Alvar the Kingmaker by Annie Whitehead – Review

Posted: March 7, 2016 in Uncategorized

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Title – Alvar the Kingmaker
Author – Annie Whitehead
Genre – Historical Fiction
Length – 329 Pages
Publication – Feb 2016
My Rating – 5/5 Stars

Synopsis

In 10th Century England, nobleman Alvar knows that securing the throne for the young and worthy King Edgar will brand him as an oath-breaker. As a fighting man, he is indispensable to the new sovereign, but his success and power gain him deadly, murderous enemies amongst those who seek favour with the king. Alvar must fight to protect his lands, and his position, and learn the subtle art of politics. He must also, as a man of principle, keep secret his love for the wife of his trusted deputy. Civil war erupts, and Alvar once again finds himself the only man capable of setting a new king upon the throne of England, an act which comes at great personal cost. His career began with a dishonourable deed to…

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