Viking Warrior Rising (Viking Warriors) (Mass Market)

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This is book number 1 in the Viking Warriors series.


This "action-packed, sexy, and fun" (ILONA ANDREWS) paranormal romance from "a new force to be reckoned with!" (REBECCA ZANETTI) is:

*a double RITA Finalist*

*a Holt Medallion winner*

*your next favorite read*

Under attack from Loki's minions, immortal warlord Leif is shocked to encounter a dark-haired beauty who fights like a warrior herself. Wounded and feverish, the Viking warrior kisses her, inadvertently triggering an ancient Norse bond. But when Naya Brisbane breaks away and disappears before the bond is completed, Leif's resolved warrior spirit goes berserk. If Leif doesn't find her fast, he's going to lose himself to permanent battle fury.

But Naya doesn't want to be found…and they're both running out of time.

When Loki's forces descend, Immortal Vikings are humanity's only protection against the dark…

About the Author

2016 double RITA finalist Asa Maria Bradley grew up in Sweden surrounded by archaeology and history steeped in Norse mythology, which inspired the immortal Vikings and Valkyries in her paranormal romances. She arrived in the U.S. as a high school exchange student and quickly became addicted to ranch dressing and cop shows. Asa currently resides on a lake deep in the pine forests of the Pacific Northwest with a British husband and a rescue dog of indeterminate breed. She graduated from the Inland Northwest Center for Writers program at Eastern Washington University with an MFA in creative writing and also holds an MS in Medical Physics from University of Colorado. Visit her at, or follow her on Twitter @AsaMariaBradley.

Praise For…

"Asa Maria Bradley creates a swoon-worthy hero who sizzles across the pages in this tale full of passion, blood, and destiny! Sexy, stubborn, and smart lovers clash in a tension-filled race to outwit science and control fate. Bradley is a new force to be reckoned with in the paranormal genre! Move over Highlanders…the Vikings are coming!" — Rebecca Zanetti, New York Times bestselling author of the Dark Protector series

"Bradley has created a fascinating world that merges Norse mythology and modern-day society with plenty of action. " — RT Book Reviews, 4 Stars

"Viking Warrior Rising by Asa Maria Bradley is a debut novel that breathes fresh air into the over-crowded paranormal romance genre with an exciting tale of modern adventure mixed in with Norse mythology. Vikings are the new Vampires!" — Night Owl Reviews, Top Pick!

"[A]n ingenious new series... Viking Warrior Rising is a super fantastic novel that had me wanting more! I enjoyed this novel immensely. Five Flying Stars" — The Romance Reviews, 5 stars, Top Pick!

"An intensely thrilling and unique romance that whisks the reader into the intricate, smart, and sexy world of these wickedly hot Viking warriors." — Sara Humphreys, award-winning author of Vampires Never Cry Wolf

"Strong world-building, and a hero that will make you want a Viking of your very own!" — Paige Tyler, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the X-Ops and SWAT series

"...perfect for paranormal romance readers who are looking for something different. " — Publishers Weekly

"Viking Warrior Rising had an early Black Dagger Brotherhood feel to it. A band of warriors living on Earth and trying to protect the unsuspecting human population from the bad guys. The macho banter and camaraderie. And lots of potential for sequels. A great debut from Asa Maria Bradley. " — Heroes and Heartbreakers

"Viking Warrior Rising is a fantastic beginning to an intriguing new series. " — Examiner

"Full of fighting, attraction, good and evil, and a splash of humour, I will most definitely be looking forward to the next in this awesome series." — The Reading Café

"Cue the trumpets! A new, cutting edge and smart paranormal novel and series starter that I can rally behind. I do not know what author Asa Maria Bradley has been up to all this time but thank goodness she created this paranormal/Norse legend/Sci-Fi world... Fans of paranormal, battle action, sexy romance will not be disappointed…because, vikings! B+" — Smexy Books

"If Viking Warrior Rising is any indication, Asa Maria Bradley is sure to be a dazzling new talent in the romance world!" — Reading Between the Wines Book Club

"In my many, many conversations I’ve had with fellow readers about this book, I’ve likened Viking Warrior Rising to early Black Dagger Brotherhood... The band of Viking warriors promises lots of great stories to come and I, for one, will be lined up to read them all." — Read Love Blog

"Viking Warrior Rising echoes some of the best elements of other successful paranormal romance series without feeling like a clone: the camaraderie and tight loyalty of the Black Dagger Brotherhood, the lore and elegance of Jan DeLima’s Celtic Wolves, the pulsing sensuality and efficient lethality of Rebecca Zanetti’s Sins Brothers. Ava Maria Bradley has crafted a hard-hitting romance that is steeped in Nordic history and culture and feels authentic in every sense. Viking Warrior Rising is a celebration of all the intangible must-haves that make paranormal romance so addicting, and I freaking loved it! Now all I can think about is how soon can I get my hands on the next book!" — Grave Tells

"Nonstop action, satisfying romantic encounters, and intriguing world building make this a thoroughly enjoyable first installment in Bradley’s paranormal-romance series, Viking Warriors." — Booklist

"Nonstop action, satisfying romantic encounters, and intriguing world building make this a thoroughly enjoyable first installment in Bradley’s paranormal-romance series, Viking Warriors." — Booklist

Product Details
ISBN: 9781492618843
ISBN-10: 1492618845
Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
Publication Date: November 3rd, 2015
Pages: 272
Language: English
Series: Viking Warriors