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Sagas & Sea Smoke

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A young archeologist and her journalist friend join an eclectic mix of anthropologists descending on L'Anse aux Meadows, Canada, the only verified Viking encampment in North America and the planet's first UNESCO World Heritage Site.
After thirty-five years, the site is being re-excavated because a new clue has surfaced that might solve a one-thousand-year-old murder. An ep
Hardcover, 204 pages
Published November 13th 2018 by FriesenPress
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Billy Buttons
Mar 03, 2019 rated it really liked it
This book was entered in The Wishing Shelf Book Awards. This is what our readers thought:
Title: Sagas & Sea Smoke
Author: Susan Nicol

Star Rating: 4 Stars
Number of Readers: 15
Editing: 8/10
Writing Style: 8/10
Content: 8/10
Cover: 6/10
Of the 15 readers:
11 would read another book by this author.
8 thought the cover was good or excellent.
12 felt it was easy to follow.
11 would recommend this story to another reader to try.
10 felt the author’s strongest skill was ‘plotting a story’.
5 felt the author’s
Penny Sakamoto
Jul 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I certainly recommend this book! Great to find a book about journalism and history and...mystery! Ticks all the boxes for this reader and being of Viking heritage, I found it more than a page turner. It taught me about the remote and lonely settlement and gives good insight to its residents and the tough life they must have lived. The mystery itself was fun and the journalist character is true to type.
This is the type of story that could lend itself to a sequel.
A note on the cover: compelling a
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Susan Nicol has been a professional writer since she graduated from Red River College's Creative Communications course mentioned in her first novel, Sagas & Sea Smoke. After launching her career as a scriptwriter and production assistant for a syndicated TV show, she became one of the first women sportswriters to cover the WHA and NHL. After five years in radio as a copywriter and assistant produc ...more

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