The Age of Æthelflæd: Anglo-Saxon Warrior Queen, Cover Crush: To Be A Queen

This week's entry concludes our series, "The Age of Æthelflæd: Anglo-Saxon Warrior Queen," with a cover crush of this multiple award-winning novel's front image. It has been my pleasure and privilege both to work with author Annie Whitehead and also write on—and therefore learn more about—the amazing and inspiring woman that was Æthelflæd, Lady of the …

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The Age of Æthelflæd: Anglo-Saxon Warrior Queen, Excerpt: To Be A Queen

Excerpt from To Be A Queen Outside the walls of occupied Derby, AD917 Æthelflæd’s forces are determined to take back control of a strategic Mercian town She slept, but only in short bursts. She would turn, and wake, remember that Wulfnoth stood guard outside her tent and lie down on her right side to drift …

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The Age of Æthelflæd: Anglo-Saxon Warrior Queen, Guest Post: Invitation to the Past

Today Annie Whitehead, award-winning author of To Be A Queen and Alvar the Kingmaker, takes up the reins with a lovely guest post, giving us a bit of background as to how she came to the world of the Mercians .... ********* In the last piece, I was ‘chatting’ to Lord Ethelred of Mercia, and …

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The Age of Æthelflæd: Anglo-Saxon Warrior Queen, Interview with Author Annie Whitehead and Æthelred, Lord of the Mercians

I am so very excited to announce: Since last week's installment of "The Age of Æthelflæd: Anglo-Saxon Warrior Queen," it has been announced that Annie Whitehead's second novel, Alvar the Kingmaker, has been awarded the B.R.A.G. Medallion. Another well-deserved honor for this fantastic author! (And I get to add it to her bio below!) Congratulations, Annie Whitehead!!! …

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The Age of Æthelflæd: Anglo-Saxon Warrior Queen, Book Review: To Be A Queen

To Be A Queen: The Lady of the Mercians by Annie Whitehead Historical Novel Society Editors' Choice Award Spring Quarter 2015 Long listed for Historical Novel Society Indie Book of the Year 2016 and A B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree Daughter of Alfred the Great. Sister to Edward the Elder. Joined in marriage with Æthelred, Lord of the …

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