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M.J. Porter on Blog Tour for The Last King, January 11-22
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The Last King
by M.J. Porter
Publication Date: April 23, 2020
Paperback & eBook; 314 pages
Series: The Ninth Century, Book One
Genre: Historical Thriller
They sent three hundred warriors to kill one man. It wasn’t enough.
Mercia lies broken but not beaten, her alliance with Wessex in tatters.
Coelwulf, a fierce and bloody warrior, hears whispers that Mercia has been betrayed from his home in the west. He fears no man, especially not the Vikings sent to hunt him down.
To discover the truth of the rumours he hears, Coelwulf must travel to the heart of Mercia, and what he finds there will determine the fate of Mercia, as well as his own.
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About the Author
I’m an author of fantasy (Viking age/dragon-themed) and historical fiction (Early English, Vikings and the British Isles as a whole before the Norman Conquest). I was born in the old Mercian kingdom at some point since 1066. Raised in the shadow of a strange little building, told from a very young age that it housed the bones of long-dead Kings of Mercia and that our garden was littered with old pieces of pottery from a long-ago battle, it’s little wonder that my curiosity in Early England ran riot. I can only blame my parents!
I write A LOT. You’ve been warned!
Not sure where to start your journey through Early England? Here are some pointers.
If you like action-adventure, with a heavy dose of violence, foul language and good old camaraderie – The Ninth Century series is for you, starting with The Last King, or The Seventh Century, starting with Pagan Warrior, has a little more politics to go with the set-piece battles.
If you like stories about the forgotten women of history, then the Tenth Century series, starting with The Lady of Mercia’s Daughter, is a good place to begin. Or, The First Queen of England, with a little more romance.
If you’re interested in the last century of Early England (before 1066) then The Earls of Mercia series is for you.
If you want to read it all, then you can read in chronological order, or mix it up. The series weren’t written in chronological order.
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Blog Tour Schedule
Monday, January 11
Review at Hoover Book Reviews
Tuesday, January 12
Feature at Bibliostatic
Guest Post at Novels Alive
Wednesday, January 13
Review at Rajiv’s Reviews
Excerpt at Historical Fiction with Spirit
Thursday, January 14
Feature at Bookworlder
Review at Books, Cooks, Looks
Friday, January 15
Feature at Pursuing Stacie
Saturday, January 16
Excerpt at Passages to the Past
Monday, January 18
Interview at Books & Benches
Tuesday, January 19
Feature at Impressions In Ink
Excerpt at Madwoman in the Attic
Wednesday, January 20
Review at Gwendalyn’s Books
Thursday, January 21
Review at Books and Zebras
Excerpt at Chicks, Rogues and Scandals
Friday, January 22
Excerpt at Coffee and Ink
Excerpt at A Darn Good Read
Interview at Jathan & Heather
Enter to win a copy of The Last King by M.J. Porter! Two paperbacks are up for grabs!
The giveaway is open to the US only and ends on January 22nd. You must be 18 or older to enter.