An action-packed historical thriller set in Anglo-Saxon Britain in AD 633. The first book in The Bernicia Chronicles.
Matthew grew up in Northumberland where the rugged terrain, ruined castles and rocky coastline had a huge impact on him. He now lives in Wiltshire, England, with his wife and their two daughters.
'Historical fiction doesn't get much better than this' Angus
Donald, author of The Outlaw Chronicles.
'Matthew Harffy's tale of England in the Dark Ages is nothing less than superb ... The tale is fast paced and violence lurks on every page ... I look forward to its sequels' Historical Novel Society.
'Murder, betrayal and vengeance fuel tribal warfare and personal combat. Beobrand is the warrior to follow' David Gilman.
'The new hardback is so gloriously beautiful I just had to own it' David's Book Blurg.