Tuesday, October 09, 2007

Taken by the Viking - Michelle Styles

Title: Taken by the Viking
Author: Michelle Styles
Line: Mills and Boon Historical Romance
Release month: October 2007
The S-Factor: Simmmering

A Viking raid

They claimed they came in peace, but soon Lindisfarne was aflame. Annis of Birdoswald fled in fear, but she could not escape the Norse warriors.
An honourable captor

One man protected her – Haakon Haroldson. The dark, arrogant Viking swept Annis back to his homeland, taking her away from all she held dear.

A new life – as his mistress!

Now Annis must choose between the lowly work that befits a captive, or a life of sinful pleasure in the Viking’s arms!

Michelle Styles takes us back to a time of pride, passion and danger in her latest Mills and Boon Historical Romance, Taken by the Viking.

When Annis of Birdoswald kills a man intent on murder, the Viking warrior Haakon Haroldson vows to keep her secret and to protect her. But can Annis trust a man who has plundered her land and who wants to imprison her and her people?

Haakon finds himself bewitched by his beautiful captive and he is determined to make her his. But although Annis is attracted to Haakon, she knows that she can’t risk giving him her heart for theirs is a relationship which cannot progress beyond the bedroom.

But Haakon’s feelings for Annis transcend the mere physical and before long he finds himself wanting Annis as his wife.

But someone is determined on tearing them apart…

Michelle Styles is a wonderful historical novelist whose spellbinding tales of romance, adventure and intrigue never fail to hold readers spellbound from beginning to end. Writing with plenty of skill, style and alacrity, Michelle Styles paints a vivid picture of the Viking era and makes her readers feel as if they are living the story next to her characters rather than just reading it.

Michelle Styles combines history, passion and suspense in an engrossing tale that cements her position as one of the finest writers of the genre.

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