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Queen of America By Tim Slee
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"Viking Freya sets out to attempt what her brother Leif could not do: find Vinland. Setting sail with her crew, she is resourceful and strong in the face of adversity and challenges along the... More > way ... authentic language and intriguing characters help carry the plot, which is full of adventure. Fans of historical fiction will find a lot to like here." - Publishers Weekly BookLife Prize in Fiction. Freya Eriksdottir is the daughter of a Viking Earl who has no expectations of her but that she should marry well. Freya has other ideas. When her hopeless brother Erik returns to Greenland babbling about a new world to the west, she decides that SHE will be the first to settle it. She trains as a shield maiden, persuades a friend of her father to lend her three strong ships and gathers a hundred settlers to colonise the new world. Her father gifts her with two young scouts, Haki and Hyka, to watch over her. Which is well, because brother Leif also has a gift for her, but one which is not so well intentioned.< Less
Green Skies By Andrew Oberg & Eric Uhlich
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Rampant climate change. Unchecked and self-serving authorities. Clinging to imported traditions. Thriving but hostile indigenous tribes. Racism. Starvation. Murder. It is Western Settlement,... More > Greenland, late fifteenth century, and the Norse colony there is plagued by all these problems and many more. Green Skies tells their tale through the eyes of a young farmer named Bjorn Thorsson. Season after season, from midnight sun to polar night, the colonists' hardships mount until the settlement’s very survival is in question. Will the Norse be able to limp their way through another harsh winter? Or will the Inuit finally push them over the brink? Will Bjorn be able to find peace in his eerily modern medieval world? Or will he succumb to the despair that haunts his neighbors and afflicts his nation? Green Skies is a story of the struggle we all face to survive in a changing world––physically, certainly, but much more so psychologically.< Less
Green Skies By Andrew Oberg & Eric Uhlich
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Rampant climate change. Unchecked and self-serving authorities. Clinging to imported traditions. Thriving but hostile indigenous tribes. Racism. Starvation. Murder. It is Western Settlement,... More > Greenland, late fifteenth century, and the Norse colony there is plagued by all these problems and many more. Green Skies tells their tale through the eyes of a young farmer named Bjorn Thorsson. Season after season, from midnight sun to polar night, the colonists' hardships mount until the settlement’s very survival is in question. Will the Norse be able to limp their way through another harsh winter? Or will the Inuit finally push them over the brink? Will Bjorn be able to find peace in his eerily modern medieval world? Or will he succumb to the despair that haunts his neighbors and afflicts his nation? Green Skies is a story of the struggle we all face to survive in a changing world––physically, certainly, but much more so psychologically.< Less
Old Breivoll Farm - An historical account 1567- 1945. Volume 1. By R Hansen
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Follow the history of one of Ibestad's oldest farms as you go back in time to the high middle ages tracing the history of early Danish Settlers following 'The Great Plague" and discovering the... More > trials and tribulations of these early inhabitants. Through times of plenty and times of hardship follow how the inhabitants of this ancient Viking Farm have sought to live and prosper. Plagued by Russian Pirates, hard winters and often encountering failed crops see how these people overcame tragedy and suffering to succeed in a hostile climate. As the Industrial Revolution spread from England round the World see how in the face of new and exciting opportunities in the 19th century many inhabitants chose to find a better life for themselves in the New World and beyond as the Gold Rush and Pioneer Spirit gripped America. See www.oldastafjord.com for more details.< Less
Runes of Mann By Michael Kelly
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Runes of Mann is a study of the runes used by the Viking settlers on the Isle of Man approximately 1,000 years ago. The first part of the book describes the exact set of runes used by the Manx... More > runemasters, a variant of the set of sixteen runes known as the Younger Futhark. In its second section, the book gives detailed descriptions, illustrations and photographs of many of the runestones that have survived on the Island since the Viking Age. Stones bearing the Celtic ogham characters are also described and pictured. The third section of the book seeks to recreate methods whereby those interested in using the Manx runes for divination or magic may put them into practice today. An important book, both historically and practically.< Less
Runes of Mann By Michael Kelly
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Runes of Mann is a study of the runes used by the Viking settlers on the Isle of Man approximately 1,000 years ago. The first part of the book describes the exact set of runes used by the Manx... More > runemasters, a variant of the set of sixteen runes known as the Younger Futhark. In its second section, the book gives detailed descriptions, illustrations and photographs of many of the runestones that have survived on the Island since the Viking Age. Stones bearing the Celtic ogham characters are also described and pictured. The third section of the book seeks to recreate methods whereby those interested in using the Manx runes for divination or magic may put them into practice today. An important book, both historically and practically.< Less
The Littlefield Story By Riyan Littlefield
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NORSE GODS. SWEDISH KINGS. VIKINGS. DUKES OF NORMANDY. KINGS OF ENGLAND. SCOTTISH REIVERS. ENGLISH CITIZENS. AMERICAN SETTLERS. VETERANS. LITTLEFIELDS. The Littlefield Story tells the tale... More > of the origins of a family which is common in southern England, common in the state of Maine, and uncommon everywhere else. The stories within these covers are the tales of generations of men who lived, fought, and died as Littlefields. While their name may be common in some places, one thing that is rare is their commitment to faith, family, and nation.< Less

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