Fate's Needle

      Jerry Autieri

Fate's Needle

(Ulfrik Ormsson's Saga)

"No land. No father. No brother. No son." When his father is murdered and his brother betrays him to steal his birthright as Jarl of Grenner, Ulfrik Ormsson finds himself adrift on a sea of vengeance and corruption. Aided only by a beautiful slave, a smiling warrior, and a group of blood-lusting berserkers, he must wrest back his homelands by force and face the most difficult decision of all to even the scales of justice and honor.

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    The Storm God's Gift (Ulfrik Ormsson's Saga Book 5)

      Jerry Autieri

The Storm God's Gift (Ulfrik Ormsson's Saga Book 5)

The Norse gods stare down upon their people, indifferent to suffering and loss. The three Norns weave the fate of men's lives at the foot of the World Tree, uncaring of what ill threads mar the pattern. When the gods grant a boon, a thorn is always contained therein. Jarl Ulfrik Ormsson is at the height of his power, dominating the Frankish countryside and earning glory and riches for all beneath his banner. Yet alliances within the kingdoms of Frankia are shifting and new threats loom. Agreeing to lend his military prowess to Norsemen in south, Ulfrik leads twenty picked men to the blackest thread ever woven in any man's fate. He travels south to find destiny and death. He travels to find the storm god's gift.
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    Descendants of the Wolf (Descendants Saga Book 1)

      Jerry Autieri

Descendants of the Wolf (Descendants Saga Book 1)

The long journey from Iceland cost Ulfrik Ormsson everything. His one solace is the promise of revenge and a chance to reclaim what had once been his.Yet Frankia has changed in his absence. The Northmen are in retreat and their leadership is fractured. Former allies have sold themselves to the Franks, and Ulfrik finds no safe place to rest his sword. A jarl no more and long believed dead, Ulfrik confronts a hostile land with no friends. The Franks conquered his former territories and scattered his people. His wife has remarried and his sons are grown. He cannot return to them in shame and poverty, but after a violent clash with bandits he desperately needs aid. He returns to Hrolf the Strider and discovers his former jarl has need of a man returned from the dead. With a promise of fabulous rewards, he dispatches Ulfrik to infiltrate an army of Northmen sell-swords. His life depends upon secrecy but soon old enemies are dogging his trail. Ulfrik is locked in a life-or-death struggle against foes old and new, and the future of Normandy depends on his success.
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    Sword Brothers

      Jerry Autieri

Sword Brothers

A Norse army surrounded in a last stand upon a lonely hill in the depth of night, doomed to annihilation. Ulfrik Ormsson is trapped with them, and only his desperate plan holds any chance for escape.

Horns blare, swords flash, and axes raise in a torrent of chaos and violence. Ally and enemy alike clash in the madness of battle.

Ulfrik and his sons carry the fury of the Norsemen to the encircling Franks. When the sun rises only one side will claim victory.

Witness the life of Ulfrik Ormsson. Stand with him at the birth of Normandy and beyond, and follow him into the shieldwall in this final volume of the series.

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    Islands in the Fog

      Jerry Autieri

Islands in the Fog

(Ulfrik Ormsson's Saga)

Defeated and homeless after the Battle of Hafrsfjord, the resourceful and courageous Jarl Ulfrik Ormsson has led his people out of Norway. Arriving at fog-shrouded islands of grasslands and sheep, he claims a new home. Conflict erupts with his neighbors, but Ulfrik's battle-hardened warriors stand their ground.

 

Years pass and Ulfrik's hall grows in power and renown. Warriors from distant lands pledge their swords to him. His glory surpasses anything seen on the forlorn islands known today as the Faeroes.

 

But success is like the scent of blood to a wolf.

 

Powerful neighbors grow jealous. Battle-lust begins to rise. Forbidden love becomes the pretext for war, and soon Ulfrik's warriors are fighting for their families and homes. Yet behind the simple aggression awaits a stunning surprise. Can Ulfrik lead his people through the horrors of invasion and conquest, or will his achievements be destroyed and forever lost to the fog of history?

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    Banners of the Northmen

      Jerry Autieri

Banners of the Northmen

 (Ulfrik Ormsson's Saga)

The promise of hidden treasure.

The pain of betrayal.

The glory of battle.

Viking lord Ulfrik Ormsson again hears the call of the gods when the ramblings of a captured slave coincide with a call to war in distant lands. He and his loyal warriors join a massive Viking fleet as it descends upon France, spreading slaughter and chaos along the Seine River. Ulfrik's fortunes are on the rise as his exploits earn him renown. The fleet closes on Paris, and Ulfrik anticipates capturing gold hidden beneath its churches.

But not all is what it seems.

Traitors plot to destroy him and seize the gold for themselves. The Viking assault founders on the walls of Paris. All the while Ulfrik's enemies gather strength, both within his ranks and back at home. Time grows shorter for Ulfrik as the Vikings settle into a prolonged siege. The shadows of his enemies fall across his fortunes and his family. Can he save both?

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    The Children of Urdis (Grimwold and Lethos Book 2)

      Jerry Autieri

The Children of Urdis (Grimwold and Lethos Book 2)

After the War of the Trolls, Valahur is again at peace. But peace is a rare commodity in the northern realms. Ancient enemies are gathering just out of reach. They sail for Valahur, bringing deadly warriors and deadlier magic. Lethos has a premonition of evil. At the shoreline his fears are confirmed. A ghostly ship, a white ark, glides across the horizon. Whatever crews the ship fills him with dread. The white ark sails to its destination with none to challenge it. In its wake, dark raiding ships follow. Lethos faces the raiders alone while Grimwold assembles his war band. The battle seems won, then Grimwold is struck down. And he does not rise again. The story of Lethos and Grimwold continues in this second book of the series. Their legend grows as they cross swords with sorcerous foes from the dawn of history.
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    Shield of Lies

      Jerry Autieri

Shield of Lies

(Ulfrik Ormsson's Saga Book 4)

Jarl Ulfrik Ormsson has battled a place into the history of France, holding a border fortress against the Franks. He enjoys wealth and power as a sworn man to Hrolf the Strider. Northmen gather to Ulfrik's banner, confident in his success.

In one stroke, his world is pitched into darkness.

Ulfrik's second son goes missing and is soon revealed in the grip of his enemies. Yet the conspiracy is deeper than he imagined, as plots within plots unfold. Treachery swirls over his hall like black clouds of a gathering storm.

Ulfrik must save his son before his family is destroyed. Will all he has won survive the plotting of his foes? Behind a shield of lies, Ulfrik makes war upon his enemies.

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    Return of the Ravens (Ulfrik Ormsson's Saga Book 6)

      Jerry Autieri

Return of the Ravens (Ulfrik Ormsson's Saga Book 6)

The long journey from Iceland cost Ulfrik Ormsson everything. His one solace is the promise of revenge and a chance to reclaim what had once been his.Yet Frankia has changed in his absence. The Northmen are in retreat and their leadership is fractured. Former allies have sold themselves to the Franks, and Ulfrik finds no safe place to rest his sword. A jarl no more and long believed dead, Ulfrik confronts a hostile land with no friends. The Franks conquered his former territories and scattered his people. His wife has remarried and his sons are grown. He cannot return to them in shame and poverty, but after a violent clash with bandits he desperately needs aid. He returns to Hrolf the Strider and discovers his former jarl has need of a man returned from the dead. With a promise of fabulous rewards, he dispatches Ulfrik to infiltrate an army of Northmen sell-swords. His life depends upon secrecy but soon old enemies are dogging his trail. Ulfrik is locked in a life-or-death struggle against foes old and new, and the future of Normandy depends on his success.
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