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Child of the Jotun

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They say giants carved this land . . .

In a cloistered Dominican convent in California, Sister Jennifer is informed by police that a terror from her past has been released from prison. Police assure her that she will be protected, but she knows the danger coming for her. Her prioress seeks a convent somewhere in the world to send the fearful nun for her safety. A convent i
ebook, first, 600 pages
Published April 15th 2012 by Dark Matter Norway Publishing
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Jun 12, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I’m not sure what I was expecting when I started to read this book but I sure was not expecting it to be such a mind expanding and life changing experience. This book is extremely captivating and after the first 2 chapters it was getting harder and harder to put the book down.

The story in short is about Jennifer who has had a very troubled past and is now a nun at a Convent in California, but when threat from the past comes back to hunt her she is forced to leave her own country. A convent in No
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Really enjoyed reading this book and it isn´t often I get emotional when reading, but this book had that quality.
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*Disclaimer*: I did receive a free copy of the novel in order to review. This however did not influence my review in any way.

In her novel Child of the Jotun, Juliana Loomer weaves the story of a nun from California who flees to Norway when she is notified by the parole board that her stepfather is released from prison. Once in Norway she begins a spiritual transformation and realizes that she no longer fits with the Catholic Church and leaves behind her life as a nun. Soon after her arrival in N
Jun 05, 2012 rated it it was amazing
The American author Juliana Loomer, debuts with the book “Child of the Jotun” a captivating book set in a supernatural Norway. The story revolves around Jennifer, an ex-nun from California that has fled to Norway from “The Man”. There she meets Torvør, a man that changes her way of living. The story follows her as she grows spiritually and meets the world outside Christianity. While she falls for this mysterious man that drags her into a dangerous new world of spirits and Gods. Albeit the book i ...more
Jan 29, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This is a story about unbreakable true love and spiritual-personal growth. It wasn't actually what I was expecting when picking up this book but the story really, really moved me emotionally. It makes you think about what really matters in life and being true to yourself, not denying who you really are. It was like reading a diary and I could relate to the main character so much that some parts of the story brought tears in my eyes.
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Juliana Loomer was born and raised in the creative hotbed of Northern California, just outside San Francisco. By 2007, she was an overworked and exhausted visual effects artist working in the film industry. After taking an opportunity for a well deserved rest, she found herself unable to sleep for weeks.

"Though it is hard to believe, the nights of sleeplessness were due to a man made of "shadow" t

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