King Alfred's Daughter

King Alfred is dead and the achievements that made him great are in jeopardy. Rebels challenge the succession of his son Edward to the Wessex throne, and his old ally in Mercia is sick. The Vikings in the Danelaw sense the time has come to complete their conquest of England. It falls on Alfred’s firstborn, his daughter, Æthelflæd, to unite the Anglo-Saxons. Reluctantly, she takes up the challenge. But can Æthelflæd rebuild ruined towns and lead men into battle against hardened Viking warriors? And can she fulfill her father’s dream of uniting England? Pre-order now: