TITLE: THE VARANGES – IN THE SHADOW OF DUTY
AUTHOR: ELENA STAMOU
PUBLISHER: MARADEL BOOKS
PUBLICATION: JULY 2019
DIMENSIONS: 21 X 14
RETAIL PRICE: € 11.90
Five fearless warriors, mercenaries in the service of the Byzantine emperor will finally be defeated by the love that will come unexpectedly in their lives. Gerard, Enrich, Alexios, Angus and Stellan, five men so different but so similar in the intensity with which they experience the passion and the momentum with which they claim the woman who will enchant them.
Book 1 In the shadow of duty
961 AD Crete
Alima does not imagine that saving the life of a half-dead mercenary from the North, a Varangos, she would tie her fate once and for all to his own. Trying to fulfill his obligation, Gerard becomes her shadow. Her independent nature and restless spirit fascinate him but also bring him to his limits. The sense of duty is confronted with emotions that originate involuntarily but also from a strong need to subdue it and make it completely and irrevocably his own. From Chandakas in Crete to the Fjords of the North, the journey is long and many things can happen, especially when there is a fiery love behind the task.
… “You are a puzzle that I can not solve and a fever that does not say to fall. A madness that is growing. “…” You are my one and only weakness and I would hold it like an amulet in my heart, if I knew for a moment that … you love me “… Gerard