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"A Time Travel filled with love and laughter"

Navy Seal Torolf Magnusson had once been a Medieval Viking. Other members of his family had time traveled to the present as well, and though he had unsuccessfully experimented with returning to the past, he had no real desire to do so. That is until his sister Kirstin, now a Professor of ancient studies at U.C.L.A, discovers a frightening truth in a history book. Steinolf, the tyrant who had stolen their family's lands and tortured their sister Madrene, had proclaimed himself king of the Norselands after a ten year reign of terror. Their family might be safe but so many others would die. So when she poses the question, "What would you do if you could change history?" he knows what he must do.

If finding a way to go back to the past wasn't a big enough problem, four of Torolf's Seal buddies insisted on accompanying him on his trip, invoking the "One for all, and all for one" clause. Although they think this time travel mumbo jumbo is a joke, they aren't about to let their teammate face a notorious tango (terrorist) alone. That is how the whole crew found themselves in a longboat replica in the middle of a Norwegian fjord one minute and capsized in the eleventh century the next.

It had been five years since they'd built the dam to keep Steinolf and his brutal horde from reaching "The Sanctuary". Five years since Brunhilda "Hilda" Berdottir had led a rag tag group of beaten and abused women from Amberstead to the refuge of her grandfather's hunting lodge. They'd done just fine without men for five years, but now some of the women have decided that they want children. The last thing Hilda needed was a man, but without warning, men were what she got! They claim to have come from the future to help them rid the world of their worst enemy, but how can she believe when she's known Torolf Magnusson since childhood?

Can a Dark Ages Feminist and Time Traveling Warrior come to a meeting of the minds? Together will they change the history of the world by ridding it of Steinolf? Can they resume their lives without losing a soulmate?

The story doesn't end here, not by a long shot. To say more would spoil the twist, but suffice it to say there's a lot more danger, laughter, and love in store for these two. It won't be easy, but what good romance ever is?

Sandra Hill is funnier than ever in her latest adventure filled time travel romance. This reviewer can't wait to see what happens next!

Reviewed by Leslie Tramposch
Posted December 13, 2006

SUMMARY

**2006 PEARL NOMINEE - BEST TIME TRAVEL ROMANCE**

From national bestselling author Sandra Hill comes the thrilling tale of a rough and ready Navy SEAL who embarks on the most dangerous voyage of his life--through time...

a mission of no mercy

It takes nothing short of a miracle to catapult Lt. Torolf Magnusson and his team of Navy SEALs back in time to eleventh-century Norselands. First on the agenda: destroy the evil villain who terrorized his ancestors and a nation.

a surrender so sweet

But when the sexy SEALs find they've landed in the middle of a sanctuary--filled with women, well, Hoo-yah! Their game plans are put on hold, much to the distress of Hilda, the head of the sanctuary. At first resistant, she soon succumbs to Torolf's passionate advances. Suddenly the term "Special Forces" takes on a whole new meaning. But with victory in sight for Torolf, Hilda must face the fact that their love may not survive the test of time...

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Rough and Ready
(Viking Series II: Book 6)
by Sandra Hill

Berkley Pub Group
December 1, 2006
Available: December 5, 2006
ISBN #0425213021
EAN #9780425213025
324 pages
Paperback
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Other Books by
Sandra Hill

The Blue Viking
The Viking's Captive
Twas The Night
Dark Viking
Ladies Prefer Rogues
Viking in Love
The Mammoth Book of Time Travel Romance
Viking Heat
Santa, Honey
So Into You
Viking Unchained
Wild Jinx
Down and Dirty
Pearl Jinx
Pink Jinx
Hot and Heavy
The Red-Hot Cajun
Wet & Wild
Love Me Tender
The Cajun Cowboy
A Tale Of Two Vikings
The Reluctant Viking
The Love Potion
Here Comes Santa Claus
The Night Before Christmas
Tall, Dark, and Cajun
Frankly, My Dear
The Very Virile Viking
The Very Virile Viking
Desperado
Tarnished Lady
Sweeter Savage Love
My Fair Viking
The Blue Viking
Truly, Madly Viking
The Bewitched Viking
Blue Christmas
The Outlaw Viking
The Last Viking
Lovescape


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