Lake Union Publishing
On Sale: February 21, 2017
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Greenland, AD 1000
More than her fiery hair marks Freydís as the daughter of
Erik the Red; her hot temper and fierce pride are as
formidable as her Viking father’s. And so, too, is her
devotion to the great god Thor, which puts her at odds with
those in power—including her own brother, the zealous Leif
Eriksson. Determined to forge her own path, she defies her
family’s fury and clings to her dream of sailing away to
live on her own terms, with or without the support of her
New Hampshire, 2016
Like her Icelandic ancestors, history professor Emma Moretti
is a passionate defender of Norse mythology. But in a small
town steeped in traditional values, her cultural beliefs
could jeopardize both her academic career and her
congressman father’s reelection. Torn between public
expectation and personal identity, family and faith, she
must choose which to honor and which to abandon.
In a dramatic, sweeping dual narrative that spans a
millennium, two women struggle against communities
determined to silence them, but neither Freydís nor Emma
intends to give up without a fight.
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