Desire’s Fury by Violetta Rand
Genre: Historical Romance (Viking)
Series: Viking’s Fury #2
Source: Received for an honest review from the author. However, all opinions and thoughts are my own.
- Print Length: 130 pages
- Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
- Publisher: Dragonblade Publishing; 1 edition (July 19, 2016)
- Publication Date: July 19, 2016
- Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
- Language: English
- ASIN: B01GGYL2CI
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Torn between bloodfeud 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 between mistrust and temptation…
As the last healer in her Sami line, Eva is expected to assume the role as noaidi after her mother dies. Until then, she lives in the shadows—gathering herbs and practicing her art on injured animals. One night while she’s camping in the foothills, she encounters an enemy warrior who stirs more than her doubt.
She accompanies Roald to his home where she promises to heal his sister-in-law.
Faced with rejection and violence, Eva braves the tumultuous world of the lowlanders to stay true to her oath as a healer.
Spending time with Eva makes Roald realize he craves more than bedsport—he wants love and everything it offers.
Together, Roald and Eva make an indomitable pair. But when Eva’s brothers and Roald’s greatest enemy join forces to destroy Roald’s home, will love keep them together or will outside interference separate them forever?
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Desire’s Fury by Violetta Rand is #2 is her thrilling “Viking’s Fury” trilogy set against a Viking backdrop in Ancient World Norway. A Viking Romance! Can be read as a stand alone. However, I suggest reading Book 1 “Love’s Fury”, (Konal the Red and Silvia’s story), as well.
Roald Blood Axe, is a fierce warrior, the eldest son, and will be the new Laird upon his father’s death. Roald’s youngest brother, comes home with his Saxon wife, to learn is father has died and Roald still holds animosity toward him, which is made worse by him bringing home a Saxon bride, Silvia. The reader meets Konal and Silvia in Book 1 “Love’s Fury”.
Eva is the last healer in her Sami line, and expected to assume the role of noaidi, upon her mother’s death. However, it’s not a role she truly wishes. She’s always lived in the shadows where she gathers her herbs and heals animals by practicing her art on them.
Roald finds Eva in the forest, learns she’s a healer, which he desperately needs to save his new sister-in-law’s life, who has fallen ill. He forces Eva to his will, by taking her to his village to heal Silvia. Of course, his people looks upon the Sami people and Eva as the enemy. They spit upon her and worse, until Raold places her under his protection.
Sparks fly between them, love blossoms, then a threat threatens to rip them apart, no matter the cost.
Roald and Eva form an indomitable pair. Eva’s brother and Roald’s worst enemy join forces to destroy Roald and everything he holds dear, including his village, his people, their cattle and his new found love.
Fast paced with engaging, fierce characters, and an intriguing, mesmerizing storyline. A captivating story from beginning to the last page and beyond. Ms. Rand has written another intense, passionate, enticing, and captivating tale of Viking Romance. Filled with fiercely protective characters, jealously, envy, raw emotions, angst, secrets and the power of true love against all odds.
I adored “Love’s Fury”, Konal and Silvia’s story was amazing, however, Roald and Eva’s story is simply delicious and captivating. Ms. Rand is an amazing, mesmerizing storyteller who will capture the reader’s heart, with her Viking Romance, her exceptional characters and her captivating storyline. She’s a powerful Viking Romance author and one I always look forward to finding her next excellent adventure.
“Desire’s Fury” is a captivating, mesmerizing and complex Viking Romance. Fans of Viking Romance, conflict, intense romance, fierce warriors and feisty, strong heroines, will absolutely love “Desire’s Fury”. Highly recommended! An absolutely thrilling Viking Romance! Pick up your copy to read for yourself this captivating story!
Received for an honest review from the author. However, all opinions and thoughts are my own.
Rating: 4. 5
Heat rating: Hot
Reviewed by: AprilR