"The latest Viking time travel-SEAL romance is superb"
Navy SEAL Lieutenant Ian MacLean leads his commando team on
Operation Rodent; the objective is to eliminate terrorist
leader Jamal ben Hassan in Northern Iraq. The SEALS safely
land near their target with Ian entering an empty cave to
use as the rendezvous point.
In 1013 Madrene Olgadotter is paraded naked and in chains
Steinolf the Vicious who has taken over her home Norstead.
When she continues to display a vitriolic tongue, he sells
her to a harem. Over the next three years she is sold nine
times, but no one touches her as she curses her owners with
a shriveled jewel. She escapes her last captivity in
Northern Iraq and hides in a cave.
Madrene surprises Ian and hits him with a rock. She binds
him, but he easily escapes. He believes the sharp tongued
beauty is Jamal's girlfriend while she thinks he is a
caliph's slave. As they become acquainted during the
dangerous mission, they fall in love, but neither is sure
how much time she has although she will soon find her
parents and siblings living comfortably in twenty-first
The latest Viking time travel-SEAL romance is a fun tale
starring two protagonists who belong together even if their
birth dates are over a millennium apart. Madrene is
as she curses males with a shriveling ease until she meets
Ian who thinks she is crazy but seems to enchanted by her
with an opposite spell that leaves him in a permanent state
of hardness due. Readers will enjoy Sandra Hill's latest
romantic thriller starring this time a female Viking
and the SEAL she tames.
Reviewed by Harriet Klausner
Posted July 15, 2005
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted February 19, 2006