JASON BORN is a popular action/adventure, historical novelist. His series include: Lions & DevilsThe Norseman Chronicles, and The Wald Chronicles. His novels are chock full of adventure, gritty realism, heroes, villains, and fun.   Read More >

HELL SHALL STIR, the sweeping FIRST installment of Lions & Devils, is available on AMAZON.


My first real television commercial for The Norseman Chronicles.  It was run during the History Channel's wildly popular Vikings drama in 2014.


PRAISE FOR THE NORSEMAN CHRONICLES from the Historical Novel Review

Wry humor... Born introduces a large cast of characters and brings them all vividly to life; the book reads like a shot. It is whole-heartedly recommended. (the full review)

Born delivers a tale of beautifully described near constant gore and violence... wry humor that had me laughing at the oddest moments... Enthusiastically recommended. (the full review)

PRAISE FOR THE WALD CHRONICLES from The Historical Novel Review

Hugely entertaining... well-drawn characters... thrilling set-piece of action writing. The entire series has been excellent... (the full review)

His talent for scene-setting is stronger than ever... Fans of Roman historical fiction should not miss it.
(the full review)

Best portrayal of Drusus since Robert Graves' I, Claudius...  Action sequences are well done...

(the full review)

PRAISE FOR THE WALD on Amazon.com:

Couldn't put it down.  Joan Morris, 12/14/13

Great historical value and fantastic story line. Highly recommend.
  William Jenkins, Jr. 9/20/13

I loved Born's Viking books. This is even better
.  Robert Paterson 8/13/13

I love the style, the action, the history, the well developed characters.  Torsten 5/31/13


One hell of a good time.  David Tarantino 4/16/2013

A Great Yarn: This three book series does an excellent job of laying out the movement of people from Norway to Greenland to North America. The hero is infectious
  CJ 1/16/2013

Kick arse historical epic.  Easily sits alongside Bernard Cornwell or Conn Iggulden.
  JD 10/30/2012

Thoroughly recommend this book to all readers now, before the rest of the world realises and he starts selling his books for more.  Roger Somerville 10/26/2012

Incredibly compelling.  celtictothebone 10/6/2012

Born really brings these Norse characters to life, he understands their humor as shaped by their world culture.  William Caton 10/2/2012

Simply put, this is a fine example of historical fiction.  azog 8/5/2012


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