Valda isn't like the other Dwarf girls. She wants to live her own life, not the one Dwarf society says she has to live. She aches to travel outside the tunnels of her mountain home and see all the wonders the Nine Worlds have to offer.
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When an accident reveals that Valda has hair made out of real gold everything changes. She is swept up to Asgard, the home of the gods and turned into a Valkyrie. It's everything she ever dreamed – at first. Too bad she's separated from her friends and family, the other Valkyries resent her being forced on them and if she doesn't complete her Trial by Ordeal her entire family will be banished to the icy cold waste of Niflheim.
Trial by Ordeal is the first book in the Valda & the Valkyries series. The story takes you on a wild ride, galloping through the people and places of Norse mythology, while throwing in plenty of twists and turns that stay true to the spirit of the sagas. The series is suitable for readers of all ages who are looking for a light-hearted, adventurous story.