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Ragnar the Murderer (Ragnar the Dane #1)

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Star crossed lovers in tenth century Britain- but who is sentenced to death?

914 A.D. East Anglia under the Danelaw.

Half breed Dane, Ragnar Longreach, does his best to fit in with his kinfolk, but always feels like an outcast. When he meets the English Aelfwyn, also spurned by her clan, sparks fly and they begin a passionate affair. But she is promised to another man and fo
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Paperback, 210 pages
Published July 1st 2011 by Createspace
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Jennifer Hampton
Okay…Is this a romance book, an adventure, a suspense, a thriller, historical? I don’t know. Just when you want to pigeonhole this thing into a neat and easy package, it switches gears. This is the first of anything I’d read by Lily Byrne, and I’m impressed. The book is essentially about two hostile groups of people who live in an uneasy truth. Ragnar and Aelfwyn fall in love, and of course, they’re on opposite sides. Okay, you’ve heard it all before, right? Didn’t Shakespeare write something li ...more
Marina
Dec 10, 2012 Marina marked it as dead-frozen-self  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: historic, 2012
Don't know what got me and I started reading this book but I'm alright now I've come to my senses!
Samantha Towle
If you want an escape from reality this summer then this is the book for you. It’s filled with lust, betrayal, passion and of course Vikings! Good-looking young, strapping Vikings – what more do you need! It’s obviously well research, making it all the more authentic. I hope for another in the series. Highly recommended!
Heather
This was a good read. You have a couple of forbidden loves in this story and lots of secrets and treachery. There wasn't any dull moments and there was a good deal of action in it. I really enjoyed reading it but it doesn't really stand out or makes me want to read it again but still a good read that I'm glad I read!
Petula
3*** This is a good love story. With very interesting historical elements showing how people lived in the time. One part where there is a big fight going on and something happens that changes how the two villages feel about each other.
Happy
Slow, boring, didn't like the characters or the plot. Did feel I learned about this time period and its people though.
SheLove2Read
I'm obviously not reading the same book other GR members are reviewing!
Larissa Brown
I can't articulate why in a review, really, I just enjoyed reading this book.
Lindsay
Oct 22, 2012 Lindsay marked it as kindle-i-own-to-read  ·  review of another edition
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