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DANEGELD by SUSAN SQUIRES

Summary

2002 PRISM AWARD Winner:
1st place - DARK PARANORMAL

Witch or saint? That is the question Britta cannot answer as she tries to connect to the mysterious power she lost just as she discovered it. The many gods have not yet faded before the one God in Dark Age Britain, and miracles are still possible. DANEGELD is a carefully researched journey into another time and place, filled with adventure, laced with passion and magic.

All Britta wants is to reclaim her enigmatic gift, lost when Offa, a mighty Saxon thegn, raped her long ago. Karn, proud Viking warrior, is tried of wandering the world. He wants land where he can live in peace. That seems impossible for a fourth son. Their paths collide when Karn and his Vikings raid Britta's village. Offa captures Karn and tortures him. Britta is driven to heal him by a vision she hopes is the return of magic. But she cannot make his body whole. Pursued by Offa into the chaos of a world preparing for the final confrontation between Saxon and Dane, Britta and Karn both journey back from personal devastation to find new kinds of strength. Each must see past a traditional enmity to find their growing attraction to each other. Their struggle to carve a common language and a common destiny echoes the process alive in the land, as Saxon and Dane combine to build the island kingdom that will be called England.

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"A definite hit"
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted July 24, 2001

During the Dark Ages in Dunford, Britain, Britta earned a reputation as a healer though followers of the new religion felt she was a disciple of the devil. Everyone feared her, that is except for the Saxon warrior leader Offa. Five years ago he learned about Britta's prowess and Read more...


"A powerful debut worth its weight in gold!"
Reviewed by Leslie Tramposch
Posted July 30, 2002

In England's Dark Ages a Saxon healer and a Danish Viking would have had little in common other than the belief that the other belonged to a barbaric race that was little better than animals. Britta and Karn have at least one more thing in common. Their lives had Read more...


 

Danegeld
by Susan Squires

Love Spell
July 1, 2001
ISBN #0505524465
EAN #9780505524461
368 pages
Paperback
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Other Books by
Susan Squires

The Mists of Time
A Twist In Time
Time for Eternity
Dead After Dark
One With the Darkness
One With the Shadows
One With The Night
Love At First Bite
The Burning
The Hunger
The Companion
No More Lies
The Only One
Danelaw
Body Electric
Sacrament

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