Not only is The Winged Girl of Knossos a riveting adventure story and a moving tale of love and friendship; it is also filled with fascinating historical detail about this lost period of Greek history.
Readers that enjoy more traditional tales, such as Laura Ingalls Wilder’s “Little House Books”, and stories that embody magical realism, will certainly be swept up by this gently weaved saga steeped in folklore and the Icelandic frontier.
Told from the perspective of the dead Viking Devil Alfarin, this latest offering in the series mixes Viking history and culture with a literary and mythological history of Hell, all rolled up in a gripping adventure story.
The Olympians is a series based on Greek mythology that is captivating, and, more importantly for mythology fans, historically accurate. O’Connor tackles each god in succession in his series, which starts with, of course, Zeus, Athena, Hera, Hades and Poseidon. The newest addition to O’Connor’s