-- New York Times bestselling author Susan Wiggs New York Times and USA Today bestseller Sandra Hill brings her unique blend of passion, invention, and unparalleled wit to Avon Books--and in Viking in Love she delivers her most alpha of alpha heroes to date. Read more...
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--New York Times bestselling author Susan Wiggs New York Times and USA Today bestseller Sandra Hill brings her unique blend of passion, invention, and unparalleled wit to Avon Books--and in Viking in Love she delivers her most alpha of alpha heroes to date. Viking in Love is Hill at her hottest, wildest, funniest, best--a gem of historical romance that showcases the magnificent talents that have compelled Booklist to praise her "wickedly wonderful" stories to the skies, while prompting New York Times bestseller Christina Skye to rave about Hill's "wildly inventive and laugh-out-loud fabulous" novels.
Publishers Weekly® Reviews
- Reviewed in: Publishers Weekly, page 47.
- Review Date: 2009-12-21
- Reviewer: Staff
Tenth-century England is beginning to feel a little old in Hill's latest Viking adventure, her first for Avon. This is a straight historical romance, not the time-travel scenario familiar from The Very Virile Viking and others in the Time of Your Life series, and without the inherent absurdity of eras colliding, the humorous anachronisms come across as forced and creaky. Breanne and her four sisters, Viking princesses all, have killed one sister's abusive husband, who inconveniently had strong ties to the misogynistic King Edgar. Their very distant cousin-by-marriage, Caedmon, has a stout castle well away from the scene of the crime, but he'll only allow them to stay if Breanne promises him 10 nights in her company—no holds barred. It's a familiar formula of war between the sexes and desire ruling all, and only Hill's fans are likely to enjoy the ride. (Feb.)