Former soldier Erik Harrison is a dead man walking. The sole survivor of an ambush, the guilt of losing his friends is crushing. He questions his own sanity, remembering the vision he saw as he was dying –– a battle angel come to collect his friends' souls.
Valkyrie Brenna Lund doesn't know why she failed in her duty to reap Erik's soul on the battlefield. He deserves his place with the other mighty warriors in Valhalla, and if she wants to return home, she has to kill him.
There are consequences for betraying the gods. But the closer Brenna and Erik become, the more they both want to risk everything for a future together. If only an immortal hunter weren’t sent to kill them both.
Her Alpha Viking by Sheryl Nantus
Series The Odin’s Bastards Series
Genre Adult Paranormal Romance
Publisher Entangled Amara
Publication Date August 27, 2018
As Erik and Brenna become closer, the more they realize they want to risk everything for a future together.
This mythological based story is fascinating and romantic with strong, compelling characters that easily draw readers in and refuse to let go. The romance of this story has quite a few obstacles in the way of the happily ever after, one of which is the fact that Brenna was sent to kill Erik in order to correct her mistake. This causes quite a bit of emotional confusion as they struggle to stay alive and fight their very magnetic attraction to each other and readers can’t help but become ensnared by their journey to their future. The romance is also on the sweet side as it is a first love for Victoria and because of what she is, she doesn’t have much understanding of what is happening between her and Erik which makes readers smile and even gives them a few chuckles.
The plot is steady paced and flows smoothly from beginning to end, although the battles do seem to move at a faster pace because they are so thrilling and really get readers’ adrenaline pumping. There is never a dull moment to be found as the intriguing story is full of intrigue and exciting twists and turns that keeps readers guessing during this well developed and mesmerizing world.
This captivating new world has a unique take on Norse Mythology, is full of Valkyries and soldiers, and captivating characters that ensure readers will come back for more.
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Freyja spied into your heart and knew you wouldn't be able to do it. She knew even before you did.
It should have been easy to take a tired, weary warrior. Even one like Erik.
The question now was why? This was the second time failing in her duty and she was no closer to finding out why.
She rubbed her face with her palm.
Brenna got to her feet and walked toward the bathroom. Maybe there was some sort of clue about him, something she could pick up. Her only memory of him before tonight had been almost a year ago and under very different circumstances.
The door was ajar, the water running. She edged close enough to look in.
The breath caught in her throat as she gazed at Erik Harrison, his bare torso gleaming with sweat in the dim light. The shredded remains of his shirt lay on the floor along with his jeans and shoes, kicked to the side in a jumbled heap. He wore only a pair of tight boxer briefs riding low on his hips.
It wasn't like she didn't know what a naked man looked like. Berserkers donned a scrap of bear fur as armor as they charged into battle, racing to a glorious death. Armored knights rode, encased in metal charging onto the battlefield. Soldiers from all times and places sat together in the Halls, fought every day and celebrated all night. She'd seen them all.
Including Erik, in the cage only a few hours ago, facing his opponent and going down to defeat wearing much the same as he had on now.
But this... this was different.
He wasn't perfect, far from it. Erik's chest was dotted with white puckered scars, some the size of nickels and others as short slashes. As he turned she saw his back and other, older marks showing previous battles. Yet it didn't seem to detract from the power coming off him in waves, the silent strength evident with every move, every shift of his body. The muscles were tight and well-defined, not an inch of fat on his frame.
He winced as he pressed a damp cloth to the mottled bruises over his left rib cage. Matty had focused in on that during the fight and it showed. The swollen cut over his eye had stopped bleeding and was already going down but it still warranted a cleaning and a fresh bandage.
She couldn't take her eyes off him. The toned muscles seemed to be calling to her urging her to soothe his distress with her touch, offer to take the pain away somehow. Images flashed through her mind of the couples she'd seen in the shadows of the Great Halls, lovers stealing away for some private time before the never-ending battles started at dawn.
Brenna clenched her fingers, digging her nails into the skin to stay still. A flash of heat between her legs shocked her and she pressed her knees together, cursing in silence.
What is this madness?
To celebrate the release of HER ALPHA VIKING by Sheryl Nantus, we're giving away for a $25 Amazon gift card!
GIVEAWAY TERMS & CONDITIONS: Open internationally. One winner will be chosen to receive a $25 Amazon gift card. This giveaway is administered by Pure Textuality PR on behalf of Entangled Publishing. Giveaway ends 9/9/2018 @ 11:59pm EST. Entangled Publishing will send one winning prize, Pure Textuality PR will deliver the other. Limit one entry per reader and mailing address. Duplicates will be deleted.
SHERYL NANTUS is an award-winning romance writer published by Entangled, St. Martin's Press/Swerve, and Harlequin's Carina Press.
When she's not writing about hunky heroes, she is sipping tea, playing board games and writing haiku.
A total fangirl at heart, she met her husband through an online fanfiction community and currently lives in Pennsylvania.
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Lawson and Liv have experienced their fair share of hurdles. He's a shifter, she's human. He was held captive for three years by her former boss. Her best friend can't stand him. They faced every storm and came out stronger and more committed than ever. Happily ever after? Not quite.
When Lawson's brother turns Ravin, he and Liv leave Safe Haven in search of him. Liv is convinced she can reverse the horrific side effects of the disease if they can find and capture him. Luckily, they find his brother and take him to Liv's lab for treatment, but when they return home, Lawson is thrown into a death match when a disgruntled pack member challenges his role as leader.
Can Lawson defeat his enemy and follow in his father's footsteps as a revered Alpha, or will his dreams of sharing his life force with Liv die during the blood shed under a full moon?
Lawson and Liv return in another fascinating story that continues the intriguing Hollow Rock Shifters world. These strong, captivating characters still have tons of sizzling chemistry and red hot passion that fuels their romance. In Alpha, Lawson and Liv are struggling with Ryan’s imminent turn into a Ravin while Liv is still struggling to find a cure and they are also facing disgruntled pack members who are challenging for the Alpha role.
The fast paced and smooth flowing plot keeps readers on the edge of their seat with all of the exciting events that take place and the intrigue of betrayals, but most of all this story packs quite a punch on the emotional side of this story as all the characters face such troubling times. It seems as the couple’s relationship progresses toward the sharing of Lawson’s life force with Liv, the danger to the pack and especially to Liv increases. And someone is trying to keep the labs that experiment on shifters going which means that there are more shifters missing which causes some friction between Liv and her best friend as Lawson demands that some action be taken.
The authors do a great job of making the world come to life and makes the characters very easy to connect to, so that readers want to come back for more. There was never a dull moment to be found in this story and I certainly can’t wait to read the next book to find out what happens next in the Hollow Rock Shifters series.
the 3rd book in the Hollow Rock Shifters series
2 Safe Haven
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Neither Brenda nor Tami grew up writing stories or dreaming of one day being authors but that changed when they shared a joint dream of creating a world to bring to life the stories of a group of dangerously handsome supernaturals.
Brenda is a Southern California girl who grew up in a chaotic house with ten siblings. Brenda survived the brutal murder of her first husband, John DeCaprio, at the hands of the children he was counseling to go on and help children in similar situations. Brenda remarried years later and now lives with her husband and their three fun-loving, energetic children. She loves running, reading, cooking, and Monster Energy drinks. And, Tami's margaritas!
Tami is a southern girl, born and raised in Georgia. She is married and has two boys, so needless to say, she is surrounded by testosterone. We are trying to bottle Tami's strength and positive outlook on life. It has helped her beat breast cancer and she is a proud three-year survivor. She loves reading paranormal romances, running at the lake near her home, watching college football (Go Dawgs!!!), and is always in search of the next best margarita.
Their life journeys led them both to Texas and one another. They fast became best friends and can always be found together. Whether it's lounging by the pool or writing steamy love scenes, they are frequently seen laughing and smiling!
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After being trapped in a nether-realm, Eoghan is drawn to music he can hear that allows him to break through a portal and get back to Ireland. The vision he first sees is a lovely half-fae that played the music that set him free. Thea doesn’t know why she was always drawn to the stones, but she had been. She found herself often there, losing herself to her music. What she didn’t expect was a mysterious man to come through the stones one night.
This was a pretty good story. A couple of twists I definitely didn’t seem coming. I was happy to get Eoghan’s story and see him back in action. While I would love to see the ultimate battle with Lady Death, the introduction of other new characters has me thinking we probably have a few more books until that happens. I highly recommend.
**I voluntarily read and reviewed this book
Another book with ridiculous characters. I've come to the conclusion I like my shifters to be ridiculous. Those who are all grim and borderline psychopathic just don't do much for me.
So our H goes for a haircut, only his usual barber is on the other side of the country, and his granddaughter manages to goad the H into letting her give him a trim. His baiting her leads to a slip of the scissors, which leads to her running off, which leads to his plotting revenge, which leads to his showing up the next day to get her to fix it, which leads to...at some point...his realizing she's his mate.
The flaw in the whole thing is that her ex is also (unbeknownst to her) a shifter, and a slightly deranged one at that. Of course, his persistence leads to his demise, and she finally accepts that this rabbit hole appears to be real.