The Unbroken Line of the Moon is a magnificent novel about love, sex, hate, war, brutality and real magic that will grab your attention from the very first page. The story is set in the 10th century, and Sigrid, a young girl, is in the center of the narrative. She is to give birth to a child who is destined to become the king of the Nordic lands. She believes in the Nordic gods and follows their every instruction.
Freya, a goddess, comes to her in her dreams and tells her about the events that are yet to take place. Sigrid is gorgeous, smart and rich, but it's her supernatural ability to see the future that allows her to shape the present and play a key role in the brutal war between Christians and her own people - Vikings. Her father wishes for her to marry Erik, a king of "local proportions", as that would give everybody a chance to make the peace with the Goths even stronger.
The girl gladly agrees to marry the man, because she thinks that's what the goddess wants her to do. However, she soon understands that her destiny is not to be with Erik, but with a warrior named Sweyn, the one and only man that can take the crown of the ruler of Denmark. So, what will Sigrid do? Follow her heart and put everything she holds dear at risk, or put her will on hold for the great Viking kingdom?
The Unbroken Line of the Moon is a ridiculously captivating book that you won't be able to put down. It's fast-paced, intriguing, comes with amazing characters and the constant twists of plot are truly riveting. Johanne Hildebrandt created a rich, complex, believable world that the fans of historical fiction will simply fall in love with.