Between the Blade and the Heart
Inspired by Norse mythology, Hocking’s (Freeks, 2017) new fantasy series is set in a near-future alternate world where humans and immortals occupy crowded megacities. Malin, 18, can’t wait to become an official Valkyrie like her mother, responsible for slaying certain immortal creatures at the behest of the gods. But her world is thrown into chaos when she discovers that her mother failed to complete her assignment thus upsetting the balance between good and evil. With the help of her new and attractive friend Asher, and Quinn, her Valkyrie ex-girlfriend, Malin must complete her mother's task and travel to the gates of the underworld to confront a long-forgotten evil.