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Solaris to publish new epic Viking fantasy, Northern Wrath, by Thilde Kold Holdt

Solaris announce the publication of Northern Wrath, the first instalment in the exciting new trilogy, The Hanged God, by Thilde Kold Holdt.

Northern Wrath will be released in October 2020 worldwide, with book two and three in the series following in 2021 and 2022.

Editor David Thomas Moore acquired World English rights in Holdt’s trilogy from The Ampersand Agency, Oxfordshire.

About the book: 

Following in the steps of Neil Gaiman and Joanne Harris, the author expertly weaves Norse myths and compelling characters into this fierce, magical epic fantasy.

A dead man, walking between the worlds foresees the end of the gods. 

A survivor searching for a weapon releases a demon from fiery Muspelheim. 

A village slaughtered by Christians forces the mourning survivors to seek revenge. 

The bonds between the gods and Midgard are weakening. 

It is up to Hilda, her father Ragnar, their tribesmen Einer and Finn, the chief’s wife Siv and Tyra, her adopted daughter, to fight to save the old ways from dying out, and to save their gods in the process.

Acquiring Editor David Thomas Moore on the book:

“Northern Wrath is a dream, a vision sent by one-eyed Grimnir himself, of an ancient, primal world where the dead walk in darkness, giants walk the earth and gods wage war in flames. This is a profoundly magical, action-packed epic worthy of the great sagas of old, and I’m thrilled and honoured to be presenting it to the world.”

Author Thilde Kold Holdt had this to say:

“Dreams do come true, and books do find their perfect homes. This tale began when I dug into my past to discover who I was and what it means to be a Viking. From that was born an epic tale about Viking warriors with blood tears, giants consumed by rage and cunning gods. With three books ready to decorate the shelves, I am thrilled to sail into the future with the great crew at Rebellion.”

Thilde Kold Holdt is a Viking, traveller and a polygot fluent in Danish, French, English and Korean. As a writer, she is an avid researcher. This is how she first came to row for hours upon hours on a Viking warship. She loved the experience so much that she has sailed with the Viking ship the Sea Stallion ever since. Another research trip brought her to all corners of South Korea where she also learnt the art of traditional Korean archery.  Born in Denmark, Thilde has lived in many places and countries, taking a bit of each culture with her. This is why she regards herself as simply being from planet Earth, as she has yet to set foot on Mars…

Thilde is currently based in Southern France where she writes full-time.

For review copies of Northern Wrath and author interviews please contact Hanna Waigh, Fiction – PR & Marketing Manager: hanna.waigh@rebellion.co.uk.