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Son of Mercia is going on tour with Rachel's Random Resources, if you wish to participate please contact me on with your name, blog name, preferred post type and availability. 

Son of Mercia by MJ Porter

Genre: Historical Fiction

Tour Dates: 16th - 22nd February 2022

Publication Date: 16th February 2022

Publisher: Boldwood Books

Formats available: Netgalley Widget

Standalone First Book in The Eagle of Mercia Chronicles series

Types of post available: Reviews only

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Tamworth, Mercia AD825.

The once-mighty kingdom of Mercia is in perilous danger.

Their King, Beornwulf lies dead and years of bitter in-fighting between the nobles, and cross border wars have left Mercia exposed to her enemies.

King Ecgberht of Wessex senses now is the time for his warriors to strike and exact his long-awaited bloody revenge on Mercia.

King Wiglaf, has claimed his right to rule Mercia, but can he unite a disparate Kingdom against the might of Wessex who are braying for blood and land?

Can King Wiglaf keep the dragons at bay or is Mercia doomed to disappear beneath the wings of the Wessex wyvern?

Can anyone save Mercia from destruction?

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About M J Porter

MJ Porter is the author of many historical novels set predominantly in Seventh to Eleventh-Century England, and in Viking Age Denmark. Raised in the shadow of a building that was believed to house the bones of long-dead Kings of Mercia, meant that the author's writing destiny was set.

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Blog Tour Schedule

Maximum 3 stops per day.  Confirmed blogs will appear here. 

16th February

  1. David's Book Blurg

  2. Niki Preston

  3. Chicks, Rogues and Scandals

17th February

  1. A Little Nerd Told Me

  2. Melisende's Library

  3. Bookish Jottings

18th February

  1. sharon beyond the books

  2. Ruins & Reading

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