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The Saga of Hasting the Avenger Series
The second series of C.J.’s Viking epics focuses on the life of the Viking Hasting. Published simultaneously in English and in French, the first novel titled The Lords of the Wind details the origins of the historical figure Hasting whose life and career in the Brittany region of France exemplified the ideals of the Vikings. Initial reception of the novel proved overwhelmingly positive, with high marks from critics in France, the U.K., and the U.S., including notable praise from The Historical Novel Society.
The Saga of Hasting the Avenger
(3 book series)
A supposed son of Ragnar Lodbrok, and referred to in the Gesta Normannorum as the Scourge of the Somme and Loire, his life exemplified the qualities of the ideal Viking. Join author and historian C.J. Adrien on an adventure that explores the early life of the Viking Hasting, his first love, his first great trials, and his first triumphs.
“The Lords of the Wind” by C.J. Adrien is a gold medal winner in the 2020 Reader’s Favorite annual international book award.contest.