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The Empty Throne

A Novel

Saxon Tales: Book #8
By Bernard Cornwell
Narrated by Matt Bates / 11 hours 11 minutes

The eighth installment of Bernard Cornwell’s bestselling series chronicling the epic saga of the making of England, “like Game of Thrones, but real” (The Observer, London)—the basis for The Last Kingdom, the hit BBC America television series.

My name is Uhtred. I am the son of Uhtred, who was the son of Uhtred . . .’

Britain, early tenth century AD: a time of change. There are new raids by the Vikings from Ireland, and turmoil among the Saxons over the leadership of Mercia. A younger generation is taking over.

When Æthelred, the ruler of Mercia, dies, he leaves no legitimate heir. The West Saxons want their king, but Uhtred has long supported Æthelflaed, sister to King Edward of Wessex and widow of Æethelred. Widely loved and respected, Æthelflaed has all the makings of a leader—but can Saxon warriors ever accept a woman as their ruler? The stage is set for rivals to fight for the empty throne.

With this eighth entry in the epic Saxon Tales series, we are reminded once again why New York Times bestselling author Bernard Cornwell is “the most prolific and successful historical novelist in the world today” (Wall Street Journal).

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Saxon Tales Series

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The Last Kingdom - Abridged
The Last Kingdom - Abridged
Bernard Cornwell
Abridged
The Pale Horseman - Abridged
The Pale Horseman - Abridged
Bernard Cornwell
Abridged
Lords of the North - Abridged
Lords of the North - Abridged
Bernard Cornwell
Lords of the North
Lords of the North
Bernard Cornwell
Abridged
Sword Song - Abridged
Sword Song - Abridged
Bernard Cornwell
The Burning Land
The Burning Land
Bernard Cornwell
Death of Kings
Death of Kings
Bernard Cornwell
The Pagan Lord
The Pagan Lord
Bernard Cornwell
The Empty Throne
The Empty Throne
Bernard Cornwell
War of the Wolf
War of the Wolf
Bernard Cornwell
Sword of Kings
Sword of Kings
Bernard Cornwell

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