Before her mother died, she arranged for Disa to marry Thorvald, a man of mystery to the settlers of Greenland. But their leader, Erik and Red, trusts Thorvald, and Disa knows she has no choice in the matter. If she does not marry, her land will be given to others and she will be without anyone to care for her. Thorvald holds honor above everything - that is, until he meets Disa. Surprised by the strong feelings she evokes in him, he is willing to do anything to win her love - even listen to stories about her God. But when danger threatens Disa's life, will Thorvald be ready to surrender to God? Or will his Viking sense of honor lead only to vengeance and death?
DARLENE MINDRUP is a full-time homemaker and home-school teacher. Once a 'radical feminist,' she fanned her independent streak in the army, then turned into a 'radical Christian' after a heart changing encounter with the Lord. Darlene lives in Arizona with her husband and two children. She believes 'romance is for everyone, not just the young and beautiful.' She has a passion for historical research, which is obvious in her detailed historical novels about places time seems to have forgotten.