Every winter, a venerated god slips into human form in the medieval Scandinavian town of
Hrimsby, and this year sixteen-year-old Cora Nikolson plans to end his reign.
As the god-King's annual curse of ice and snow descends on the remote village, the food supply
dwindles, and a deadly coughing disease spreads at an alarming rate. Cora's family is already on
the brink of starvation, so when their savings vanish overnight, it's up to her to find work in the