The Chicago Sun-Times has author J. A. Hunsinger and his Axe of Iron series of medieval historical fiction books featured in their Entertainment section, both online and in the print edition of the newspaper.
Welcome to my blog. The purpose is to share my interest and knowledge about the medieval Vikings of Greenland and their settlement attempts in North America, in a fictional sense through my novels, and with the current thinking from archaeology thrown in when I find an interesting article on the subject.
Posts are made weekly, or when there is something about ongoing medieval Viking archaeology to report.
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J. A. Hunsinger lives in Colorado, USA, with his wife Phyllis. He spends his time writing and promoting his series of books. Vinland Publishing published the first novel of his character-driven, historical fiction Axe of Iron series, The Settlers, on August 1, 2008. The second book of the series, Confrontation, was released in March 2010. He released the 2nd Edition of both novels January 28, 2013. Assimilation, third in the series will be released in 2014. The other three books of the series will follow annually.
Although he has long been a writer, much of his adult life has been associated with commercial aviation, both in and out of the cockpit. As an Engineering Technical Writer for Honeywell Commercial Flight Systems Group, Phoenix, AZ, he authored two comprehensive pilots' manuals on aircraft computer guidance systems and several supplemental aircraft radar manuals. His manuals have been published and distributed worldwide to airline operators by Honeywell Engineering, Phoenix, AZ. His first published work for the general public, Flight Into Danger, appeared in Flying Magazine, (August 2002). Many other articles have been published since.