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Summary

An ancient sword points the way to an ages-old conflict and eternal love.

Nika Graves was excited about the Viking exhibit at her museum. She wasn’t counting on the star artifact, the Rune Sword, being stolen by a vampire. She certainly wasn’t counting on falling for the Swedish SOG agent who had been assigned to protect it. With Erik Thorvald at her side and time running out, Nika has to take the Rune Sword back before the vampires—the Draugr—bring their king back to life. Her life is at risk, but when she finds out that Erik is keeping some secrets of his own, her heart just might end up being the biggest casualty of the fight.

Viking vampires? Ancient Norse gods? That’s more than Nika bargained for—but it’s what she got. Now on the run with Erik, a sexy vampire turned Special Forces operative, she’s up to her eyeballs in magic, danger and desire. The Rune Sword holds the key to awakening a long-dead vampire king. 

Can Nika and Erik keep him in his grave where he belongs?

Rune Sword is a standalone with a "happily ever after" ending and no cliffhanger. This audiobook also contains several additional bonus stories to enjoy!

Warning: This book contains graphic scenes of a sexual nature and is not intended for listeners under 18.

©2017 SSPATEL Publishing (P)2017 SSPATEL Publishing

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Great story, good twists

Great story, very well written and with some good twists as well as a few predictable lines of the story. Good ending too

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Nice take on Vampires

This story is another take on Vampires bringing in Viking history. I did enjoy this story that’s full of twists and turns, betrayal of sorts and of course you can’t have a story like this without a bit of romance. Overall an enjoyable story. And the narrator did a great job.

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Clean Vampire Romance?

Excellent storyline, characters, development and action but it's somewhat lacking in the sex department. The authors appear to shy away from properly describing the sex scenes, prefering on a poetic summary of the event, making the novel less appealing. The lack steamy scenes disappointed me to the point it was hard to finish the book but I did because the storyline was interesting.

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A completely different take on Vampires

Sometimes you just want a quick read, with a rapid story conclusion, yet still with storyline and characters with depth and this audiobook successfully delivers these requirements. Despite being short, there is still good world building, a full storyline including mystery, action and romance. H and h are both interesting, strong characters with a believable relationship and a HEA. I also enjoyed the completely different take on Vampires.

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  • Lisa G B
  • 27-04-21

Vampire Viking Romance

This is a quick and entertaining story about a woman just trying to do her job then having her whole life change.
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Standalone with no cliffhangers.

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  • Gartlan
  • 03-03-20

This was enjoyable book

This was this was an enjoyable book. It took you on a ride. I never knew what was going to happen from min to the next! I would definitely recommend to read this book

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  • VaWineLover
  • 22-11-19

I have to "read" more of this series

I listened to the audio version of this book which was a gift from the author.

Interesting series opener about a museum curator who finds herself involved in a spectacular robbery that will change her life forever. Nika will discover that vampires do exist, and some of them are evil and some are not so bad. She is not in the crosshairs of an ancient evil and she only has one person, er not-evil vampire, on her side. When she learns how deep their connection really is she will have a choice to make that will change the course of her existence.

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  • Denice
  • 14-11-19

LOVE PERSISTING THROUGHOUT TIME

I received this book for free and am giving my honest and voluntary review.

I loved this story of Vikings and vampires. This is a story of love everlasting and the mistakes that kept a vampire miserable for a millennium. The love Eric (a vessel for a god) and Nika (the vessel for the god’s mate) was unbound and until the host body for the goddess that Nika finally held was strong enough to hold the goddess, Thor waited and lived a miserable life, wishing he’d done something different when he could. Fighting evil and keeping the world safe from evil vampires was something Eric swore to uphold. The warring between the vampire factions left numerous people dead and caused considerable anguish for Eric.

The narration was not as good as some of the others I’ve listened to, but the narrator held my attention. It was more a reading than the feeling of listening to the characters interact.

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  • Karen sebeika
  • 14-11-19

Great story

Well told story I enjoyed the fast paced story it was a nice change of pace to have a male voice to listen to for a change

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  • Sweetpea
  • 11-11-19

Intriguing

This book has a great story line that keeps you intrigued until the very end!

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  • Cherdene
  • 06-11-19

Prelude to the full version.

this book was a little rushed, expected more.
This book encourages you to get the whole series.
this book is only prelude to the full completed story.... you might call it a teaser or a spoiler.