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Issue Details: First known date: 2012 2012
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'In 2011 Freya Dane, a Ph.D. candidate in archaeology, arrives on the ancient Scottish island of Findnar. After years of estrangement from her father, himself an archaeologist who recently died, Freya has come to find out what she can about his work. As she reads through his research notes, she sees he learned a great deal about the Viking and Christian history of the island. But what he found only scratches the surface of the discoveries Freya is about to make. In 800 A.D. a Pictish girl named Signy loses her entire family during a Viking raid. She is taken in by the surviving members of the Christian community on Findnar, but when she falls deeply in love with a Viking boy, she is cast out. She eventually becomes a nun and finds herself at the center of the clash between the island's three religious cultures. The tragedy of her story is that, in the end, she must choose among her adopted faith, her native religion, and the man she loves.' (Publisher's blurb)

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  • Other formats: Also large print.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Cammeray, Cremorne - Mosman - Northbridge area, Sydney Northeastern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Simon and Schuster , 2013 .
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      • Published November 2013
      ISBN: 9781922052247 (paperback)

Works about this Work

At the Helm Tassie Style Penny Mcleod , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 2 July 2016; (p. 19)
Untitled Belinda Willis , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 2 February 2013; (p. 30)

— Review of The Island House Posie Graeme-Evans 2012 single work novel
Books That Changed Me : Fiona Horne Fiona Horne , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 25 November 2012; (p. 14)
Fiction Madeline Healy , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 8 - 9 December 2012; (p. 22)

— Review of The Island House Posie Graeme-Evans 2012 single work novel
Fiction Madeline Healy , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 8 - 9 December 2012; (p. 22)

— Review of The Island House Posie Graeme-Evans 2012 single work novel
Untitled Belinda Willis , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 2 February 2013; (p. 30)

— Review of The Island House Posie Graeme-Evans 2012 single work novel
Books That Changed Me : Fiona Horne Fiona Horne , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 25 November 2012; (p. 14)
At the Helm Tassie Style Penny Mcleod , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 2 July 2016; (p. 19)
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