Mortal Sin (The Legend of the Ice People, #5)
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Mortal Sin

by Margit Sandemo
Release date: November 6, 2008
Original title: Dödssynden
Type: speculative fiction
Genres: fantasy
Tags: translation

Against the background of the continuing Thirty Years War, in Mortal Sin Silje's granddaughter Cecilie jeopardises her role as governess at the court of King Christian IV when she becomes pregnant – by a priest! But she finds a good friend in Alexander Paladin, one of the king's closest advisers who is also risking disgrace because he is rightly suspected of homosexual activity. Cecilie attempts to save them both by suggesting they marry and declare her child their own. Throughout this novel Margit Sandemo creates significant fictional roles for her own ancestors, the aristocratic Oxenstierna family...

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