By Charlotte MacLeod
Unique e-book: 1982
A ugly homicide leads Professor Peter Shandy to discover an old Viking curseWhen 105-year-old Hilda Horsefall tells younger reporter Cronkite Swope of a stone carved with Norse runes that after sat within the within reach woods, the author starts off salivating on the considered breaking the scoop that Vikings as soon as marauded via their sleepy Massachusetts nation-state. yet whereas he’s jotting down notes, a scream jewelry out, and Cronkite unearths a bigger tale. A farmhand has been burned to dying by means of quicklime, and Cronkite will get an specific scoop. In this neck of latest England, unusual deaths are normally observed Professor Peter Shandy, the one neighborhood with the information to attach fearsome quicklime to the Vikings of previous. yet as he digs into the traditional secret, he unearths the forgotten Norse gods will not be above difficult a latest sacrifice.