Written by Marie-Louise Jensen
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A richly evoked Viking world sets the scene for this powerful and romantic coming of age story. Snatched from her happy life with her parents on the farm where she tames horses and helps her mother who is a healer, Sigrun must pay the price of the secret that has been kept from her. Adapting to a quite different life in exile, Sigrun develops her own powers as a healer and seer and uses them to end the family feud and to bring herself happiness.
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Sigrun's Secret by Marie-Louise Jensen
'Their garments are black as night. They carry torches in their hands, darkness and anger in their hearts. They are coming.' When a dark family secret is exposed, Sigrun's peaceful life is shattered. Forced to pay for her parents' misdeeds, she finds herself exiled from all she knows - and from the boy she loves - for three long years. Yet more secrets lie ahead; not least the power Sigrun finds awakening in herself, seemingly passed to her from a mysterious amulet. Can she use her new-found gift to save herself and those around her from the dangers they face? And will true love wait until her return?
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‘a riveting read . . . I was left with a real sense of having been there myself, and can offer no higher praise than that.’ - Philip Ardagh in The Guardian
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Oxford University Press
6th January 2011
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