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AVAILABLE NOW (Ace Books, US) / 4 May 2021 (Titan Books, UK)

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“A deep journey into the mists of the ancient Norse world of gods, monsters and humans, who shape shift from one to another.  But the heart of the story is a witch’s passage over many lifetimes and the ultimate sacrifice she makes for those she loves. A timeless tale of great power and artistry.”
— Margaret George, New York Times bestselling author of The Splendor Before the Dark

“At once mythic and intimate, The Witch’s Heart is a story of fate and survival and all the ways love leaves thorns buried in your flesh. It will haunt you long after you close the covers.
— Leife Shallcross, Author of The Beast’s Heart

“With prose as heady as any epic, Gornichec breathes incredible new life into an ancient saga, filling in the gaps with humor and passion and heart. A masterpiece.”
— Emily A. Duncan, New York Times bestselling author of Wicked Saints and Ruthless Gods

“Gornichec’s spellbinding story breathes life into a minor character from Norse myth, delving into the complexities of Angrboda’s familial relationships and the lengths to which she’ll go for both love and vengeance. This powerful fantasy is sure to win Gornichec many fans.”
Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“Rich and artfully woven, The Witch’s Heart takes the familiar tales of Norse Mythology and tells them from a fresh, honest perspective… Angrboda is an unforgettable heroine, and The Witch’s Heart a debut to be reckoned with.
— Hannah Long, author of Hall of Smoke

The Witch’s Heart is a unique novel that transforms the faceless names of an epic tale into living, breathing, sympathetic characters. With a witty and spirited protagonist, this book will surprise and delight from beginning to end.”
— Louisa Morgan, author of A Secret History of Witches and The Age of Witches 

“As epic as it is engrossing, The Witch’s Heart is a testament to the ferocity of one mother’s love and the lengths she’ll go to protect those she loves. Utterly unforgettable.”
— Alexis Henderson, author of The Year of the Witching 

“This fascinating novel approaches Norse mythology from a brand new perspective; here old villains are now heroes, and the motivations of gods, giants, and witches are rarely what they seem… Gornichec plumbs the depths of what we will endure for family, belonging, and meaning, and traces the limits of love, friendship, and vengeance.”
— Linnea Hartsuyker, author of The Half-Drowned King

“A retelling of the Norse legend from the viewpoint of a woman often left in the margins, this book deserves to be a classic. For readers of Madeline Miller’s Circe and the Marvel version of Loki.”
Library Journal (starred review)

“A feminist reimagining of the Norse myths surrounding Ragnarök…melding together the wide range of Nordic legends, this is a story of tenderness and betrayal, friendship and loyalty, family and monsters, beginnings and endings. Offer this beautiful reimagining to fans of Neil Gaiman’s Norse Mythology (2017) and Joanne M. Harris’ Loki novels.
Booklist (starred review)