Viking raids were not just on the coasts, but also up the rivers.
It was a large open row boat with a tall front and a tall back (like a Viking boat of old)
Roald Dahl -- Charlie And The Chocolate Factory
And the Viking ships had no weapons, aside from the men.
Katherine Applegate -- Everworld - Search For Senna
"That’s a Viking sword—very old.
Cassandra Clare -- City of Heavenly Fire
You’d look at Eleanor’s mom and think she must be carved into the prow of a Viking ship somewhere or maybe painted on the side of a plane….
Rainbow Rowell -- Eleanor & Park
Fair-skinned, blond, Nordic features, like a Viking princess.
Rick Yancey -- The Infinite Sea
She found the buffet, and found it in shambles, a feast raided by animals or Vikings, and made her way to the nearest bar, which was out of Riesling and was now offering only some kind of vodka-and-energy drink concoction.
Dave Eggers -- The Circle
They’re death traps, every one of them, containing the very bloodiest episodes from London’s history—the Great Fire of 1666; the exceedingly lethal Viking Siege of 842; the pestilent height of the terrible Plague!
Ransom Riggs -- Hollow City
I imagine Viking warriors might look like that, if Vikings were clean-shaven and modernized.
Susan Ee -- Angelfall
The Viking was spoken about with reverence, those who had competed bearing their injuries like veterans of some distant and particularly brutal war.
Jojo Moyes -- Me Before You
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"It’s a minivan, not a Viking."
Alexandra Bracken -- The Darkest Minds
Vikings, you know.
Diana Gabaldon -- Outlander
There was the tall man, built like a Viking, straw hair in a ponytail, throwing the pills in the deep end, hundreds of them.
Dave Eggers -- A Hologram for the King
I also went on board a Viking ship which lay a short distance from the little craft.
Helen Keller -- Story of My Life
Along the fjords and in the hidden valley of Norway, he saw wooden stave churches, the timbers of which had been carved by Viking boat-builders.
Alice Sebold -- The Lovely Bones
I believe in my heart of hearts that he suffered as much about Lucy’s death as any of us, but he bore himself through it like a moral Viking.
Bram Stoker -- Dracula
That’s where the Vikings used to hide in the Middle Ages.
Ayn Rand -- Atlas Shrugged
At first, Hazel thought they were wearing Viking helmets.
Rick Riordan -- The Son of Neptune
I should like best to be a Viking, Ejlif.
Henrik Ibsen -- An Enemy of the People
The scene is part personal tragedy, part Viking funeral, part Chippewa trip to the next world, all strange.
Thomas C. Foster -- How to Read Literature Like a Professor
Both men looked fondly down at the new Viking.
Julia Alvarez -- How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents
Someone who looked like a Viking, with big broad shoulders.
Cassandra Clare -- City of Glass
The Vikings believed that the inhabited world was an island under constant threat from outside dangers.
Jostein Gaarder -- Sophie’s World
I had a book contract with Viking Press because Richard Seaver, who was a Viking editor, saw my short stories in Ken Rosen’s anthology, The Man to Send Rain Clouds.
Leslie Marmon Silko -- Ceremony
Painter referred to the Lockheed Vikings, carrier-borne antisubmarine aircraft.
Tom Clancy -- The Hunt for Red October
She especially enjoyed reading about Paolina and Ake Viking.
Nicholas Sparks -- Message in a Bottle
One of the strongest representations appears in the Poetic Edda of the ancient Vikings.
Joseph Campbell -- The Hero With a Thousand Faces
He said he wanted to give their boat a "Viking funeral" out at sea.
Tracy Kidder -- Mountains Beyond Mountains
That made it a Viking funeral, after a fashion.
Saul Bellow -- The Adventures of Augie March
I always wanted to be a pirate, or a Viking.
Jodi Picoult -- Change of Heart
But since we were in a seven-freaking-bedroom country chateau with a Sub-Zero fridge and Viking range at our disposal, it didn’t cut it.
James Patterson -- School’s Out - Forever
…minutes and there was no one in when I pressed the button that said Flat C and the only interesting thing that happened on the way was 8 men dressed up in Viking costumes with helmets with horns on and they were shouting, but they weren’t real Vikings because the Vikings lived nearly 2,000 years ago, and also I had to go for another wee and I went in the alleywaydown the side of a garage called Burdett Motors, which was closed, and I didn’t like doing that but I didn’t want to wet…
Mark Haddon -- The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
The kitchen had been remodeled only two years earlier; the SubZero refrigerator and Viking cooking range were still considered state of the art; no, he’d said, cooking for twenty or more wouldn’t be a problem.
Nicholas Sparks -- Nights in Rodanthe
I suppose the Vikings thought that where one was good, three might be better.
James A. Owen -- Here, There be Dragons
It reminds me of a Viking ship.
Libba Bray -- Sweet Far Thing
Jason hosted a celebration party in his room, a timbered Viking hall.
Henry H. Neff -- The Hound of Rowan
The next game we have is against the Vikings on Monday Night Football.
Michael Lewis -- The Blind Side
I thought this was the Troy, not the Viking raiders.
John Ringo -- Live Free or Die
A bachelor’s party is not a Viking invasion.
J.D. Robb -- Immortal in Death
Mariner, Viking, Spirit, Opportunity, and Curiosity, just to name a few, had all been born in this one room.
Andy Weir -- The Martian
Her forefathers had been Vikings, savage chieftains who bore no cross and brooked no hindrance to their will.
Zane Grey -- Riders of the Purple Sage
I’ve heard rumors that the Minnesota Vikings and Jacksonville Jaguars were also trying to trade up to take me.
Tim Tebow -- Through My Eyes
We experienced and absorbed the same waves of invasions: Celts, Vikings, Normans — all left their distinctive mark on our countries.
Tony Blair -- First Address to Irish Parliament From a British PM
She was draped heavily in white, shaded with blue, like a Queen, and she stood braced and looking upward like the figurehead on a Viking ship.
Eudora Welty -- The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty
After Onassis’s death, Jackie retreated from the public eye, eventually securing a job with Viking Press as a book editor in New York City.
Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard -- Killing Kennedy
When set upon the water and given the proper command, the miniature would expand into a Viking longship that could navigate and sail itself against wind, wave, and tide.
Henry H. Neff -- The Maelstrom
Within a minute, the frame had assumed the characteristic shape of a Viking ship.
Henry H. Neff -- The Fiend And The Forge
But if you hit your sales projections and collect a year-end bonus, you not only aren’t worried about the $100 ticket but can also afford to buy that Viking range you’ve always wanted—and on which your toddler can now burn her own finger.
Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner -- Freakonomics
Looking at him for the first time, Alba saw that she had been cavorting with what looked like a total stranger, who not only had the hair of a Viking but also lacked the beard of Miguel and his small round schoolmaster’s spectacles, and seemed much thinner.
Isabel Allende -- The House of Spirits
So when this mattress flared up around the sailor, in his Viking’s funeral: the stored, coded years of uselessness, early death, self-harrowing, the sure decay of hope, the set of all men who had slept on it, whatever their lives had been, would truly cease to be, forever, when the mattress burned.