The supernatural power of ancient Nordic gods is at
work behind the rise of Nazism. So believes Supreme SS commander
HEINRICH HIMMLER. Young ALBERT FREITAG and his wife TILLIE are forced to
wrestle with this possibility as they face danger, temptation and
Freya’s Child begins in
September of 1939. The Nazis have overrun Poland. France, Britain,
Canada, Australia and New Zealand have declared war, but the U.S.
remains neutral. Nordic High Priestess HULDA SCHWARZ secretly arrives
in Minnesota to recover a recently discovered, but very ancient
runestone. Schwarz believes the goddess Freya and the other Nordic gods
are revealing through the runestone that they are guiding and blessing
the rise of the Aryan race and the Nazi Third Reich.
Shortly after Schwarz arrives, deputy sheriff Albert
Freitag is led to her through a bizarre twist of events. The Nazi agent
becomes convinced that the goddess Freya desires to make Albert and
Tillie's newborn daughter her avatar. Thus she will lead the Nazis to
world domination, in fulfillment of the runestone’s ancient
prophecy. Albert’s Christian beliefs and his love for his wife and
daughter are sorely tested by mysterious visions, dreams and the
apparently supernatural power of the seductive pagan priestess and her
Will she find a way to escape to Nazi Germany with
the Freitags’ newborn daughter?
Freya's Child is the third in The Spiral
Bridge Mystery Series. A sequel is anticipated.