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El vikingo

3.46  ·  Rating Details  ·  114 Ratings  ·  15 Reviews
Invencible en la batalla, Brage Nordwald, un guerrero vikingo al que todos temen, invade la costa sajona esperando otra victoria. En cambio, sufre una derrota sin atenuantes, que lo deja seriamente herido. Es tomado como rehen y esta a punto de morir, cuando una mujer -su enemiga jurada- ademas de curarlo, lo deja completamente indefenso con su hipnotico atractivo.
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Paperback, 352 pages
Published October 13th 2011 by Ediciones B/Amor y Aventura (first published January 1st 2010)
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Ayu
Nov 06, 2011 Ayu rated it it was ok
Soso. Sosísimo hasta decir basta. Ya no es es que la historia sea predecible, que dentro de lo que es el género es algo que ya se acepta y tampoco hay más problema, es que los personajes son planos, típicos y no aportan nada especial a la historia. Pero lo que realmente ha hecho que me cueste la vida terminar este libro es la forma de narrar de la autora, que pasa de un punto de vista a otro en cuestión de unas pocas frases, ofreciéndonos la perspectiva no sólo de los protagonistas, sino también ...more
Carmen
Apr 28, 2015 Carmen rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: No one
This book's plot was fine. Cheesy, predictable, with a Mary-Sue and a Gary-Stu. I don't care. Romance novels get a pass on that from me. But what's the point of reading a romance novel with only vague, pathetic descriptions of sex in it? FAIL. I want a romantic loving story AND hot sex scenes. Is that too much to ask? If you like romance books, but think there's too much graphic sex in them, then this book is for you.
Anne
Mar 17, 2014 Anne rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is a good Viking romance. Bobbi Smith usually has a good plot and characters in her books and this one didn't disappoint.
Marissa
Jun 12, 2011 Marissa rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Exactly what you expect: predictable adventure and romance, and thoroughly delightful.
Mayra Ignacia Carrasco
Apr 18, 2013 Mayra Ignacia Carrasco rated it it was amazing
Ay, tantos sentimientos, tantas emociones, este libro es uno de mis favoritos, lejos!.
El vikingo es la historia de la princesa Dynna, sajona, luchando contra hombres opresivos, tratando de mantener su dignidad en alto y sus principios sin tocar. Brage, el vikingo que llega a saquear el reino de Dynna, es el hijo del líder de su país, el cual es enemigo del de Dynna y Edmund (el malvado hermano del esposo muerto de Dynna que ahora es su prometido por órdenes del Padre de Edmund y líder del reino)
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Kristy
I really enjoyed this book. There was a good bit of mystery to it, as to who the traitor was among the Vikings. I also thought it was interesting how the Vikings would raid villages and strongholds and pillage. But the actual vikings themselves were portrayed as almost honorable. These saxon women fell in love with them and never once batted an eye at how they make their living. They go around killing people and taking their gold. But it was sort of overlooked once the women fell in love with th ...more
Blondie
Jan 09, 2014 Blondie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Bobbi Smith tells an interesting story about two people who find love with their enemy. The secondary characters get a quick story more toward the end of the book but it is there.

I think it is interesting how the Viking raiders come to raid another's land but he turns out to be the hero. I just love to learn what would be considered good and bad in other times and places and in this time it was very common for these kinds of things to happen. There is not a lot of historical facts in this story
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Heather
May 10, 2013 Heather rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
It is what you expect of this book. The Viking is Black Hawk or Brage who is captured after he is left for dead after the failed raid. Black Hawk survives and wants revenge on the one who betrayed him and his men. The Saxtons are holing him captive waiting for the ransom from his father.

Lady Dynna is a widow who is being forced to marry her late husbands brother Sie Edmund. Lady Dynna will do anything to avoid a future with Edmund. Dynna heals Brage back to heath and enlisted/manipulates his hel
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Missy
Dec 30, 2015 Missy rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Uffda! An awesome read. Originally published in the 1990's as Passion by Zebra.

Dynna having been happily married to the older nice son then suddenly widowed is now being forced to marry the cruel younger son to keep her money in the family. She fears what this new marriage will hold so she and her maid flee into the night. They stumble upon a scouting party of vikings and are taken captive.

Brage the Norse warrior is a man to be feared and lusted after. He sees that there is more to Dynna than sh
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Adriana Davesa melero
Le doy un 3.5. Me ha gustado. Es un libro un poco lento, pero a mí ha conseguido engancharme.Sí que es verdad que la identidad era muy previsible (al menos eso creo) y el final muy precipitado. Me habría gustado que la autora profundizase más en el final. Ha habido veces en las que algunas conversaciones y palabras me han parecido demasiado forzadas. Pero en general me ha gustado mucho la relación entre los protagonistas.
Cristina
Jun 09, 2014 Cristina rated it it was ok
Nota real: 2,5 de 5
Este libro no fue maravilloso, pero tampoco horrible. Al libro le costó bastante tiempo en ponerse interesante y me sobraban páginas en la recta final que estaban hechas de cliché tras cliché. Lo mejor fue la parte intermedia, en la que los personajes mantenían sus posturas y personalidades constantes durante la aventura e iba todo forma fluida, no como los cambios bruscos de parecer y/o sin explicaciones profundas que tenían cada ciertas páginas.
Hablando de los personajes, Ed
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Nora Flint
Jan 24, 2014 Nora Flint rated it really liked it
La verdad es que hacia mucho tiempo que le venía siguiendo la pista al libro y ciertamente no me ha decepcionado aunque creo que el final es bastante rápido y flojo
Welzen
Jan 26, 2012 Welzen rated it it was ok
Shelves: romántica, 2012
Una novela que no pasa de ser la continua repetición de la tramas sobre vikingos y damas británicas de los años 80. Se deja leer.
Leah
Jul 09, 2014 Leah rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
completely different from other historical romance books! I loved it!!
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After working as a department manager for Famous-Barr, and briefly as a clerk at a bookstore, Bobbi Smith gave up on career security and began writing. She sold her first book to Zebra in 1982. Since then, Bobbi has written over 40 books and several short stories. To date, there are more than five million of her novels in print. She has been awarded the prestigious Romantic Times Storyteller of th ...more
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