Tessa Gratton has wanted to be a paleontologist or a wizard since she was seven. Alas, she turned out too impatient to hunt dinosaurs, but is still searching for a someone to teach her magic. After traveling the world with her military family, she acquired a BA (and the important parts of an MA) in Gender Studies, then settled down in Kansas to tell stories about monsters, magic, and teenagers. She’s the author of the Blood Journals Series and the Gods of New Asgard Series. Visit her at tessagratton.com, @tessagratton, tessagratton.tumblr.com.
When Baldur — Odin's son and the god of light — vanishes, Odin offers a boon to any who bring him news of his son. Soren sees his chance to change his fate. Along with Astrid Glyn, a teen prophet who’s dreamed of Baldur’s location, Soren takes off on a road trip across the United States of Asgard in search of the lost god and a new future.
Signy Valborn was seven years old when she climbed the New World Tree and met Odin Alfather, who declared that if she could solve a single riddle, he would make her one of his Valkyrie. But when you follow the god of sacrifice and poetry, everything is a riddle, and nothing is safe.
Ever since Astrid agreed to give up her life to become Idun the Young, the almost-goddess who protects the apples of immortality in a secret mountain orchard, she’s been forgotten by everyone except Soren. For the last two years he’s faithfully visited her every three months. Then one day he doesn’t come. Though forbidden to leave the orchard, Astrid defies the gods by escaping to find Soren.
Glory is the Fenris Wolf, bound for hundreds of years in the shape of a small human girl so she can never grow large enough to devour Baldur the Beautiful, god of light. Imprisoned with her hunger, Glory may not be able to swallow the sun whole, but she can hunt Baldur down, rip out his heart with her hands, and eat him a piece at a time.
When Vider Bearski, the first female berserker warrior in generations is asked to be one of six celebrity dragon slayers in a televised dragon hunt on the Kansa Prairie Vider never considers declining—even if Loki is also invited. But Loki seems determined to insert himself into Vider’s life once again and she quickly realizes not all is as it seems.
GOLD RUNNER tells the story of Amon Thorson a rebel who specializes in illegal troll artifacts and elf gold. LADY BERSERK is about Vider the first female berserker warrior in generations. GLORY’S TEETH offers a glimpse into the heart of the Fenris Wolf trapped in the shape of a teenaged girl for hundreds of years so she cannot grow large enough to devour the sun and begin the end of the world.
When somebody steals Loki’s Mask of Changing, Amon, son of Thor the god of thunder, is marked as the prime suspect. One of Thor’s best hunters is put on Amon’s tail, a hunter who won’t stop until he’s nailed Amon for something. With evocative writing and lush world building, Tessa Gratton once again captivates readers with her inventive reimagining of Norse mythology and American life.