About Steve

"I won't break the bones of history to form the flesh of fiction..."

Steve Bivans is a life-long student of history and an expert in Viking Military History. He holds a master’s degree in medieval history from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, and was a Ph.D. candidate with a focus on the Vikings in France.

He is the author of three best selling books: The End of Fear Itself; Be a Hobbit, Save the Earth: Vikings, War, and the Fall of the Carolingians; and the historical fiction novel series Anno Draconis, about the Vikings in France.

He lives in Greenville, North Carolina with his two Viking-Pirate Kitties: Punkin n Squish.