An epic fantasy trilogy from Norway about thousand-year-old secrets, forbidden romance, and what happens to those who make a deal with the devil comes at last to the United States!
Fifteen winters old, Hirka learns that she is an Odin's child – a tailless rot from another world. Despised. Dreaded. And hunted. She no longer knows who she is, and someone wants to kill her to keep it a secret. But there are worse things than humans, and Hirka is not the only creature to have broken through the gates…
‘Odin’s Child’ is unique fantasy with Norse roots. An epic clash of xenophobia, blind faith and the right or will to lead.
The first in a trilogy, Odin's Child is a thrilling modern fantasy epic.
Siri Petterson is a Norwegian novelist and comics creator. Her debut novel, Odin’s Child, was published in Norway in 2013, with sequels following in 2014 and 2015. Her work has since been translated into thirteen languages and sold more than a quarter of a million copies. Siri worked as an art director for many years and now writes full time.
...an intricate, engaging novel. The story examines and upends everything its characters believe in, including their world, their history, their faith, and themselves, while intertwining elements of politics and Norse mythology with a side of forbidden romance.
– Kirkus Reviews
Blood magic, blackmail, and battle rock a rich world of fading magic to its core in this internationally bestselling Norwegian epic fantasy. ...this series opener will captivate lovers of Bardugo’s gritty situations and Pullman’s wide mythic worlds.