Melbourne, Australia, May 18, 2018 --(PR.com
)-- Rachel Tsoumbakos announces release of new book in her Viking Secrets series.
"Vikings: The Trouble with Ubbe's Mother" will be Book Four in the Viking Secrets series.
"Vikings: The Trouble with Ubbe's Mother" is a fiction and nonfiction fusion that aims to delve into the secret life of Ubbe's mother, who was one of the lovers of the famous Viking, Ragnar Lodbrok. "Vikings: The Trouble with Ubbe's Mother" will aim to discover to true story as told in the historical Viking Sagas. Using a fictional retelling, the story will be captured in a way to bring new life into this old saga. Following the fiction section, Part Two of the book will explain the historical aspects of this story.
This book is slated for worldwide release on May 30 and continues on in the Viking Secrets series.
“In this series, I aim to explore and capture the amazing stories of the Viking Age,” says author, Rachel Tsoumbakos. “In this latest book, I aim to bring to a larger audience the story of Ragnar Lodbrok and the mother of his son, Ubbe. Previously, this story has been overlooked in favour of his wives, Lagertha and Aslaug”
“Can a peasant really catch a king?
"Will a king stoop below his social standing for the woman he loves?
"Can a son learn to love his father in spite of his faults?
"Fans of the Viking sagas involving Ragnar Lodbrok will be familiar with his many wives, but what about the woman who bore his son, Ubbe?
"Raised in the middle class of Viking society, Ragnar should never have been attracted to someone of such standing. However, against the odds, the pair find a way to be together.
"'Vikings: The Trouble with Ubbe's Mother' will unravel all these secrets and reveal a story that is more interesting than anything you knew about them previously.
"Part One brings the whole story to life with a historically accurate novel. Part Two then examines the historical facts behind this Viking story.
"The 'Viking Secrets' series explores the historical fact from present day fiction in regards to the Vikings and the extraordinary women who existed in the Viking era.
"Please Note: Each of the books in this series can be read as standalone books due to the nature of the sagas involved. Therefore, the book numbering indicates the order in which the stories were published and not the order in which they are required to be read.”
Prior to release, pre-order sales of "Vikings: The Trouble with Ubbe's Mother" has consistently hit number #1 in the Norse and Icelandic new release category on Amazon.
Currently, the Kindle edition of "Vikings: The Trouble with Ubbe's Mother" is available for pre-order on Amazon for only $2.99. The recommended retail price for the print edition is $17.99. Leading up to the release of this book, Rachel will also be offering a giveaway as well as a special event on Facebook.
About Rachel Tsoumbakos: Rachel Tsoumbakos is a novelist who also writes for The Inquisitr. Her passion for history has always been at the forefront and she has used her skills in researching for many of her novels. Rachel can be contacted for queries via email: firstname.lastname@example.org