Read The Reluctant Berserkerby Alex Beecroft – groundhogwalking.co.uk

The Reluctant Berserker Manhood is about than who s on top.Wulfstan, a noble and fearsome Saxon warrior, has spent most of his life hiding the fact that he would love to be cherished by someone stronger than himself Not some slight, beautiful nobody of a harper who pushes him up against a wall and kisses him.In the aftermath, Wulfstan isn t sure what he regrets most that he only punched the churl in the face, or that he really wanted to give in.Leofgar is determined to prove he s as much of a man as any Saxon But now he s got a bigger problem than a bloody nose The lord who s given him shelter from the killing cold is eyeing him like a wolf eyes a wounded hare.When Wulfstan accidentally kills a friend who is about to blurt his secret, he flees in panic and meets Leofgar, who is on the run from his lord s lust Together, pursued by a mother s curse, they battle guilt, outlaws, and the powers of the underworld, armed only with music and love that must overcome murderous shame to survive.Warning Contains accurate depictions of Vikings, Dark Ages magic, kickass musicians, trope subversions and men who don t know their place. New Read The Reluctant Berserker By Alex Beecroft For Kindle ePUB or eBook – groundhogwalking.co.uk

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  1. This is a historical novel that I would like to hold up as a shining example of what I crave when I read historicals I want to be immersed in the past, spending time with people that I on one hand understand, because of our shared humanity, but who on the other hand feel unfamiliar because their life s experienc...

  2. Amazing This book will be in my year s best for sure.First, I want to say that as a writer I admire good writing, especially as I read so heavily in m m romance where the writing is often just serviceable and not exactly the point That s not to denigrate any author, because my own work doesn t always soar like...

  3. A young bard with the countenance of an angel and a fierce berserker, proud and unpredictable Their paths cross, a catalyst, setting in motion a series of events that drive them both Beautiful language that lures one in is probably one of my favorite aspects to the story The day s voices had fallen silent, and now the town was filled with the whispering of the sea.The turf was soft beneath them and smelle...

  4. Well I loved this Beautifully written, beautifully thought out, really moving Beecroft does an amazing job of conveying this half pagan half Christian world, and the complicated web of unfamiliar thought and belief Wonderful vivid setting, too, and absolutely gorgeous main characters, wit...

  5. 2 Expectations Let Me Down Stars First and foremost, before I delve into my issues with this book and go into Hulk rage mode, I do have to commend Ms Beecroft for her wonderful world building It s very clear that she hit the books and did a lot of thorough research for this novel You were truly transported back in time I actually had to turn to good ole Wikipedia a few times to look up terms that I didn t understand or know wh...

  6. I added in one of my status updatesAlex Beecroft writes beautifully You forget until you go back into one of her booksIt s true Every time I read one of her books I am always in awe of the prose and the overall quality of writingIt will be chill tonight, he dropped down on the bench beside his friend and felt the warmth of the man s sturdy thigh against his own Will you share your cloak with me Cenred laughed and ducked his head to whisper, How little time it takes to overcome you I added in one of my status updatesAlex Beecroft writes beautifully You forget until you go back into one of her booksIt s true Every time I read one of her books I am always in awe of the prose and the overall quality of writingIt will be chill tonight, he dropped down on the bench beside his friend and felt the warmth of the man s sturdy thigh against his own Will you share your cloak with me Cenred laughed and ducked his head to whisper, How little time it takes to overcome your scruples, my friend Mock me and sleep cold Wulfstan made to rise, nettled, but Cenred caught the hem of his tunic and urged him back down. This is another gloriously written book The words evocative and thought provoking Wise men said there were demons in the forest, elf folk and mound folk, ettins and earth spirits But Leofgar had journeyed in the waste place all...

  7. Alex Beecroft is for me one of the historical masters of M M romance This time she takes us back to Anglo Saxon Britain at a time when life was a fight for survival and manages to combine into this backdrop a thoroughly convincing M M romance.Wulfstan is an anglo saxon warrior and was fostered by his master Lord Ecgbert and trained in his service One evening when they arrive at their village Wulfstan hears a music that magically draws him This music came from the main hall from two musicians Alex Beecroft is for me one of the historical masters of M M romance This time she takes us back to Anglo Saxon Britain at a time when life was a fight for survival and manages to combine into this backdrop a thoroughly convincing M M romance.Wulfstan is an anglo saxon warrior and was fostered by his master ...

  8. 4.5 starsIt s a shame this story hasn t garneredattention It s beautifully written Beecroft s descriptions are gorgeous and poetic the kind that had me reading out loud to feel the words roll around on my tongue The romance is slow burn at best and I would have likedof Wulfstan and Leofgar together as a couple But what I really loved about this story was how well it captures Medieval Britain, or, at least how I imagine it to have been Well researched, I appreciated the small d 4.5 starsIt s a shame this story hasn t garneredattention It s beautifully written Beecroft s descriptions are gorgeous and poetic the kind that had me reading out loud to feel the words roll around on my tongue The romance is slow burn at best and I would have likedof Wulfstan and Leofgar toge...

  9. Poetic, magical and fully engrossing Awesome sense of time and place, a wonderful, in style narrative language The main characters fully realized and firmly set into their environment, the secondary cast vividly drawn A ...

  10. I know all the songs tell us how terrible it is to be alone, without place or protector, a wanderer in the wilderness I can recite the lament of the lordless with every syllable dripping with woe It isn t to be alone that I fear, it is to be caged Bound to some man who thinks that because he feeds you he thus owns you.That his are the words that come out of your mouth, and his are your thoughts that you exist only to praise and serve him How can a man of pride bear that How can any real I know all the songs tell us how terrible it is to be alone, without place or protector, a wanderer in the wilderness I can recite the lament of the lordless with every syllable dripping with woe It isn t to be alone that I fear, it is to be caged Bound to some man who thinks that because he feeds you he thus owns you.That his are the words that come out of your mouth, and his are your thoughts that you exist only to praise and serve him How can a man of pride bear that How can any real man be content as another s servant Wulfstan has a secret A secret that would shame him in...