Friday Feature: Violetta Rand

  Desire’s Fury by Violetta Rand Torn between blood feud and desire… After his younger brother returns from Northumbria with a Saxon bride, Roald Blood Axe refuses to welcome her into the family. His brother has married an enemy, which goes against everything Roald believes in. But when his sister-in-law collapses from a mysterious illness, Roald does what any man of honor should, he searches for the most gifted healer. Torn...

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Tuesday Teaser: “Try me”

    “I know why I like working alone,” he said. Her wide mouth stretched in a flat smile. “But today you’re looking for the treasure with me.” He almost laughed at having his own words tossed back at him, except his eyes itched and his body ached. Lack of sleep weakened him. His hand gripped and re-gripped his shield’s leather strap. It was all he could do to stop himself from dragging Sestra off to a soft grassy place, laying...

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Friday Feature: Emma Prince

  She is his hostage… As the daughter of a proud Pict chieftain, Elisead’s duty is to make a marriage alliance for the betterment of her people. Yet the forest spirits whisper to her, calling her into the woods to carve in stone the long forgotten markings of the old ways. But when she witnesses a terrifying band of Northmen land on the shores of her village, she senses that her fate lies with the golden leader who entrances her with...

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Tuesday Teaser: “You ask a lot of questions.”

  His fingers slackened on the buckle. “You don’t want your freedom?” “I do, but you’ve pushed for it more than I have. It makes me wonder.” She eyed the dead Viking, his body pummeled by the waterfall. “Actually, I’ve a good many questions this morning.” “Such as.” Sestra’s shaky hand swiped wet curls from her face. “What did you say to me last night…those foreign words when you were inside me?” Her arms...

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Tuesday Teaser: Who bought her?

  Who bought her? An ugly shiver scraped her spine. One of the men here could take her tonight. Sestra dunked a pitcher in fresh ale, the grainy sweet aroma reaching her nose. A red-bearded stranger from Aland ogled her, his lustful glint cutting through smoky air. He’d pawed her bottom when she’d poured his drink moments ago. She couldn’t shake the begrimed feel his vile words left…his plans for later. Her mouth firmed. She was...

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