Riddle of the Runes

Janina Ramirez


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Oxford University Press
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The Viking town of Kilsgard has its fair share of mysteries and in this exciting new series, young investigator and shield maiden Alva follows the clues to solve them. Fierce, stubborn, and curious-Alva’s bound to get in trouble along the way, but all that matters is being first to the crime scene.

About The Author

Author Janina Ramirez is a historian and broadcaster who specializes in decoding symbols and uncovering the bigger picture behind works of art. She is the current course leader for the History of Art at Oxford University, and has been writing and presenting history programmes for BBC television and radio since 2010. She also has a weekly podcast Art Detectives produced by History Hit. She lives in Oxfordshire with her husband, son, daughter, and two cats. When she gets a quiet moment (rarely!) she likes to grow veg, listen to audiobooks, and watch old episodes of Inspector Morse. David grew up in West Sussex, reading a lot, drawing a lot, and messing about in rivers a lot. Nothing has changed much, except that he does them all on Dartmoor now. He also enjoys playing music, cycling, dancing Argentinian Tango, and growing things to eat.

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Weight 245 g
Dimensions 198 × 129 × 20 mm



Oxford University Press

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David Wyatt