Fate and Free Wills in "LEIF, Viking Glory" by Celeste Barclay
Welcome to Medieval Monday Blog Hop! We're on week thirteen (only one more week) of our theme of First Kiss, and I'm thrilled to host a new medieval author in our group. My guest today is the lovely Celeste Barclay! She's sharing a snippet from her wonderful Viking medieval romance, Leif, Viking Glory, Book 1.
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A Snippet from LEIF, Viking Glory
Sigrid was slow to answer. She accepted her destiny years ago, and her visions of Leif had her falling in love with him before she grew into a woman. Sigrid knew this situation was new to him, and she had no desire to scare him away. Sigrid would not force a marriage onto him if he did not want it. She could only show him what she knew from past prophecies. It would be his choice to accept or rebel.
“Should I take your silence for what it seems? You don’t wish to wed me but will do so because you believe this is your fate.”
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Fate brought them together. Free will binds them.
After months at sea, Leif Ivarrson wants nothing more than to revel in the comforts of home. Yet when word arrives that a new threat has invaded their land, Leif is forced to take up his sword once more. Tasked with rescuing a jarl’s niece, Sigrid, from this malicious enemy, Leif departs on a journey that will alter the course of his fate.
Since she was a young girl, Sigrid Torbensdóttir’s visions have been both a blessing and a curse. Now a grown woman and powerful seer, she knew enemies would come for her, eager to exploit her gift. Yet her visions taught her that fate could not be denied or ignored. As she had foreseen it, the heroic Viking would save her and sweep them both up in the raging storm of inescapable destiny.
Drawn together by the will of the gods, Leif and Sigrid battle to save their people from a rival tribe’s scramble for power. Will their blossoming love survive the tests of war and family? Can a match created by fate withstand the machinations of man?
Set sail for adventure in this steamy Viking romance sure to leave you breathless! Norse lore meets passion and intrigue in Leif, written by Celeste Barclay!
Buy Links: www.books2read.com/leifvikingglory