From the book jacket: Katla is a slave and daughter of a Christian woman
captured in a Viking raid on Irish shores. Setting sail from Iceland with her
master's household, she heads toward the distant promise of a new homestead in
Greenland. Also on the ship is Thorbjorg the Seeress, a much maligned and
persecuted healer and prophetess who is ever faithful to the call of her patron
Upon first arriving in Greenland, Katla is brutally raped by her master's son, Torvard. The child of this union is Bibrau: taciturn, reclusive, infused with the savagery of her conception and suspected by many to be a changeling. But the seeress Thorbjorg, following a vision from her god, takes Bibrau as her apprentice. The young girl becomes an adept at healing and Norse magic, but her bitterness perverts the wisdom Thorbjorg gives. As her power grows, Bibrau twists it to ...
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