In Witch-Hunt, Silje Arngrimsdotter, the seventeen year-old heroine of the opening novel Spellbound, struggles to come to terms with the harshness of life in a high mountain valley among the witches and warlocks of the mysterious Ice People. Having fled there for her life with her adored "wolf man" and two foundling infants from the Trondheim plague, Silje has bravely borne their first child.
But this life of austere poverty is shattered when bloodthirsty, witch-hunting troops invade the remote valley. Warned in time, Silje, her "wolf man" and their charges flee from the carnage to the lowlands again to begin a new life. But unknowingly are they also carrying with them into the future the accursed heritage of the Ice People?
Margit Sandemo (1924-2018) was a Norwegian-Swedish historical fantasy author. She had been the best-selling author in the Nordic Countries since the 1980s, when her novel series of 47 books, The Legend of the Ice People, was published. She also wrote many other book series such as Häxmästaren and Legenden om Ljusets rike.
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