From the Legends of Astarkand series comes three books: A Shadow On The Land, King’s Ride, and Eiathan’s Heir.
Wary of the mysterious tenders of lake and stream, terrified of the immortal prince Vodan’s plagues and storms, and alienated from the Dreamsender by their efforts to appease Vodan, Kandians seek a deliverer.
A five hundred year-old prophecy brought Bjorn Horsa north over steep mountain passes to confront Vodan.
Before he can be anyone’s deliverer, he must first take up the mantle of Eiathan’s Heir, and ascend the throne of Astarkand.
Just one little problem: Olaf is king. Has he ever got it in for one Bjorn Horsa…
Buy (and read) A Shadow On The Land:
King Olaf has departed, but Bjorn can’t be crowned king until he has been acknowledged in Hearthing as Eiathan’s Heir. In Neith, the small celebration his companions want to throw for him soon mushrooms out of control!
While Bjorn is enjoying the moment, Lofheld and Madame Emmaline race south toward Hearthing, intent on making Weinolf king in his father’s place.
Mischief abounds in Astarkand as Eiathan’s ancient enemy, Vodan spies on Bjorn and seeks to make trouble for him.
Buy (and read) King’s Ride:
In Hearthing, Bjorn Horsa has declared himself as Eiathan’s Heir and has taken control of the court as Astarkand’s new king, but fresh mayhem raises its ugly head in the nearby duchy of Firewind.
The Duchess of Firewind has fled to court, risking the king’s wrath to appeal for rescue for her city and her stepson Lythis, who has been captured by a rebellious barber backed by one of Woden’s priests. Time is running out.
Stalked by a shape-changing sorceress, will he be in time to rescue the Duchess of Firewind’s stepson Lythis, or will the barber sacrifice him on Woden’s Day?
Buy (and read) Eiathan’s Heir:
A seeress sends thirteen-year-old Bjorn Horsa across the desert to retrieve a mummy’s bones from the ruined Dracaenan city of Deathwater.
Buried with the mummy is treasure: a map and a journal that point the way to the forgotten kingdom of Astarkand.
Along the way, Bjorn and his men must battle bandits, slavers, snakes, and a terrible storm. Join Bjorn on his quest as he makes allies, receives unexpected aid and encounters hidden treachery.
(Bonus Story) Pranks escalate during the annual horse fair when Bjorn convinces his older brothers to play war games with him.
Buy (and read) Galthain’s Bones: