eBook; 302 Pages
Genre: Historical Romance/Medieval
Series: Avelynn (Book Two)
Avelynn: The Edge of Faith, a stand-alone Viking Romance from author Marissa Campbell.
It's the year 871. Charges of treason, murder, and witchcraft follow Avelynn into exile as she flees England with Alrik. Arriving in Wales, they find refuge among Alrik's friends in the Welsh nobility. Cast out by his half-brothers, Alrik seeks to regain his honor and earn favor with the gods. When war threatens, Alrik embraces gold and the opportunity for his crew to become mercenaries, aiding the Southern Welsh kings in their fight against Rhodri the Great.
Desperate to return home, Avelynn seeks to find a way to prove her innocence, but she is pitted against Alrik as their desires for the future clash. With battle looming, Avelynn's faith in their relationship is further tested through a bitter struggle with Marared, a jealous lover from Alrik's past. Marared's threats turn deadly, and Avelynn runs afoul of magic and sorcery, causing her to question her beliefs and role as priestess.
When Avelynn and Alrik are betrayed, Avelynn is captured and Alrik is charged with regicide. The two become separated, a chasm of greed, deceit, and ambition driving them apart. In an act of harrowing faith, Avelynn will stop at nothing to find her way back to Alrik and break them both free from Wales's bloodthirsty grasp.
AVELYNN: THE EDGE OF FAITH is a stand-alone novel and #2 in the Avelynn series.
I received this book free of charge from the author/publisher via Historiclal Fiction Virtual Book Tours
Avelynn: The Edge of Faith is the second book in the Avelynn series. Although I did not read the first book, not only did I hear wonder reviews about the first book but I can see why it was so well received. Avelynn is not only a very good book but the character is very complex and a pioneer in many areas. When Avelynn is accused of witchcraft, with the help of her partner, Alrik, they arrive in Wales. Through all the obstacles that Avelynn and Alrik many things of the medieval time period come to light as do many different forms of ambition-at-all costs scenerios. Avelynn was an informative and exciting read.
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