Lida was married to the love of her life for just two months when she became a widow. Pregnant and disowned by her late husband’s family for suspected infidelity, she was forced to return to her family in shame. Eight years later, uninterested in the prospect of finding another husband, she finds herself the unwilling object of a marriage contract with a powerful warlord. In a day, she is wed, bed, and put on a ship headed for Tronscar; an unknown icy stone and steel fortress.
Jarl Magnus is pleased to have taken a strong wife who, however stubborn she may be, will surely produce sons. However, he is less pleased with his wife’s additional baggage—a young daughter. But despite himself, Magnus falls for the daughter just as hard as the mother, and Lida’s heart is warmed to see the cold, serious Jarl move surprisingly fast into the role of stepfather.
When enemies attack Tronscar, Jarl Magnus’s nerves of steel waver, as the warrior fears his love for Lida will weaken him. But when his family is threatened, he’ll go to war to protect them, discovering along the way that they have the strength to protect themselves.
Why Warlord’s Wife?
I discovered this book last year and man was it good!! I love me some vikings, but Sandra Lake wrote a fantastic story, with rich characters. I think what I loved about this, is seeing the history come to life without being too harsh as some viking romances tend to be. This is definitely a story that will give you good “feels” from the beginning. If you haven’t tried out a viking romance yet, or are lookiing for one with a more easy going tone—you should pick this one up for sure!!