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Publisher's Summary

Be bold. Be brave. Be Viking....

The uplifting, laugh out loud debut novel from the best-selling author of The Year of Living Danishly. 

Frazzled mum Alice Ray likes to think she’s on top everything - she has four bags-for-life in the boot of her car for heaven's sake. But after spectacularly embarrassing herself at work, she finally gives in to her sister’s pleas to take a much-needed break. But this is not the luxury spa holiday Alice hoped for - instead, she finds herself in Denmark, in the middle of nowhere, on a ‘How to be a Viking’ getaway. 

Can the two sisters finally learn to get along, or will learning to embrace their inner warriors just make them better at fighting? Two sisters. One Scandi holiday they'll never forget...

©2018 Helen Russell (P)2018 W. F. Howes Ltd

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  • George
  • 08-07-2020

Good Fun!

This was such s s fun ride through Scandinavia!
The writing is fun and witty and narration is FANTASTIC! If you liked “ The Year of Living Danishly” then you’ll love this!

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  • Teresa Kauffmann
  • 18-03-2019

Not as good as the others

I couldn't even finish listening to this. Not up to par with her other books. Wish I had returned it.

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  • Mary
  • 28-12-2018

Didn't live up to reviews

I didn't find this funny or ironic or very interesting. The characters seemed a bit contrived and stereotypical. Kept hoping it world get better but never engaged or developed.

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  • Susanne
  • 20-01-2019

After a poor start

The story picks up somewhat. The story was not well read which made it even more difficult to go through with reading it. If it hadn’t been for the book club I would have given up on it. The last half of the book is more interesting because it’s explained why Alice behaves the way she does, and the characters generally become more interesting.

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  • StephBenton1
  • 17-01-2019

Really uplifting

I found the story really uplifting and the narration really engaging! I finished it wanting more of the Viking advice.

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  • Love-my-Kindle
  • 29-08-2020

Seriously boring!

Couldn't stand any longer than the start of chapter 3. Can I get a refund?

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