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Summer of the Viking

3.65  ·  Rating details ·  55 ratings  ·  15 reviews
"We have the summer, Alwynn. It will have to be enough."

Washed up alone on the Northumbrian shore, Valdar Nerison is a stranger in a foreign land. He has unfinished business in Raumerike, but first, he owes his rescuer, the beautiful Lady Alwynn, a life debt.

Alwynn is wary of Valdar's promise to protect her—after all, she has known only betrayal at the hands of men. But
Published June 5th 2015 by Mills & Boon (first published June 1st 2015)
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Alyssa Urbano
Apr 27, 2015 rated it really liked it
Done reading!

I'm giving this 4 stars.

Sorry it took so long for me to read this. Got caught up in real life once more. Gaaah. I wish I could just live in books.

And in a world like this one. Who wouldn't love steamy Vikings?

Okay. I'm getting carried away.

4 stars.

I liked this book. Nice story and I liked the chemistry between Valdar and Alwynn. I liked Valdar since he appeared in Return of the Viking Warrior. My heart went out to him. Being jilted at the altar could do that to anyone, you know.

Annie Burrows
Sep 10, 2015 rated it really liked it
I've been waiting for Valdar's story ever since Kara left him at the altar in Return of the Viking Warrior - and I wasn't disappointed!
Jelena Bosh
May 17, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Review coming VERY SOON!!

This review better do justice for this beautiful story..

Gribouille Lechat

J'aime bien les romances, et surtout les romances historiques, mais je dois avouer qu'il y a toujours des choses qui m'agacent. Les tergiversations, les hésitations sous des prétextes divers et variés mais généralement ridicules, les non-dits qui compliquent tout, les malentendus, les personnages qui se drapent dans leur fierté ou s'emportent avant d'avoir pu entendre ce qu'on voulait leur dire...

Bien sûr, vous allez me dire que c'est ça qui fait tout l'i
Trudy Miner
Jul 06, 2018 rated it really liked it
Set during the time of the Viking raids on Northumbria, Valdar Nerison is on a supposed trading voyage when he's chosen to be sacrificed during a storm and is washed up nearly dead on a shore in Northumbria where he's discovered by Lady Alwynn and her daughter. Since all strangers have been ordered to be killed, Lady Alwynn must hide Valdar until he's recovered. A widow, an unscrupulous earl wants to marry her to gain her property but he's gone to the king for the summer so Alwynn allows Valdar ...more
Jo-Ann Elizabeth Toth
Aug 12, 2019 rated it really liked it
I really enjoy Michelle stories. She makes the characters come alive. In this book I like how she makes a point here with Valdar. To many people are judged on heritage. Which Valtar is worried about. I also like the other story line covered thru Alwynn. She does a excellent job of weaving the story, for it draws you right into the story from the beginning. It gives you a chance to see how there is good and bad in every culture. I like how she blends just the right amount of action and story to m ...more
Patty Isla
El libro es apasionado, la escritora sabe muy bien como capturar con su historia, cumple con su objetivo de entretener y prácticamente lo leí de una sola sentada, pero debo decir que no es bueno.
La historia no profundiza en los personajes salvo lo que ellos dicen. Los personajes no paran de contradecirse, en un momento los dos dicen que no pueden tener una relación romántica y dos líneas después ya se están besando y quitándose la ropa; y esto ocurre mas de una vez.
Todo se resuelve muy rápido y
Babette Brown
Oct 27, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
(Teresa Siciliano)
Una bella storia d’amore, ambientata in Northumbria all’epoca delle incursioni piratesche o commerciali da parte dei Norreni, che noi in genere identifichiamo sbrigativamente con i Vichinghi. Avvincente e mai noioso. Uno dei titoli migliori di quest’autrice.
Peccato per qualche refuso di troppo.
Maria Laura
Jul 31, 2017 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: harmony-grs
Noioso, primo romanzo per me di ambientazione vichinga.
Una palla assurda. Peccato :(
Proud Book Reviews
Feb 11, 2019 rated it really liked it
Writing Style
So, I found the writing style to be a little less intricate than her newest novel. I don’t know if this is because this one was an older one or not, but I did feel there was a little bit of a difference compared to what I read in Sent as the Vikings Bride.

It did grab my attention and kept me involved when I was starting to feel stressed about my study. I was worried coz I started another book and I wasn’t really into it, so being able to take the break from that book to read this o
Jessy Mpdl
May 30, 2016 rated it really liked it
Ma note 3.5/5 Lien ici :

Retour dans les romances Historique avec « L’homme venu de la mer » de Michelle Styles. Et même si ce roman est différent de ceux que j’ai déjà pu découvrir, il est toujours aussi plaisant de lire un Viking…

Lady Alwynn et sa belle fille Merri sauve Valdar Nerison, échoué sur la plage de Northumbrie après le passage d’une tempête. Elle va même prendre le risque de le soigner au lieu de le dénoncer aux autorités. Mais peut-elle accorder sa confiance
Sep 18, 2015 rated it it was ok
I originally started reading this one because my kids and I were studying Sweden, and one of the mythologies from Sweden and Norway is about Odin and his sons Thor and Loki. This particular book does include discussion about these particular Norse gods.
As for the rest of the story, I was unimpressed. Valdar, from a distant country, is found by Alwynn and her stepdaughter Merri on beach in Northumbria. He was a survivor of storm and shipwreck, and after he heals, he becomes Alwynn's steward of h
Juliette Cen
Roman abandonné assez rapidement, sentant poindre l'agacement aux premiers échanges entre les personnages. En réalité, ce n'est pas tant le roman qui doit être remis en question que mes attentes. Si j'avais sélectionné une histoire de viking (dur de passer derrière la Viking insoumise), c'était pour trouver un certain exotisme des hommes du Nord bien différents des lords anglais et autres highlanders. Ma quête du récit parfait continue donc... Mais sinon, le modèle de couverture, graouuu !
Karine Darnessy
Jun 13, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Une histoire idéale pour les jours de pluie.
Mon avis complet via le lien.
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Shelves: históricas
Bonita historia y lo mejor, libro unico jejejeje
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Born and raised near San Francisco Califorinia, Michelle Styles currently lives a few miles south of Hadrian's Wall with her husband, three children and menagerie of pets. An avid reader, she became hooked on historical romance when she discovered Georgette Heyer, Anya Seton and Victoria Holt in her school's library. Michelle enjoys writing stories in a wide range of time periods including Roman, ...more