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The Outlaw Viking (Viking I #2)

4.06  ·  Rating Details  ·  1,144 Ratings  ·  59 Reviews

As tall and striking as the Valkyries of legend, Dr Rain Jordan was proud of her Norse ancestors despite their warlike ways. But she couldn't believe her eyes when a blow to the head transported her to a nightmarish battlefield and she had to save the barbarian of her dreams.
He was a wild-eyed berserker whose deadly sword could slay a dozen Saxons with a single swing, yet

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Mass Market Paperback, Love Spell: Timeswept #10, 446 pages
Published August 28th 1998 by Love Spell (first published 1995)
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Best Time Travel Romances
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Susan (susayq ~)
3.5 stars This was a fun romp through medieval England with a hot scarred Viking named Selik. Rain Jordan had been haunted by dreams of a Viking in battle all her life, and it really troubled her because she claimed to be a pacifist. When Rain and her mother go to a Viking exhibit in York, in present time, she sees a painting that is a scene from her dream. She gets hit on the head with some falling plaster and BOOM! she's on the battlefield that was in the painting and her dream.

Selik was a won
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Alexandra
Mar 04, 2016 Alexandra rated it it was amazing
Review lengkap akan di update saat aku baca ulang buku ini.

Outlaw Viking adalah buku pertama yang kubaca dari Sandra Hill dan sukses membuatku hangover berminggu-minggu.
Kisah ini mengangkat tema time travel yang biasanya kuhindari dan hero garang penuh luka batin yang jadi type sejuta umat.

TAPI novel ini berhasil memberikan 2 karakter h/h sama kuat yang menjadi favoritku. Selik yang mantan playboy kelas berat menjadi seorang prajurit buangan setelah tidak bisa mengendalikan temperamennya pasca m
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Harley Whitworth
Jun 12, 2011 Harley Whitworth rated it really liked it
What could pull at your heartstrings more than a deliciously tormented Viking hell-bent on avenging the horrendous murder of his wife and son? How about said Viking surrounded by a dozen filthy orphans, and one arthritic manservant? Sandra Hill's Outlaw Viking ripped at my heart then made me laugh until I cried. The interaction between Selik-the brooding Viking, and Rain-the time-traveling doctor from the future was bold and entertaining. (Though I find myself wondering where oh where I can find ...more
Dinna Ken
Nov 26, 2014 Dinna Ken rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: owned-copy
4 and 1/2 Hot-Outlaw-Stars!!

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Loved this book much more than the one before it! It's a fast-paced book that leaves you absolutely breathless!

I mean, he's seriously irresistible!

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And the bastard knows it!
mickiegoc Cathers
Mar 08, 2009 mickiegoc Cathers rated it it was ok
Wow. Thanks, Liz for this special, surprise gift. I had no idea how much PORNO is in some romance novels. Or that I could roll my eyes quite that much while reading and still finish the book.
Heather
Feb 25, 2016 Heather rated it really liked it
Nothing like having a building fall on your head to send you a thousand years to the past in the middle of a battle field. Crap sorta spoiled that bit. Well it does happen in the first chapter so You'll just have to forgive me.

Okay so mommy (Ruby from the first book) didn't lie and wasn't crazy. She actually did time travel and boy the stories Rain hears of her mom mischief. But enough of that Rain must figure out how to save Selik and find out what happened to change his so drastically from the
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Goge (BARRONS) le Moning Maniac,
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Scarlett Barnhill
Jun 08, 2011 Scarlett Barnhill rated it it was ok
Maybe it's because this book is fifteen years old, but this was ridiculous. I sort of tolerated the behavior of the characters because they're, well, Vikings. But when the main character had a chance to go to back to modern times, she didn't take it, which seems silly to me. I think that any woman would have gone back to their own life, rather than be held captive by some dickhead Viking. Seriously, I'm just not a fan of the "I have to fix him" plot, because frankly, that doesn't work at all in ...more
Amara
Jan 28, 2010 Amara rated it really liked it
I love these Vikings. These books make me laugh!

I loved the modern day woman- strong and feisty – thrust back in time to the arrogant Viking. At times I laughed so loud I had to explain myself to those around me.

These are the books I reach for when I want a light, fun, read with irresistible, hilarious alpha males.
Fanny Roswita Ria
Dibanding Tarnish Lady, cerita yang ini jauh lebih lumayan walaupun gw tetep gemes sama sikap heroine yang sabar; kekeuh utk trs merangkul sang hero ke dalam kehangantan cinta; berusaha keras mengembalikan kepercayaan sang hero plus ga pernah putus asa walaupun berulang kali dipermalukan dan di hina-hina oleh sang hero.

Agak mengobati itu ending ceritanya bagaimana sang heroine berlaku dingin ke hero karna telah melemparkan secara mentah2 setiap yang diberikan sang heroine. Tapi gw akan semakin p
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Zury
Oct 18, 2011 Zury rated it really liked it
I loved this book. I enjoyed how Rain gave Selik a run for his money at the end and he had to really work hard in order to get the girl!
Loved Sandra Hill Stories!
Robbin
Aug 29, 2014 Robbin rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I liked how God was incorporated in this. It was a pleasant surprise and it made me like the book even more :)
Jill
Jul 16, 2015 Jill rated it liked it
I read this because I had read the book following this one (My Fair Viking) in the series and wanted to know about the characters mentioned. It was an OK read--I did like the heroine as she had a lot of gumption. We have the usual tortured hero, though he has a good reason for being tormented. But for some reason, this book really dragged for me. Maybe because I know what their future holds.

And, I realized that the there were a few changes in part of the story that conflict with what the next bo
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Cogito_ergo_sum
Mar 16, 2016 Cogito_ergo_sum rated it it was ok
2.5 stars

Review of Outlaw Viking (Viking I#02) by Sandra Hill

This book was an improvement over its predecessor in that at least it focuses more on plot. Unlike the preceding book, this one doesn’t dilly dally in the plot to stop and give us boring details about how Vikings lived, etcetera. Those kind of things should be woven into a story WITHOUT interrupting it. Thankfully, the author didn’t waste words in that area.

This book did improve in another section, compared to its prequel. It finally e
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Goodreads1
May 30, 2014 Goodreads1 rated it liked it
This was a good story which reminded me of Woodiwiss, Garwood, Lindsey, Coulter. If you like their historical romance books, you will probably like this one.
I honestly didn't like the Hero and Heroine very much, but every other character was great. I also found that the story dragged on and on, with almost no romance, but again, the supporting characters kept me reading till the end. Ubbi was wonderful and so was Adam!
The one thing I did like about the Heroine was that she was not a virgin.
Yulia Anggraini
utang ripiu...

katax bisa baca seri ini g berurutan...tp tetap kurang n tidak sama rasax klo bacax g urut...toh tokoh2 100% pernah nongol d cerita sebelumx...

kli ini kisah c selik teman dekat thork...9 tahun sesudah ruby jordan kembali ke masa depan...tp d masa depan waktu telah berjalan selama 30 tahun...ruby sudah hampir 70 tahun n suami x jack baru saja meninggal... ;(

dikata penutup buku pertama sandra hill mengatakan thork tidak meninggal...tp sampai selesai aq tidak menemukan petunjuk yg men
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Dianne
Oct 14, 2014 Dianne rated it it was amazing
This is the second in a 2-book mini-series within the series. The first book introduces Rain’s mother who has also traveled back, way back in time.

This book while it has its moments of humor is more of a tear-jerker than anything else. I have re-read this book at least 25 times and I still can’t help tearing up or out and out crying during several well written and emotional scenes.
These are two extremely well developed and believable characters. I enjoys the fact that Rain sticks to her modern e
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Judith
Aug 04, 2012 Judith rated it really liked it
Another of Sandra Hill's fine historical romances set in the Dark Ages and carefully researched to give modern readers a far more accurate understanding of the Viking/Saxon/Celtic cultures that warred against one another while finding ways to blend historically. This story stands alone, but readers who enjoyed book one in this series will recognize that the heroine is the 30-year-old daughter of Ruby Jordan, heroine in book one. Thoraine Jordan has, like her mother, been transported back in time ...more
D.R.Slater
Apr 25, 2016 D.R.Slater rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The outlaw Viking

I agree with having a outward laugh when reading a novel. I found myself snickering through these chapter's that were endearing. Packed with romantic overture and funny moments. Yes, there were the usual drama which carried the reader thru to the complete storyline. But, it fixated you to the pages and didn't release the reader until completion. Worthy read for Sandra Hill and suggested this novel to any one who enjoys humorous spunky woman characters.
Felita Hardigaloeh
belum ada cover terjemahan -__-"

time travel....viking....

lebih menarik cerita pertamanya.....dan si Rain ini anaknya....pas dia terlempar ke masa lalu, ketemu deh ama Selik, viking muda yang selalu mdampingi ayahnya dulu.

untung Rain punya sifat keras kepala, plus profesinya menjadi dokter, Rain pun punya daya tawar di sisi Selik..romance nya maju mundur, sama2 keras kepala sih.....

lucu pas akhir2....dmana Selik ngelabuin Rain supaya mau nikah dengannya
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Lnlyoe
Jun 09, 2014 Lnlyoe rated it it was ok
Shelves: romance, time-travel
Too long and some parts weren't even necessary. And i have to add, there were definitely ridiculous parts in this story.
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April
May 02, 2016 April rated it it was amazing
I loved this book. Ok, I just plain love this series. What's not to love? Time traveling and Vikings!? Sign me up. However, rain annoyed me a bit with her pacifism. I'm sorry but you're in Viking times and country...get over it. Violence was a big part of life back then. But other than that, I laughed and cried.
Tammy
Apr 10, 2013 Tammy rated it liked it
I really liked the story line and humour in the book but the main character was seriously annoying. Her steadfast pacifist stand was annoyingly strong. While I understood the back story of why she became a pacifist, in light of where/when she was in time she was excessively rigid, especially given how she wasn't really that much of a pacifist anyway. It wasn't until the last couple chapters that she backed off but by then she annoyed me so much.

Regardless of how annoyed I was by that particular
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Alcelinia
Mar 22, 2014 Alcelinia rated it it was ok
2 bintang. karena buku ini ttg time travel yg membantu menjadi 2 bintang....


hero n heroine nya sangat menyebalkan.....! membosankan......gk ada rasa pengen baca terus2an...

sekian
Ester Jones
Feb 11, 2013 Ester Jones rated it it was amazing
Auf die Annehmlichkeiten des modernen Lebens verzichten? Kein Kühlschrank, kein Herd, keine Waschmaschine, kein Internet ...? Für mich eigentlich undenkbar. Doch während der Lektüre drängte sich mir öfter als einmal die Überlegung auf, ob Selik dieses Opfer nicht doch wert wäre. Klarerweise zeigen sich einige Probleme zwischen den beiden Helden, die ihre Ursache in der Tatsache haben, dass ihre Einstellung Jahrhunderte trennt. Gar nicht zu reden von der Offenheit von Rain in vielen Bereichen, di ...more
Jan
Jul 23, 2014 Jan rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this book and laughed at the humor that was thrown in. Worth the read.
Amanda Russell
Jan 29, 2015 Amanda Russell rated it it was amazing
One of my favorite books. I have read this book multiple times.
Amy
Apr 06, 2014 Amy rated it did not like it
I love Sandra Hill but this book was awful. Her books are usually so good, but this book was slow and boring. I liked the characters but they didn't do enough.
Julie
Oct 17, 2014 Julie rated it really liked it
so funny loved every minute of it
Jennifer
Feb 03, 2014 Jennifer rated it it was amazing
Love love love it! The God voice is hilarious! And I'm still curious..where the hell is the Viking S-Spot?
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Other Books in the Series

Viking I (1 - 10 of 11 books)
  • The Reluctant Viking (Viking I, #1)
  • The Tarnished Lady (Viking I, #3)
  • The Bewitched Viking (Viking  I, #4)
  • The Blue Viking (Viking I, #5)
  • My Fair Viking (Viking I, #6)
  • A Tale of Two Vikings (Viking I, #7)
  • Viking in Love (Viking I, #8)
  • The Viking Takes a Knight (Viking I, #9)
  • The Norse King's Daughter (Viking I, #10)
  • The Pirate Bride (Viking I, #11)

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“Oh, please, spare me the male ego. I'm not repulsed by sex, and I can reach an orgasm as well as any woman. After all, there are fifty-seven erotic points on a woman's body. If a man can't find one of them, he needs a flashlight and a sex manual.” 33 likes
“He stared at her breasts incredulously, but not with lust. "For the love of Freya! You wear Ruby's strange undergarment. Lingerie, methinks she named it."
"This is not my mother's bra." Rain clamped her jaw shut defiantly, then demanded to know, "How did you ever see my mother's underwear?”
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