Aug 19, 2010
Believe in Me
By: Josie Litton
Audible Audio EditionListening Length: 13 hour(s) and 5 min.
Program Type: Audiobook
Publisher: Books on Tape (October 28, 2004)
Categories: Historical Romance
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They were two Viking lords, the brothers Wolf and Dragon, bound both by blood and by a shared ambition to end the war with their lifelong enemies, More...the Saxons. They know that their only hope for peace is to persuade the Saxon Lord Hawk to unite his noble family with theirs — in a bond sealed forever by the sanctity of marriage.
Together these three men will strive to overcome centuries-old rivalries and hatred. Each will unite in marriage with an extraordinary woman who has her own special gift — and her own dreams of bringing about an end to war....
The drama continues in Believe in Me, when the Saxon Lord Hawk, brother of Cymbra, seeks to strengthen the alliance by wedding a Norse noblewoman. But Lady Krysta arrives bearing many secrets — including her gift for seeing what others cannot. And as an unexpected love ignites, only Krysta can sense the looming danger that threatens the peace — and Hawk as well.
A historical romance with Lords and Ladys. Lady Krysta meets her huband to be in disguise setting off on what could be the wrong foot to determine if she could actually fall in love with him. Lord Hawk sees the "servant woman" and is irrevokably attracted to her without knowing her true status.
I loved his moral values that came to light when he had a decision to make about the "servant woman". They both are drawn to each other with several interesting huddles to overcome. Lots of steamy romance scenes follow as they overcome the obstacles in their paths.
I believe that Lady Krysta shouldn't be so strongly influenced by what stories other characters spin as the story never reveils those stories to be true about her though there are sutle hints that they could be. It would have been a good idea for her to finally meet her mother as that may have helped in establishing truth to those stories that she so readily believed. I enjoyed the twists and turns brought on by other characters though it annoyed me that Lord Hawk never had a true suspicion of those who eventually tried to cause him and his loved ones harm. I would have prefered a better ending where Lady Krysta shares with Lord Hawk more of what happened to her during the last dramatic episole. All in all the book comes together to show how true romance should be solid and all accepting.
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