C.J. Adrien is creating historical novels, history articles, and history books.
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C.J. Adrien is a bestselling author of Viking historical fiction novels with a passion for Viking history. His Kindred of the Sea series was inspired by research conducted in preparation for a doctoral program in early medieval history as well as his admiration for historical fiction writers such as Bernard Cornwell and Ken Follett. He is also a published historian on the subject of Vikings, with articles featured in historical journals such as L’Association des Amis de Noirmoutier, in France. His novels and expertise have earned him invitations to speak at several international events, including the International Medieval Congress at the University of Leeds, the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI), conferences on Viking history in France, among others. C.J. Adrien earned a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Oregon, a Master’s degree from Oregon State University, and is currently searching for the right university to complete his doctoral thesis.
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$5 or more per month
  • Access to my patron-only updates
  • Early access to my new blogs (published on Patreon first) about my research and Viking news
  • First look at my new, not-yet published novels and short stories (i.e. pre-release excerpts)
Big Longship
$15 or more per month
  • All of the above
  • A copy of my first novel in paperback, shipped to you
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My first goal is to get my next book, tentatively titled Ironside and the Wolf, professionally edited and pushed for publication. It's a first-in-series that will follow the life of the Viking Hasting in the Bay of Bourgneuf, in France.
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C.J. Adrien is a bestselling author of Viking historical fiction novels with a passion for Viking history. His Kindred of the Sea series was inspired by research conducted in preparation for a doctoral program in early medieval history as well as his admiration for historical fiction writers such as Bernard Cornwell and Ken Follett. He is also a published historian on the subject of Vikings, with articles featured in historical journals such as L’Association des Amis de Noirmoutier, in France. His novels and expertise have earned him invitations to speak at several international events, including the International Medieval Congress at the University of Leeds, the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI), conferences on Viking history in France, among others. C.J. Adrien earned a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Oregon, a Master’s degree from Oregon State University, and is currently searching for the right university to complete his doctoral thesis.

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Tiers
Longship
$5 or more per month
  • Access to my patron-only updates
  • Early access to my new blogs (published on Patreon first) about my research and Viking news
  • First look at my new, not-yet published novels and short stories (i.e. pre-release excerpts)
Big Longship
$15 or more per month
  • All of the above
  • A copy of my first novel in paperback, shipped to you