JC Duncan, a renowned author with a passion for historical fiction and fantasy, is set to captivate readers with his latest creation, “Warrior Prince”, the inaugural instalment in the gripping new series, “The Last Viking”.
“Warrior Prince” is a book that offers readers an escape into the past, specifically to the year 1030 AD, where a lost throne, the crown of Norway, must be reclaimed in foreign lands. Prince Harald Sigurdsson, exiled from his homeland, embarks on a relentless journey for survival in the unfamiliar lands of the Kievan Rus.
Duncan’s vivid storytelling unveils the legacy of King Olaf and the battles, both on the battlefield and within Harald himself, that he must confront. Along the way, readers are introduced to a cast of hardened warriors and the court of Prince Yaroslav the Wise. The narrative paints a vivid picture of Harald’s struggle, both with external foes and internal conflicts. As he fights for glory, fame, and the chance to regain his family’s stolen throne, the challenges he faces may be more than he ever anticipated.
Table of Contents
“Warrior Prince” Back-Cover Book Blurb:
Prince. Mercenary. Exile.
The lost throne of Norway must be won in foreign lands.
Some men are gifted a crown. Others have to fight to claim it.
Exiled from Norway, Harald Sigurdsson, brother to murdered King Olaf, must battle mercilessly for survival in the lands of the Kievan Rus.
His brother’s legacy gifts him a warband of hardened warriors and entry to the court of Prince Yaroslav the Wise. By his wits, sword, and skill in battle, Harald must learn not just to survive but to triumph.
He fights for glory, for fame, and to regain his family’s battle-stolen throne. But his greatest challenge may not come from battlefield foes but from those who stand by his side.
The first installment in a remarkable story of an exiled boy’s incredible journey to become Harald Hardrada; The Hard Ruler and The Last Viking.
Perfect for fans of Matthew Harffy, Peter Gibbons, Bernard Cornwell, and Christian Cameron.
Praise for JC Duncan
“Immersive and impeccably researched, JC Duncan brings Harald Hardrada’s epic journey to life with gripping authenticity.'” – Richard Cullen
“The gripping tale of the last great Viking, Harold Hardrada, told in compelling style.” – Tim Hodkinson
“An engrossing, epic tale of Harald Hardrada’s early years, brimming with historical detail and brave daring do. This is the story of a man who will become a legend, told lovingly through the eyes of one of his loyal followers and sure to delight readers.” – MJ Porter
“Warrior Prince” is an exceptional addition to the historical fiction genre. The book is available in various formats, including e-book, audiobook, paperback, and hardback, catering to readers’ preferences. With page counts ranging from 304 in hardback to 355 on Kindle, the book offers a compelling reading experience in multiple ways. The book has been published by Boldwood Books.
About JC Duncan
JC Duncan is an author whose roots lie in the realms of historical fiction and fantasy, seasoned with a dash of sci-fi and apocalyptic intrigue. His journey as a writer began with a fervent love for reading, which eventually evolved into an unyielding urge to tell a compelling story. That story, the saga of “Ljós a Norðan: The Light of the North,” delves into an alternate history of the Viking era, featuring a legendary warrior and the mystical sword he is said to have wielded.
Buy the newly-released book now
For fans of captivating historical fiction with a touch of mythology, “Warrior Prince” promises to be an enthralling journey into the world of Viking legends. As JC Duncan continues to weave tales of historical significance, readers can look forward to a series that promises adventure, authenticity, and the enduring legacy of the last Viking.
Follow JC Duncan on social media here:
Share this article and tag us @GoodStarVibes to let us know what you make of “Warrior Prince” by JC Duncan, the first book in the new series known as “The Last Viking”.
Buy the Good Star Vibes team a virtual coffee.