summer raids, his life begins to change. Eadwulf spends the next few years aboard Bjorn’s beloved dragonship, sailing to places he’d never dreamed of, trading and raiding. And although still a slave, he becomes a
well-respected member of Bjorn’s closely knit crew. Yet through it all, the smouldering desire for revenge on those who destroyed his family refuses to abate.
Eadwulf’s story plays out against the backdrop of events unfolding in Wessex in the face of increasing Danish raids. Alfred, the youngest son of the Wessex king, faces family tragedies from an early age, losing first his mother, then his beloved sister when she is married to the new Mercian king: Eadwulf’s treacherous uncle. At his father’s court and the successive courts of his elder brothers, he learns the weighty art of kingship. And,
like Eadwulf, he learns the harshest lesson of all … that a trusted kinsman can so easily turn traitor.
Pit of Vipers
Sons of Kings Volume 2
The ninth century story of King Alfred of Wessex and Eadwulf of Mercia continues to unfold against the ever increasing threat of Danish raids. After years as a slave to the
Danes, Eadwulf has returned to his Mercian homeland and settles to a life of calm domesticity, marred only by his incessant desire for revenge. His frequent absences from his new home, connected to his past life, threaten to destroy the relationships he has fostered and alienate the family he has come to love.
In Wessex, Alfred, now a young man, has spent his childhood at the successive courts of his father and four older brothers, learning the skills of diplomacy and leadership.
Before too long those skills will be put to the test…
The Danish invasion of the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms is merciless and relentless. Every year more Norse ships come to join their comrades in a quest to plunder for wealth and gain
control over the people. The Danes take kingdom after kingdom and Alfred and his brother Aethelred wait with baited breath for them to set their sights on Wessex. By 869, their worst fear is realised.
And Eadwulf follows vital leads to the objects of his revenge.
Millie is a former geography and history teacher with a degree in geology and a passion for the Anglo Saxon period. Since retiring a few years ago, she has been indulging this passion by writing her historical fiction trilogy, Sons of Kings, of which she is currently writing Book 3. Millie has also become very fond of writing flash fiction, something that developed
from joining in with various challenges on WordPress. As a consequence, she has also recently published a book of 85 flash fiction pieces of 100 to 1,000 words, entitled A Dash of Flash.
Millie is the mother of six grown up children, and after living in a number of places in England, she and her husband now live in a small village in Nottinghamshire. When not
writing, Mille enjoys long walks in the countryside and visiting historic sites and re-enactments. She is also an avid traveller, swimmer and baker of cakes! Originally from the seaside town of Southport in Lancashire, she still misses the smell of the sea.

Blog Tour Schedule:

Feb 7- kickoff at The Silver Dagger Scriptorium

Feb 7- Rainy Day Reviews

Feb 7- Bound 2 Escape

Feb 8- Verna Loves Books

Feb 8- Shh, I Am Reading

Feb 8- Book Giveaways

Feb 8- The Authors Blog

Feb 9- Teatime and Books

Feb 9- A Mama’s Corner of the World

Feb 9- Laurie’s Thoughts and Reviews

Feb 9- Traci Hayden

Feb 10- TMBA Corbett Tries To Write

Feb 10- Just a Little R&R

Feb 10- The Bookworm Chronicles

Feb 10- Mommabears Book Blog

Feb 13- The Bookworm Lodge

Feb 13- Loves Great Reads

Feb 13- Julayn Adams Books

Feb 14- Tales of a WannaBe Superhero Mom

Feb 14- The Reading Spot

Feb 15- SnoopyDoo’s Book Reviews

Feb 15 CelticLady’s Reviews

Feb 15- Books Dreams Life

Feb 15- Ramblings of A Coffee Addicted Writer

Feb 16- Anna Del C Dye

Feb 16- The Kronicles of Korthlundia

Feb 16- Turning Another Page

Feb 16- Stormy Nights Reviewing and Bloggin

Feb 17- Triquetra Reviews

Feb 17- Jazzy Book Reviews

Feb 17- The Avid Reader

Feb 20- Breaking Genre

feb 20- Sapphyria’s Book Reviews

Feb 21- Mello & June

Feb 21- The Opinionated Woman’s Musings

Feb 21- Angels With Attitudes Book Reviews

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