The Unbroken Line of the Moon (The Valhalla Series)
In this savage saga of love, war, lust, and magic set in the tenth century, young Sigrid is destined to be the mother of the king of the Nordic lands that would become Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and England.A devout believer in the old Nordic gods, Sigrid is visited regularly in her dreams by the... show more
In this savage saga of love, war, lust, and magic set in the tenth century, young Sigrid is destined to be the mother of the king of the Nordic lands that would become Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and England.A devout believer in the old Nordic gods, Sigrid is visited regularly in her dreams by the goddess Freya, who whispers to her of the future. Though Sigrid is beautiful, rich, arrogant, and matchlessly clever, her uncanny ability to foresee the future and manipulate the present guides her through dangerous politics as a bloody war between Vikings and Christians rages on.Sigrid’s father wants her to marry Erik, a local king, to secure the peace between the Goths and the Swedes. Thinking she is doing Freya’s will, she accepts the marriage offer, only to find that her destiny lies not with Erik but with Sweyn, a warrior who dreams of dethroning Harald Bluetooth, the legendary ruler of Denmark. Will Sigrid sacrifice her will for the greatest Viking kingdom of all time, or will she follow her heart at the risk of losing everything?
Publish date: 2016-10-01
Pages no: 464
Edition language: English
There was a lot to love here, but also some places that require trigger warnings. Those would be for rape, gang rape, sex, and violence. The violence probably seems obvious because Vikings, the rape and gang rape weren't entirely expected for me. Despite the stories about the women enjoying a higher...
This was an amazing novel. Professionally published, so I am not going to comment on the formatting other than to say it was done well. It was translated, but again, a professional job. Looking forward to the next in the series. Was nervous to start this, but the author stayed true to the Gods.
Title: The Unbroken Line of the MoonAuthor: Johanne HildebrandtPublisher: AmazonCrossingSeries: The Valhalla Book 4Reviewed By: Arlena DeanRating: FiveReview: "The Unbroken Line of the Moon" by Johanne Hildebrandt My Thoughts..... This was a different kind of genre for me being a historical [Norse] ...