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Swan Road

3.6 of 5 stars 3.60  ·  rating details  ·  161 ratings  ·  11 reviews
Standing on the cliff edge, Rhowenna let her black hair blow wildly in the sea wind, knowing the time for her destiny had come. Her gift of the Welsh "second sight" had brought a vivid vision of her future: one of a man far more passionate than the callous English prince who was her betrothed. Her true fate must be with the raiding Norseman on the red-sailed ship she saw c ...more
Paperback, 369 pages
Published April 25th 1994 by Warner Books (NY) (first published 1994)
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''Swan Road'' By Rebecca Brendewyne has a realistic view of vikings-their way of life and their customs etc. But what really interested me was the romance between the heroine,Rhowenna and Hero,Wulfgar.
First of all, Find me a viking as sweet and endearing as Wulfgar-anyone? No? Okay.
This Guy does EVERYTHING for Rhowenna-EVERYTHING. He is more then willing to give up all he owns for her, and loves her from the moment he lays eyes on her.

The heroine, Rhowenna, who is often confused about her feel
Regan Walker
Exciting Viking Saga Incorporating Real Historical Events!

Set in 865-866 A.D., this is the story of Wulfgar Bloodaxe, the bastard son of a Norse king who, with the advice of the “wise woman” who raised him, rises to claim his place among his people as a jarl. When Wulfgar learns that Rhowenna, Princess of Usk (in Wales) has been betrothed to the Prince of Mercia, he goes down the “Swan Road,” (the path the swans take flying south to the southern isles) to capture and hold her for ransom. Rhowenn
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Old skool viking romance with a non-alphole, open-to-his-feelings hero. How…refreshing. Old skool beautiful, exquisitely competent heroine, but what can you expect? On the one hand, kind of fascinating. On the other hand…eek!

Warning: Contains problematic elements, including rape (though not of heroine because that would be bad *eyeroll*) and the "question" does rape matter if the rapee wasn't a virgin? *eyeroll till my eyes pop out of their sockets* All groups are "delightfully" and evenly cultu
DNF - Ok I got about 60 pages into this book and I had to stop. I don't know if it was the writing or the actual story that bothered me. I right off the bat did not like all the background info that went on and on and on. So much info just to set the story up. I got bored really quickly and just wanted to get the story started already, geez. Another thing that bothered me, that never has before with Viking stories, was all the different mythical gods being described. So many different names to r ...more
Lu, il y a fort longtemps. Déjà à l'époque, je trouvais que le héros était très dur et l'héroïne une fausse femme de tête (comme les romances savent en pondre).
Définitivement pas ma tasse de thé. Mais ce n'est pas archi mauvais. Il y a un beau travail de recherche historique chez l'auteur.
Pour celle qui aime les amours à la "dur".
2 étoiles.
I felt this was a well written novel but the story itself seemed to move rather slow for me. I thought the author put a lot of work into creating a realistic world and the characters were well-developed. I want to give it more stars but I just can't.
one of the best viking romance novels I have read!
A definite keeper...but an abrupt ending...I wish there was a more "complete" ending I guess..

I really loved the beautiful lines that Wulfgar romantique;)

Overall, 5++ stars;)
A little wordy in the descriptive paragraphs of settings/food which I tended to glaze over for the meaty parts. A very good story.
Vanessa  Eden Patton
I fell in love with wolfgar bloodaxe. My book boyfriend.
Swoon .... Shing!!!
4,5 Stars!
pas mal mais elle m'a habituée à mieux.
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