Marianne Slot was a teacher for 30 years and is now a full-time writer. Ever since she was a little girl she has been a writer of poems, stories, and fairy tales! She was so addicted to writing that she spent most of her breaks in primary school writing.
For years she hid her writings in a drawer, however, after six years of living and teaching in Greenland, she felt compelled to write about the many good, sad, and exciting experiences from that beautiful country. It resulted in eight books about an Inuit boy and his life in a small Greenlandic settlement beneath the Northern Lights. Many children in Danish schools have learned about Greenland through these books. (Published in 1994-95 by Gyldendal, the largest publishing company in Denmark.)
This gave her the courage to continue publishing her stories, and a few years later the five books about the brave Viking, Hauge, were published. (The series: "Viking Blood")
Since then she has published several books in Danish, the series ‘Prince Salino’, which is a fantasy story, and is currently involved in an international film script/children's book project.
She lives with her husband in an old thatched farmhouse in Reersoe, Denmark, a small inlet in an area rich with relics, fortresses, and burial mounds.
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Viking Blood 5 "Raiding"
Three and a half years have passed since young Styrbjorn, Edwina and Hauge’s son, was born. The winters have been extremely hard. Famine and hunger threatens. Everything goes wrong. The grain rots, only some return from the summer voyage; late, empty, and battered.
Hauge decides to go on a quest for food and riches in England. A new ship is built. In England they raid and pillage until ...
Viking Blood 4 "New Life"
Fourth book in the "Viking Blood" series.
The winter after the avenging raid Hannibal and Edwina are still in Hauge’s village. As the last of the snow has smelted Hauge tells his mother Aasa that he wants to marry Edwina, although she is a Christian. The wedding is held as Norse custom demands with sacrifices to the Gods. One man tries to sabotage the party.
A story of voyages, gales and losses.
Viking Blood 3 "Revenge"
Third book in the "Viking Blood" series by Marianne Slot. A story of vengeance, friendships, and love.
Four years have passed and Hauge’s mother Aasa has married Sven. The men travel to the winter market, where many a good deal is done. Once again Hauge meets his Christian friend Hannibal. But they are brutally attacked and many die.
Hauge is made chieftain and can finally avenge his father.
Viking Blood 2 "Secrets"
Second book in the series "Viking Blood".
Three years after the attack on Styrbjorn’s village his brother, Sven, has been elected chieftain and the village rebuilt. After a successful summer voyage to Ireland everybody celebrates.
Sven decides time for vengeance has come; a surprise attack on Haakon’s village will be on horseback.
However, the raid does not go as planned ...
Viking Blood 1 "The Assault"
"The Assault" is the first book of five in the Viking Blood series by Marianne Slot.
Norse mythology, Viking feuds, trades, and sea voyages, is brought to life in an exciting story of life and death. In these we follow Hauge as his life evolves around the vital consequences of one dramatic day; through vengeance and love; hardships of hunger and suffering, culminating in a final raid to England.
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