A fantasy romance mixed with Viking mythology novel. Think Lord of the Rings 'light' meets Princess and the Pauper, with a soul mate love story - an epic saga with two strong female heroines.
I do not want to do this, Lucia thought as she led the snaking burial procession down the dark, fog-filled streets of autumnal Bergendal. Many who grieved the death of her mother, Queen Maud, reverently followed her in the midnight light parade, their hushed voices sounding like ghost whispers behind her. Others showed their respect by lining up on the sides of the streets, watching as she passed with her torch held high. Her blond hair gleamed in the light of the flames and unmercifully lit up her tear-streaked face. Why did my mother have to die? She felt utterly alone..
Lucia's father, King Olav, had forced her to lead the town&...