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Book Review: The Dala Horse takes readers for a ride

Rosalie Grosch Arden Hills, Minn. Norwegian immigrants found Texas quite different from Norway. Work wasn’t always easy to find, so the men would travel to where they were needed while the wives usually stayed...

A searing tale from the north of Norway

Author Vincent Hunt talks about researching his book on the Nazis’ scorched earth campaign Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. It took a savvy Brit with stellar credentials to give voice to the harrowing but little-known...

Book review: “The Drowned Boy”

Christine Foster Meloni Washington, D.C. The case seems cut and dried. A 16-month old boy wanders away from his home and falls into a nearby pond where he drowns. His parents and grandparents are...

Finding home: New book personalizes early immigration

Christy Olsen Field Seattle, Wash. What were the hardships that impelled Scandinavians to make their daring and difficult migration in the 1880s? Who helped them to survive and adapt? As the immigrants’ children grew...

Book review: Thomas Enger’s “Pierced”

Christine Foster Meloni Washington, D.C. Pierced, the second novel in Thomas Enger’s Henning Juul series, is just as breathtaking as the first. In Burned, investigative reporter Henning Juul has just returned to work after...

Book review: “Myths of the Rune Stone”

Melinda Bargreen Everett, Wash. Did Viking missionaries traverse North America to Minnesota in the 14th century, about three centuries after Leif Erikson’s Vinland settlement and predating Columbus by some 130 years? And did they...

Book review: Another thriller by Horst

Christine Foster Meloni Washington, D.C. Jorn Lier Horst has written nine crime novels in his very successful Inspector William Wisting series. Closed for Winter is the seventh novel in this series and the second...