The Pale Horseman (The Last Kingdom Series, Book 2) by Bernard Cornwell
The ninth book in the epic and bestselling series that has gripped millions.A hero will be forged from this broken land.
As seen on Netflix and BBC around the world.
ALONE IN A SEA OF ENEMIES. BOUND TOGETHER BY LOYALTY, BELIEF AND DESPERATION.
Wessex, led by the pious King Alfred, is the last Saxon stronghold against the savage strength of the Vikings. Now it is struggling for its very existence. Uhtred, a Saxon raised by Vikings, is no ordinary warrior. As sharp of mind as he is of sword, his lust for life and battle sits badly with Alfred and his priests. But they face dire odds and Uhtred's unique knowledge and fearlessness mean that he may be their only hope in the coming battle ...