Lars Walker, who frequents this blog, is a notable novelist who is also a Christian, yea Lutheran, a master of historical fantasy. His fiction is generally wildly entertaining, while also being thought-provoking and spiritually edifying. He has a new book out, a sequel to his wonderful Viking saga West Oversea. The new book is entitled Hailstone Mountain (The Erling Skjalgsson Saga). And you can get it as an electronic book for Kindle for FREE if you download it today only, April 16! Get it here.
I haven’t read it yet, but am anxious to do so. Here is a reader review by Phil Wade:
This is an absolute ripping yarn, as ripping a yarn as you are likely to find, and unlike some TV series, it’s steeped in solid historical detail. Do want a fun sense of how Vikings lived in 1000 A.D.? Read Lars’ Erling novels.
This one is the fourth, but the first two are combined into one book, The Year of the Warrior. Next comes West Oversea. . . . And here, Hailstone Mountain. brings us the courageous, noble Erling Skjalgsson stepping into the battle of his life. [Read more…]