General Information =================== Title: Warriors of the Storm Author: Bernard Cornwell Read By: Matt Bates Series: The Last Kingdom Series, Book 9 Genre: Literature & Fiction: Action & Adventure Copyright: 2015 Audiobook Copyright: 2015 Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited Release date: 2015-10-08 Duration: 12 hrs and 12 mins Media Information ================= Encoded Codec: MP3 / LAME 3.99.5 Encoded Sample Rate: 22050 Hz Encoded Channels: 2 Encoded Bitrate: 56 kbits VBR Book Description ================ The new novel in Bernard Cornwell's number one best-selling series on the making of England and the fate of his great hero, Uhtred of Bebbanburg. BBC2's major Autumn 2015 TV show The Last Kingdom is based on the first two books in the series. A fragile peace is about to be brokenΓÇªKing Alfred's son Edward and formidable daughter, ├åthelflaed, rule Wessex, Mercia and East Anglia. But all around the restless Northmen, eyeing the rich lands and wealthy churches, are mounting raids. Uhtred of Bebbanburg, the kingdoms' greatest warrior, controls northern Mercia from the strongly fortified city of Chester. But forces are rising up against him. Northmen allied to the Irish, led by the fierce warrior Ragnall Ivarson, are soon joined by the Northumbrians, and their strength could prove overwhelming. Despite the gathering threat, both Edward and ├åthelflaed are reluctant to move out of the safety of their fortifications. But with Uhtred's own daughter married to Ivarson's brother, who can be trusted? In the struggle between family and loyalty, between personal ambition and political commitment, there will be no easy path. But a man with a warrior's courage may be able to find it. Such a man is Uhtred,and this may be his finest hour.