by Renee Vincent
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Mara, the daughter of an Irish clansman, was raised to believe the men of the North are heathens - murderous pagans without a moral bone in their bodies. Despite warnings of the Northmen's raids, and the growing threat of another incursion, Mara is continually drawn to her favorite place - the River Shannon.
Dægan Ræliksen, a wealthy chieftain from Norway's frozen fjords, secretly discovers Mara at the water's edge. He is charmed by her beauty and sensuous grace. As the days pass, his contentment with watching her grows thin. He can no longer deny his desire.
Mara and Dægan come face-to-face in a time when every Irishman is being called up to fight against the Nordic foreigners. In these times of upheaval, can Dægan make peace with Mara's father and acquire the woman he treasures? Can Mara move past her fears and find the noble man within the savage?
"This book and author earn my highest recommendations and I feel privileged to have read one of the best. It is a must read for any lover of historical romance or even lovers of romance in general." Night Owl Reviews
“From the first page, one thing was abundantly clear. You don't read RÆLIKSEN. You experience it.” ~Amazon Review
“The powerful and moving love story of Daegan Raeliksen and his Lady Mara will resonate long after the last page is read. This is historical romantic fiction at its best, written by an author inspired by the legends and lure of ancient Ireland and Norway.” ~V. Campbell, Amazon Review
Release: July 30, 2010
Category: Historical Novel with Strong Romantic Elements
Heat Level: Sizzle
Length: 386 pages
Price: $2.99 digital; $17.99 print
Author Bio: Renee Vincent is an author whose inspiration stems from her passionate interest in Irish and Norse history. She lives in the rolling hills of Kentucky with her husband and two children on a beautiful secluded farm of horses and hay fields. www.reneevincent.com
The Emerald Isle Trilogy includes:
Ræliksen, Book One
Mac Liam, Book Two
The Fall of Rain, Book Three.
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