Seward, Desmond

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The Greatest Viking: The Life of Olav Haraldsson

While some of Seward’s conjectures may leave readers unsatisfied, this is, nevertheless, a riveting, and detailed account of the life and times of an enigmatic ruler.

The Demon's Brood: A History of the Plantagenet Dynasty

As in his previous works, Seward has a tendency to present his viewpoint on historical figures (or the viewpoint of his particular sources) as irrevocable fact. However, the breadth of history covered and the author's succinct style will likely make this a satisfactory choice for casual readers seeking a full but accessible history of this dynasty.

The Last White Rose

Readers might find this work helpful in gaining better understanding of the tangled threads of the various Yorkist movements, but the text's overall weaknesses make this a very qualified recommendation.

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