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Hand of Vengeance (Heroes & History #2)
by Douglas Bond
Cynwulf, shunned for being part Viking and part Saxon, lives beneath a beached Viking ship on the outskirts of the Anglo-Saxon community surrounding Tildric Hall. Life is hard enough for him as a half-breed misfit--until the fateful day his battleaxe is found in a dead man's skull. Charged with murder and facing the sword of Anglo-Saxon justice, Cynwulf's longings and drea ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published June 15th 2012 by P&R Publishing
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The story of Cynwulf and Haeddi is wonderful. The mystery and historical connections are accurate, subtle, and compelling. Bond, in this book has one great problem that keeps me from loving the story. His language is halting and often awkward. He uses a beautiful vocabulary at times but his repetition of the ten cent words is obvious. It is difficult to read this book aloud because the style is rough and does not flow nicely from the tongue. Instead of using this book again for an elementary his ...more
Douglas Bond, author of fifteen books, lives with his wife and six children in Washington State. He is a ruling elder in the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA), teaches English and history at Covenant High School, and was awarded the regional Teacher Award for teaching young people how to write. He lectures on literature and Church history and leads study tours in Europe.More about Douglas Bond...
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