Download Free The Real Valkyrie PDF by Nancy Marie Brown Full Book and published by St. Martin's Press. This book was released on 2021-08-31 with total page 320 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In the tradition of Stacy Schiff’s Cleopatra, Brown lays to rest the hoary myth that Viking society was ruled by men and celebrates the dramatic lives of female Viking warriors “Once again, Brown brings Viking history to vivid, unexpected life—and in the process, turns what we thought we knew about Norse culture on its head. Superb.” —Scott Weidensaul, author of New York Times bestselling A World on the Wing "Magnificent. It captured me from the very first page..." —Pat Shipman, author of The Invaders "A complex, important, and delightful addition to women’s history." —Pamela D. Toler, author of Women Warriors: An Unexpected History In 2017, DNA tests revealed to the collective shock of many scholars that a Viking warrior in a high-status grave in Birka, Sweden was actually a woman. The Real Valkyrie weaves together archaeology, history, and literature to imagine her life and times, showing that Viking women had more power and agency than historians have imagined. Nancy Marie Brown uses science to link the Birka warrior, whom she names Hervor, to Viking trading towns and to their great trade route east to Byzantium and beyond. She imagines her life intersecting with larger-than-life but real women, including Queen Gunnhild Mother-of-Kings, the Viking leader known as The Red Girl, and Queen Olga of Kyiv. Hervor’s short, dramatic life shows that much of what we have taken as truth about women in the Viking Age is based not on data, but on nineteenth-century Victorian biases. Rather than holding the household keys, Viking women in history, law, saga, poetry, and myth carry weapons. These women brag, “As heroes we were widely known—with keen spears we cut blood from bone.” In this compelling narrative Brown brings the world of those valkyries and shield-maids to vivid life.
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Download Free Lions and Legacies PDF by Kefira Bar-Golani Full Book and published by Xlibris Corporation. This book was released on 2015-11-05 with total page 406 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Back at her home in Scandinavia, Scarlet is glad they are back and her family is once again whole but the memories of the past two springs haunt her day and night. As she tries to make the best of her life as the formal Duchess of Agammar, Scarlet finds it might not be the life she wants after all. A banquet honoring her title proves her life as a warrior are not over and will change her life forever. The sudden appearance of Elize, Henrys ward, the disturbing disappearance of a dear friend and the arrival of a former suitor leaves Scarlets mind in turmoil. But all that changes when she finds out why Hugh couldn’t come to her banquet and as she returns to her brethren she comes across some discoveries that will force her into a path from which she might not return...
Download Free Valkyrie's Call PDF by Michelle Manus Full Book and published by Seclusion Publishing. This book was released on 2021-08-24 with total page 336 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In Aspect Society, magic is political power, secrets are as common as breath, and what you don’t know could easily get you killed… Everyone thinks they know exactly who Valkyrie Winters is: strong, deadly, and unapproachable—the most powerful Battle Aspect user in history. But they have no idea how hellish her childhood was, or that the nightmare is very far from over. Aside from her freedom, she's only ever wanted one thing: her brother's best friend, the handsome, infuriating Random Tremayne. A year ago she gave into temptation, thinking one night with the notorious playboy would get him out of her system. Instead, he's been determined to make her his ever since. Random has been in love with Valkyrie since approximately forever. But with the exception of one night together, she won’t give him the time of day. After a year spent chasing her—and having his feelings run through an emotional blender more times than he can count—he’s ready to throw in the towel. Then a chance encounter brings Valkyrie’s secrets tumbling into the light, and her actions finally start making sense. She needs his help, and he’s more than willing to give it. If he succeeds in helping her win her freedom, will they finally have a chance at happiness?
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Download Free Child Of Mist: Dark Days (Child Of Mist, Book 2) PDF by Lola Stvil Full Book and published by Lola St.Vil. This book was released on 101-01-01 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: There is no escape from the Hell that awaits them... There is evil everywhere Rayne turns. How will she know whom to trust as they undergo their new mission? And now they are facing the wrath of the dark Fae world, is there any hope of them surviving? With darkness lurking In every shadow one thing is clear:not everyone will make it out alive..
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Download Free Valkyrie's Oath PDF by Arizona Tape Full Book and published by Vampari Press. This book was released on 2019-12-01 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Brynhild is on track to graduate as the star Valkyrie of her class, a choice that was made for her. She's never had much reason to rebel until a new Banshee teacher starts at the Afterlife Academy and shows her a glimpse of a different life. * Valkyrie's Oath is the first paranormal book in The Heir Of The East duology and is set in the Afterlife Academy. The earlier, shorter version was previously titled Valkyrie's Chaos and was part of the Magic and Mayhem anthology. Rest in Series: #1: Valkyrie's Oath #2: Valkyrie's Choice Relates Series: - Valkyrie 101 and sequels (The Afterlife Academy series) - Wings of Grief
Download Free Tales of the Women of Norse Legend PDF by Taylor Hathcock Full Book and published by Taylor Hathcock. This book was released on 2022-06-23 with total page 48 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Explore popular myths with a focus on the strong female characters as opposed to the male hero.
Download Free Circumpolar! PDF by Richard A. Lupoff Full Book and published by Hachette UK. This book was released on 2015-08-27 with total page 320 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: ANTARCTIC SAVAGES - PREHISTORIC MASTODONS - FLYING FORTRESSES - PARALYSING RAY GUNS - GRYPHONS - WATER-WITCHES - LOST CONTINENTS - WONDERFUL FLYING MACHINES...AND MORE! Coming soon - the most fantastic contest ever conceived: An airplane race pitting Amelia Earhart, Charles Lindbergh and Howard Hughes against Manfred von Richthofen (the Bloody Red Baron), his kid brother Lothar and Princess Irina Lvova of Russia! Which team will be the first to complete the never-before-attempted round-the-poles flight? Warning: On this doughnut-shaped alternate Earth it is impossible to fly off the edge!
Download Free Valkyrie's Legacy PDF by Allyson Lindt Full Book and published by Acelette Press. This book was released on 2021-01-09 with total page 800 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: All four books, plus the prequel, in the pulse-pounding, heart-racing Valkyrie’s Legacy series. The gods raised Kirby as an assassin. A weapon to wield against those who threatened their power. The soldiers she grew up and trained with are the only family she knows. When her partner—her lover—betrays her and The Order shuns her, Kirby’s world shatters. She spirals into a darkness that threatens to destroy her. The combat instructor Kirby lusted after from a distance, pulls her from pit and offers her a new path forward. Vengeance and a chance to do right by the people she once hunted. But he’s keeping a secret. At least one of the prophecies drilled into her head in school is about her—the Valkyrie who Odin cursed to an eternity of loss. He and the other immortal men she’s loved in her previous lives have searched for her through time and around the world, to keep her alive in this life. These three gorgeous, sexy immortals promise her family. A future. After so much betrayal and heartbreak though, Kirby doesn’t know if she can trust the man who lied to her for years, or his companions. When the order realizes Kirby is still alive, she becomes their most prominent target. Is she’s strong enough to face the threat alone, or is putting her faith in the allies who can help her survive an even deadlier choice? Author's Note: The Valkyrie’s Legacy Series is a dark #whychoose urban fantasy that contains mention of self-harm, thoughts of suicide, and physical assault Other Books By Allyson Lindt Valkyrie's Legacy Series (Urban Fantasy) Valkyrie Reborn Valkyrie Hunted Valkyrie Concealed Valkyrie Crowned Three Player Co-op (Ménage Romance) Looking For It Waiting For It Asking For It Running For It Fighting For It Game for Cookies Series (Ménage Romance) Seduction Games Control Games Two Plus One (Ménage Romance) Their Nerd Their Matchmaker 3d20 Series (Ménage Romance) Roll Against Trust Roll Against Regret Roll Against Discovery Roll Against Betrayal Subscribe, Live, Love Series (Ménage Romance) Red Hunted Red Consumed Beauty Claimed Beauty Awakened Ubiquity Series (Urban Fantasy Reverse Harem) Seductive Soul Soul Reaper Soul Betrayer Truth's Harem Series (Urban Fantasy Reverse Harem) Fate's Illusion Innovation's Muse Apathy's Hero Ridden Hard (M/F Contemporary Romance) Hard Flip Hard Pack Riding the Wave Drive Me Wild Love Equation (Contemporary Romance) Rival Charmed by the Geeks Regret Restraint Love Games (M/F Contemporary Romance) His Reputation Her Airman His Cosplayer Love Hack (M/F Contemporary Romance) His Hacker His Infatuation Her Surrender Hacking Wonderland (Suspense) Reagan through the Looking Glass The Hatter and the Hare Painting the Roses Red Reigning Hearts Null Equation (Dystopian Romance) Over Exposed Over Stimulated Over Shared Stand Alone Titles Seeking More (M/F New Adult Romance) Destined for Temptation (Paranormal Romance)
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