Books show us the world and beyond to the imagination. They can take us on a journey of adventure, introduce an unknown world or enhance our understanding of the world around us. Books allow us to travel through the story but can plant the seeds of adventure that we may explore the world on our own, to experience with our own senses that which the written word had introduced. Hekla Publishing is focused on bringing the heritage and experience of Iceland to life through a variety of books, both fiction and non-fiction.
A family secret of love, loss, and betrayal changes everything. Anna Miller comes across mysterious documents that lead from her Iowa home to a small Wyoming town, where she uncovers a secret that goes back to WWII. After meeting handsome rancher Logan, things start to get complicated. The price of the truth may be her own happiness.
Follow the new misadventures and mayhem of the Icelandic Yule Lads. They cause havoc as they travel through Scandinavia on their search with their puffin, whale and polar bear friends. Their mischief causes trouble at the Reindeer Training Camp and leads to mayhem at the North Pole! When Santa gets involved they find themselves in big trouble.
The author recalls Iceland 1935, a simpler time and draws the reader into a childhood routine that had been virtually unchanged since the days of the Vikings. The enchanting legends of trolls and hidden folk of Iceland are interwoven with the hopes and fears of a child growing up amidst the hardships of daily life in this mysterious land of eerie landscapes, erupting volcanoes, gushing geysers.
For Didda and her sisters, life in the remote fjords of Iceland was one of danger, hard work and joy. Trolls and Hidden Folk were as real as the struggles with Iceland’s meanest cow and sheep shearing skirmishes. This enchanting story of a strong-willed young girl viewing life as a great adventure while facing the realities of fear and death was inspired by the author's own childhood experience.
2018 International Book Awards Finalist; 2017 Book Excellence Award Winner for Multicultural Fiction. This short story collection of 25 updated Icelandic fairy tales and legends come from the days of the Vikings. Read about trolls that wandered throughout Iceland, the race of Hidden People with strong magic powers and the four powerful beings that protect Iceland from all invaders