The Iron Castle

6 best books like The Iron Castle (Angus Donald): Excalibur, Enemy of God, The Serpent Sword, The Cross and the Curse, Sons of Thunder, The Falcon of Sparta

AuthorBernard Cornwell
In The Winter King and Enemy of God Bernard Cornwell demonstrated his astonishing ability to make the oft-told legend of King Arthur fresh and new for our time. Now, in this riveting final volume of The Warlord Chronicles, Cornwell tells the unforgettable tale of Arthur's final struggles against the...
Enemy of God
AuthorBernard Cornwell
4.5/5 Stars

Enemy of God, the second book in 'The Warlord Chronicles' trilogy by Bernard Cornwell, and the series so far, has truly been serendipity for me.

As I mentioned in my previous review, I’ve never bothered to start Cornwell’s work, it brings me joy when someone, a friend...
The Serpent Sword
AuthorMatthew Harffy

Certain that his brother’s death is murder, young farmhand Beobrand embarks on a quest for revenge in war-torn Northumbria. When he witnesses barbaric acts at the hands of warriors he considers his friends, Beobrand questions his chosen path and vows to bring the men to...
The Cross and the Curse
AuthorMatthew Harffy
Before The Battle of Hastings.
Before Alfred fought the Danes.
Even before England.

Warlords battled across Britain to become the first King of the English.

When Beobrand’s valour brings about a stunning victory against the native Waelisc, the...
AuthorGiles Kristian
The sequel to Giles Kristian's acclaimed historical debut, Raven: Blood Eye, this brutal, bloody and unputdownable novel continues the story of the Viking Raven and his warrior brotherhood.

Never betray a Fellowship and expect to get away with your life...

Raven and his Wolfpack...
The Falcon of Sparta
AuthorConn Iggulden
In the Ancient World, one army was feared above all others. This is their story.When Cyrus, brother to the Great King of Persia, attempts to overthrow his reckless sibling, he employs a Greek mercenary army of 10,000 soldiers. When this army becomes stranded as a result of the unexpected death of Cyrus,...
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