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The Weight of a Soul

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When her sister is found dead under mysterious circumstances, Lena strikes a gruesome deal with the Norse gods to bring her back and finds herself in the middle of an impending doomsday—all while discovering dangerous secrets about her sister’s identity.

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When Lena’s younger sister Fressa is found dead, their whole Viking clan mourns—but it is Lena alone who never recovers. Fressa is the sister that should’ve lived, and Lena cannot rest until she knows exactly what killed Fressa and why—and how to bring her back. She strikes a dark deal with Hela, the Norse goddess of death, and begins a new double life to save her sister.

But as Lena gets closer to bringing Fressa back, she dredges up dangerous discoveries about her own family and finds herself in the middle of a devastating plan to spur Ragnarök –a deadly chain of events leading to total world destruction.

Still, with her sister’s life in the balance, Lena is willing to risk it all. She’s willing to kill. How far will she go before the darkness consumes her?

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When Lena’s younger sister Fressa is found dead, their whole Viking clan mourns—but it is Lena alone who never recovers. Fressa is the sister that should’ve lived, and Lena cannot rest until she knows exactly what killed Fressa and why—and how to bring her back. She strikes a dark deal with Hela, the Norse goddess of death, and begins a new double life to save her sister.

But as Lena gets closer to bringing Fressa back, she dredges up dangerous discoveries about her own family and finds herself in the middle of a devastating plan to spur Ragnarök –a deadly chain of events leading to total world destruction.

Still, with her sister’s life in the balance, Lena is willing to risk it all. She’s willing to kill. How far will she go before the darkness consumes her?

Copyright: 2019
Page Count: 336
Trim Size: 5.25 x 8
Rights Territory: Worldwide
Categories: 
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Horror
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Fantasy / Historical
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Legends, Myths, Fables / General

Elizabeth Tammi has lived in California, Florida, and England, but currently resides in Georgia, where she studies creative writing and journalism at Mercer University. When she isn’t writing, you can find her holed up a coffeehouse, or at work for her college’s newspaper and literary magazine. Her debut novel, Outrun the Wind, released in November 2018. You can find Elizabeth online on Tumblr at (annabethisterrified), Twitter at (@ElizabethTammi), Instagram at (elizabeth_tammi), and at elizabethtammi.com.

Reviews and Awards

“A solid purchase for any collection.” — Booklist

“Action, Norse mythology, and descriptions of village life flesh out the storyline. Recommended.” — School Library Connection

2020 Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards – Silver Medalist (Young Adult Fiction – Horror/Thriller/Supernatural)

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