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957 C.E. Orkney Islands, Kingdom of Norway

Oddný Einarsdóttir, 15, brims with excitement as she sets sail with her dashing foster brother. After a decade of separation, she's about to reunite with her father at his homestead in Iceland. But it is not to be. Just days into their voyage, she's screaming helplessly as the vikings butcher her foster brother before her eyes and drag her off with the booty.

A slave market would have been agony enough. But Oddný has already caught the lecherous eye of her brutal sea-king captor: Örlygr Thrasason.

The Sword begins the saga of Oddný Einarsdóttir, a young Norwegian woman struggling to reclaim her life after three shattering years in bondage. Passion, resilience, love and vengeance unfold against a rich backdrop of medieval slavery, civil war and the day-to-day life of 10th century Norway.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9798218334291
Publisher: Printwrite Press
Publication date: 12/25/2023
Series: Oddny Einarsdottir , #1
Edition description: 2nd ed.
Pages: 308
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.94(d)

About the Author

Lilypearl Colman has been fascinated since childhood with Viking Age culture and history. Now fluent in Old Norse-Icelandic, she makes the literature and society of medieval Scandinavia her personal study. She has woven many epic and historical themes into her debut novel, "Oddný Einarsdóttir", paying tribute especially to Laxdæla saga and Gísla saga Súrssonar. When Lilypearl is not writing, she can typically be found indulging in some kind of handicraft, painting, singing, or fretting over her cherished cat and bonsai. All to an eclectic musical soundtrack, of course. Otherwise, she may be drawing inspiration from some ancient saga or chronicle, or relaxing with a book by her favorite author, Sigrid Undset.
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