Born and raised in Colorado, Samantha MacLeod has lived in every time zone in the US, as well as London. She has a bachelor’s degree from Colby College and an M.A. from the University of Chicago. Samantha lives with her husband and two small children in the woods of southern Maine. When she’s not shoveling snow or writing contemporary romance novels featuring Norse gods, Samantha can be found teaching college composition and philosophy to undergraduates. Visit Samantha's website here.

One of the main tactics the Norse gods employed in their struggles, aside from outright trickery and brute force, was