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Preview — A Fragile Trust by Helen Kirkman
A Fragile Trust (Warriors Of The Dragon Banner #1)
Wessex, the last English kingdom to resist the raging Viking storm...
Those defending the land had pledged their loyalty to the new king - and in their hands lay the fate of a nation. Though English by blood, Ash had been raised among Vikings, and was driven beyond reason to prove his allegiance to king and country, only to find himself left for dead by an English tra
This writer has a definite style that she has honed in later books, but here in one of her first it was almost two much. A lot less description and talking and more action would have helped.
Ex; The book opens when a woman finds a wounded man at the edge of the forest. She decides then and there to save but we have to wade through a page or two about how ho ...more
The book was a very difficult read. I kept getting lost on who was talking, and I had to go back track to figure it out. BElieve me, there was a lot of talking.
I suppose the history was authentic, but I wouldn't know because the time period was of 879 or somewhere along there. Not my cup of tea.
Come ricostruzione storica ci siamo, l'autrice è molto attenta e precisa, ma come storia romantica è da migliorare.
Il gelo fra i personaggi non si è mai sciolto al punto che, tutt'ora, mi chiedo come sia possibile che perfino il matrimonio fra i due abbia avuto bisogno di una fredda e logica discussione O.o
Her sister was the first audience for adventure stories inspired by "Ivanhoe" (knights in armour) "Robin Hood" (rogues) and Star Trek (where no man has gone before). Through each step in Helen's life - travelling, a university degre ...more