Tim Severin
Tim Severin is a British author of historical fiction novels and non-fiction books. He writes three fiction series – Viking, Pirate and Saxon. He is well-known for retracing the journeys of various historical figures. Severin was born in Assam, India, but attended Tonbridge School in Kent, England. He went on to study geography and history at Keble College, Oxford.

Tim Severin became a published author in 1964 with the non-fiction book Tracking Marco Polo. His first novel, Odinn’s Child, was published in 2004. Below is a list of Tim Severin’s books in order of when they were originally released:

Publication Order of Viking Books


Odinn's Child(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sworn Brother(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
King's Man(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Pirate Books


Corsair(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Buccaneer(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sea Robber(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Privateer(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Saxon Books


The Book of Dreams(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Emperor's Elephant(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Pope's Assassin(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books


Tracking Marco Polo(1964) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Brendan Voyage(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sindbad Voyage(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Jason Voyage: The Quest for the Golden Fleece(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Ulysses Voyage(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Crusader(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
In Search of Genghis Khan(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The China Voyage(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Spice Islands Voyage(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
In Search of Moby Dick(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
In Search of Robinson Crusoe(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Crusader: The Search for Jerusalem(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Omnibus Books


Corsair / Buccaneer(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Note: In Search of Robinson Crusoe was alternately titled Seeking Robinson Crusoe.

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Tim Severin Synopsis: Odinn’s Child by Tim Severin is the first book in his Viking series. In the year 1001, Thorgils Leiffson – son of Leif the Lucky and Thorgunna – arrives on the shores of Brattahlid, Greenland. The toddler is to be brought up in the foster care of a young woman – Gudrid. Thorgils is a rootless character of quicksilver intelligence and adaptability. He has inherited his mother’s ability of second sight and his destiny lies beyond the imagination of those around him. Virtually orphaned, he is raised by various mentors, who teach him the ancient ways and warn him of the invasion of the ‘White Christ’ into the land of the ‘Old Gods’. Thorgils is guided by a restless quest for adventure and the wanderlust of his favoured god, Odinn. His fortunes take him into many dangerous situations as well as to the brink of death by execution, in battle, disease and shipwreck…


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