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The old world is burning down
A hero will rise from its ASH.
Thirty years passed since Britannia voted to throw off the Roman yoke. Now, the old world crumbles. Pirates roam the seas, bandits threaten the highways, and barbarian refugees from the East arrive on Britannia's shores, uninvited. The rich profit from the chaos, while the poor suffer. A new Dark Age is approaching - but all is not lost.
Ash is a Seaborn, a Saxon child found on the beach with nothing but a precious stone at his neck and a memory of a distant war from which his people have fled. Raised on the estate of a Briton nobleman, trained in warfare and ancient knowledge, he soon becomes embroiled in the machinations and intrigues at the court of Wortigern, the Dux of Londinium, a struggle that is about to determine the future of all Britannia.
A child of Saxon blood, an heir to Roman family, his is a destiny like no other: to join the two races and forge a new world from the ruins of the old.
The Saxon Spears is the first volume of the Song of Ash, a fast-paced, gripping historical fiction saga, perfect for fans of Bernard Cornwell's "The Last Kingdom" series, Matthew Harffy and Conn Iggulden.
"""There was plenty of action, and content to keep me busy and entertaining throughout."" - Donna Maguire, Donna's Book Blog
""An intriguing and impressive start to a new series, a captivating coming of age tale of a young warrior destined for greatness."" - Gwendalyn, Gwendalyn Books
""richly detailed book full of really great characters"" - Patty Woodland, Books Cooks Looks
""A fine beginning indeed to what promises to be an exciting series."" - Paul Bennett, Hoover Book Reviews
""Rich, detailed writing and compelling characters."" - Jessica Belmont, Jessica Belmont
""A truly intriguing and impressive start to a new series."" - Liberty Ireland, Historical Graffiti
""If you love saxons, vikings, or intense plot situations then you'll love this read!"" - YA It's Lit"