Rough and Ready

Rough and Ready

by Sandra Hill

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ISBN-13: 9780425213025
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/05/2006
Series: Viking Time-Travel Series , #1
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 4.20(w) x 6.70(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Sandra Hill is a graduate of Pennsylvia State University and worked for more than ten years as a features writer and education editor for publications in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Writing about serious issues taught her the merits of seeking the lighter side of even the darkest stories. She is the wife of a stockbroker and the mother of four sons.

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Rough and Ready 3.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 19 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This was an interesting time-travel romance. Five Navy SEALS travel to the 11th century! They end up back in the present day, but with a 'guest.' I enjoyed this quirky read!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
THIS is Fab. I luved it sew much. Wish thiz cud happen to newer!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is a piece of crap. No originality, and hilariously terrible writing style.
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I did not like the style of writing and it appears to be the typical romance novel. I did not read the whole book so I could be way off base. If I am I apologize.
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lillie-12 More than 1 year ago
It is a great story and very funny. Sandra Hill is a great author. I've loved everyone of her books so far. Be sure and check it out.
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harstan More than 1 year ago
His brilliant sister UCLA professor Kirstin, an expert on ancient studies especially Vikings, asks Navy SEAL Lieutenant Torolf Magnusson what he would change if he could go back in time to an event lost in the annals of history a little documented event say in 1020 like Steinolf claiming to be king of the Norselands after a ten year reign of terror. Torolf is happy in America, but would want to stop the madness of Steinolf.---------------- Torolf and his SEAL teammates ride a Viking long ship in Norway when they are transported back to the early eleventh century. There he seeks the help of his childhood friend, Brunhilda ¿Hilda¿ Berdottir, a ¿Dark Ages feminist¿. He and his men find her and other strong women living in Sanctuary. As his men think it is a big ruse, Torolf begins his quest to end Steinolf¿s tyranny even as he and Hilda fall in love. If he succeeds on his mission, Torolf wonders about the future with Hilda, here, the twenty-first century, or will they be the ultimate star-crossed lovers.------------------- The latest amusing Viking time travel romance sends Torolf to the past with his squad in which misunderstanding becomes the norm and the lack of coffee makes the men suffer caffeine withdrawal. The plot takes many more twists than the previous tales, which doubles the humorous fun as further time induced confusion occur. ROUGH AND READY is a jocular tale that Ms Hill¿s fans will laugh about with the antics of displaced people while going over the hill and back.------------------- Harriet Klausner
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is a continuation of the Magnusson family series. The Magnusson's have time traveled to the 21st century from the 1100's. I mostly enjoyed the other books. A. This is getting old. Stay in one century already. B. The terms that are used both by the SEALS when trying to talk to the 12th century women and by the women when talking to the SEAL's. EX: Torolf to Tilda is talking about 'sexual attraction' and she understands what he means. Another:' You invite me for a night of swiving.' There were some definitions in the very back of the book but who wants to keep stopping to look them up? C. Hilda was a screechy, obnoxious person in both centuries much like Madrene in 'Hot and Heavy'. I was sick to death of her constant insults to Zorolf: 'loathsome lout' (this one we heard so often I was ready to scream), 'lackwit', 'filthy, untrustworthy, uncaring maggot of a man.' She was always telling Zorolf that there would be no more 'tupping' then the next thing you know they were having sex. D. How attractive could these women be? They didn't bathe regularly, their clothes weren't particularly clean, they worked with sheep and I'm assuming they didn't shave their legs or their armpits. It's hard to believe not just one, but five 21st century men would want to be in very close quarters with them. It looks like the next book will be more of the same so I'll pass.