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New Viking Series, 'Vikings: The Truth About Lagertha and Ragnar,' Endevours to Uncover the Facts

Rachel Tsoumbakos announces release of new Viking book series.

Vikings: The Truth About Lagertha and Ragnar will be Book One in the Viking Secrets series.

Vikings: The Truth About Lagertha and Ragnar is a fiction and nonfiction fusion that aims to delve into the secret lives of the famous Vikings, Lagertha and Ragnar. Vikings: The Truth About Lagertha and Ragnar will aim to discover to true story between these Vikings as told in the historical Viking Sagas. Using a fictional retelling of their saga as told in the Danish tome, The History Of The Danes, their 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 Viking couple as well as make a comparison between the real story and the currently held misconceptions about them. This book is slated for worldwide release on October 15 and is the first book in the ongoing series, Viking Secrets.

"In this series, I aim to bring to bring to life the amazing stories of the Viking Age," says author, Rachel Tsoumbakos. "At the moment, with shows like Vikings and Game Of Thrones being so popular, people are interested in learning where these stories originated from. The Viking Secrets series aims to make this part of history easily accessible to everyone interested in the Viking sagas."


"Lagertha was known to be one of the wives of the famous Viking, Ragnar Lodbrok. But did you know they first met each other at a brothel? And just how long did their marriage last? Was Lagertha really the revered shield maiden we see her as today? Vikings: The Truth About Lagertha and Ragnar aims to unravel all these secrets.

"Vikings: The Truth About Lagertha and Ragnar is so much more than a history book though.

"In Part One their story is brought to life with a historically accurate retelling. Part Two then explores the historical facts surrounding this story.

"Vikings: The Truth About Lagertha and Ragnar aims to discover just how much of what we know of the shield maiden, Lagertha, and the famous Ragnar Lodbrok in popular culture today are actually true.

Viking Secrets series explores the historical fact from present day fiction in regards to The Vikings and other key historical figures that existed in the Viking era."

Prior to release, pre-order sales of Vikings: The Truth About Lagertha and Ragnar has consistently hit number #1 in the Scandinavian History new release category on Amazon.

Currently, the Kindle edition of Vikings: The Truth About Lagertha and Ragnar is available for pre-order on Amazon at the special price of 99 cents. After October 15, this price will return to the recommended retail price of $3.99. The recommended retail price for the print edition is $15.99. 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:

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