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The Keepers of Metsan Valo: A Novel

The Keepers of Metsan Valo: A Novel

by Wendy Webb
The Keepers of Metsan Valo: A Novel

The Keepers of Metsan Valo: A Novel

by Wendy Webb


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The spirits of Nordic folklore come calling in this entrancing tale of family secrets and ancient mysteries by the #1 Amazon Charts bestselling author of The Haunting of Brynn Wilder.

In Metsan Valo, her family home on Lake Superior, Anni Halla’s beloved grandmother has died. Among her fond memories, what Anni remembers most vividly is her grandmother’s eerie yet enchanting storytelling. By firelight she spun tall tales of spirits in the nearby forest and waters who could heal—or harm—on a whim. But of course those were only stories…

The reading of the will now occasions a family reunion. Anni and her twin brother, their almost otherworldly mother, and relatives Anni hasn’t seen in forever—some with good reason—are all brought back together under one roof that strains to hold all their tension. But it’s not just Anni’s family who is unsettled. Whispers wind through the woods. Laughter bursts from bubbling streams. Raps from unseen hands rupture on the walls. Fireflies swarm and nightmares stir. With each odd occurrence, Anni fears that her return has invited less a welcoming and more a warning.

When another tragedy strikes near home, Anni must dive headfirst into the mysterious happenings to discover the truth about her home, her family, and the wooded island’s ancient lore. Plunging into the past may be the only way to save her family from whatever bedevils Metsan Valo.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781542021623
Publisher: Amazon Publishing
Publication date: 10/05/2021
Pages: 316
Sales rank: 485,480
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Wendy Webb is the #1 Amazon Charts bestselling and multiple award–winning author of six novels of gothic suspense, including The Haunting of Brynn Wilder; Daughters of the Lake; The Vanishing; The Fate of Mercy Alban; The Tale of Halcyon Crane; and The End of Temperance Dare, which has been optioned for both film and television. Her books are sold worldwide and have been translated into seven languages. Dubbed “Queen of the Northern Gothic” by reviewers, Wendy sets her stories on the windswept, rocky shores of the Great Lakes. Wendy lives in Minneapolis, where she is at work on her next novel when she’s not walking a good dog along the parkway and lakes near her home. Visit her at

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