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The Resource Saga, Nikki McWatters

Saga, Nikki McWatters

Label
Saga
Title
Saga
Statement of responsibility
Nikki McWatters
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the last years of the Viking Era, priestess Astrid takes on the task of recording the True Things. A skáldmær learning to write royal sagas and a member of one of the last remaining temples to the Goddess Nerthus, Astrid knows she must protect her secrets from the bishops of the Roman Church and from Norway's kings - a task that becomes harder when she falls in love. Orphaned Mercy is taken from the Glasgow Poorhouse by a man with ill intentions. When she realises the true horror of his evil plans, she escapes to London. She is fortunate to meet Ann Radcliffe, a successful yet reclusive author of Gothic horror novels. Mercy joins Ann's household and is taught storytelling. But even though she's finally found a home, she longs to discover her true identity. Mia is given the ancient book Systir Saga at the funeral of her cousin. With her best friend, Cait, she travels from the Blue Mountains to the UK on a quest to decipher the runes and learn more about her mysterious heritage. They journey to an ancient rock mound on a windswept island in the Orkneys. There, Mia seeks to unearth the secrets of the Systir Saga
Summary
In the last years of the Viking Era, priestess Astrid takes on the task of recording the True Things. A skaldmr learning to write royal sagas and a member of one of the last remaining temples to the Goddess Nerthus, Astrid knows she must protect her secrets from the bishops of the Roman Church and from Norway's kings - a task that becomes harder when she falls in love. Orphaned Mercy is taken from the Glasgow Poorhouse by a man with ill intentions. When she realises the true horror of his evil plans, she escapes to London. She is fortunate to meet Ann Radcliffe, a successful yet reclusive author of Gothic horror novels. Mercy joins Ann's household and is taught storytelling. But even though she's finally found a home, she longs to discover her true identity. Mia is given the ancient book Systir Saga at the funeral of her cousin. With her best friend, Cait, she travels from the Blue Mountains to the UK on a quest to decipher the runes and learn more about her mysterious heritage. They journey to an ancient rock mound on a windswept island in the Orkneys. There, Mia seeks to unearth the secrets of the Systir Saga.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10819000
Cataloging source
AU@
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McWatters, Nikki
Index
no index present
Intended audience
14+ years
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gods, Roman
  • Temples
  • Orphans
  • Women authors
  • Relics
  • Genealogy
  • Vikings
  • Women priests
  • Young women
  • Scotland
  • London (England)
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Saga, Nikki McWatters
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A powerful novel about three young women caught in the stories of their own times" --Back cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000065466511
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
370 pages
Isbn
9780702262517
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
be2019040931
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1109935325
Label
Saga, Nikki McWatters
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A powerful novel about three young women caught in the stories of their own times" --Back cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000065466511
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
370 pages
Isbn
9780702262517
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
be2019040931
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1109935325

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