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On the Cold Coasts

(2012)
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When a fleet of one hundred English ships is caught in a horrible storm off the cold coasts of fifteenth-century Iceland, twenty-five ships are lost. For Ragna, the daughter of a respected family and betrothed to Thorkell, her relationship with one of the seamen washed ashore results in pregnancy. Now barren due to a traumatic childbirth and stigmatized as a fallen woman, she is left with no prospects for marriage when the betrothal is ultimately canceled.
A decade later, Ragna becomes a housekeeper to the new English bishop in North Iceland, where passionate and ambitious Thorkell is a priest and steward. They embark on a fervent but doomed love affair as priests cannot marry and Ragna will not be a concubine. Little does Ragna know but her host, the bishop, is instigating the conflict between the English and Nordic settlers to his own gain, with a devastating impact on his housekeeper. As sweeping as it is intimate, On the Cold Coasts is a powerful, enduring story of love and personal sacrifice.

 
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Paperback Editions

March 2012 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: On the Cold Coasts
Author(s): Vilborg Davidsdottir
ISBN: 1-61109-095-4 / 978-1-61109-095-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: AmazonCrossing
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Audio Editions

October 2016 : MP3 CD
thumbTitle: On the Cold Coasts
Author(s): Vilborg Davidsdottir
ISBN: 1-5318-8172-6 / 978-1-5318-8172-6
Publisher: BRILLIANCE AUDIO
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May 2012 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: On the Cold Coasts
Author(s): Vilborg Davidsdottir
ISBN: 1-4558-8103-1 / 978-1-4558-8103-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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May 2012 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: On the Cold Coasts
Author(s): Vilborg Davidsdottir
ISBN: 1-4558-8104-X / 978-1-4558-8104-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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May 2012 : USA MP3 CD
thumbTitle: On the Cold Coasts
Author(s): Vilborg Davidsdottir
ISBN: 1-4558-8105-8 / 978-1-4558-8105-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

May 2012 : USA MP3 CD
thumbTitle: On the Cold Coasts
Author(s): Vilborg Davidsdottir
ISBN: 1-4558-8106-6 / 978-1-4558-8106-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio on MP3-CD Lib Ed
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

May 2012 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: On the Cold Coasts
Author(s): Vilborg Davidsdottir
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

March 2012 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: On the Cold Coasts
Author(s): Vilborg Davidsdottir
Publisher: AmazonCrossing
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