A Blog about Norse Fantasy, Viking Adventures, and More!


Friends, fellow writers, and miscellany:

J. Kathleen Cheney

Bernard Cornwell

Geraldine Harris Pinch

Rinda Elliott

Hearts of Space

William Ledbetter

Strange Horizons

Heroic Fantasy Quarterly

Seamus Bayne

Science Fiction Poetry Association

Philip Martin

Brian Murphy — The Silver Key

Black Gate

Swords & Sorcery

Tales From the Computerbank

Books, myth and saga:

The Prose Edda by Snorri Sturluson, translation by Jesse Byock

Gods and Myths of Northern Europe by H.R. Ellis Davidson

The Norse Myths by Kevin Crossley-Holland

The Sagas of Icelanders

The Saga of Grettir the Strong

Novels, adult:

The Last Kingdom by Bernard Cornwell

The Thrall’s Tale by Judith Lindbergh

Wolfskin by Juliet Marillier

Eaters of the Dead by Michael Crichton

The Whale Road by Robert Low

Ice Land by Betsy Tobin

Novels, young adult:

Runemarks by Joanne Harris

The Sea of Trolls by Nancy Farmer

Books, children:

The Race of the Birkebeiners by Lise Lunge-Larson & Mary Azarian

Books, nonfiction:

Vikings: The North Atlantic Saga by William W. Fitzhugh & Elizabeth I. Ward

Viking Weapons and Warfare by J. Kim Siddorn

The Vikings: Voyagers of Discovery and Plunder by Mark Harrison

Cultural Atlas of the Viking World

The Far Traveler: Voyages of a Viking Woman by Nancy Marie Brown


Beowulf and Grendel

The 13th Warrior


The American-Scandinavian Foundation

The Vikings

The Jomsvikings

The Viking Age Club and Society

Sons of Norway



Amon Amarth

Eivør Pálsdóttir



Ride of the Valkyrie (video complete with opera hotties!)

Jon Leifs: Edda, Part I — The Creation of the World