Giants of the Frost

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Giants of the Frost
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Giants of the Frost first edition cover.
Author Kim Wilkins
Cover artist Gayna Murphy
Country Australia
Language English
Genre Fantasy, horror
Publisher Voyager
Publication date
28 April 2004
Media type Print (hardback & paperback)
Pages 448 pp (first edition)
ISBN 978-0-7322-7405-4

Giants of the Frost is a 2004 horror/fantasy novel by Kim Wilkins. It follows the story of Victoria Scott who after accepting a job on an isolated island is visited by a hag in her nightmares and a sense of familiarity in the haunted forest. In the world of Asgard, Vidar has exiled himself in order to await the reincarnation of the woman he loved.[1]

Background[edit]

Giants of the Frost was first published in Australia on 28 April 2004 by Voyager in trade paperback format.[2] It was released in the United Kingdom in both hardback and paperback formats in 2005 and in the United States in paperback format in 2006.[1] It was re-released in Australis in mass market paperback in 2005 and then as an audio edition in 2007 by Bolinda Publishing.[1] Giants of the Frost was a short-list nominee for the 2004 Aurealis Award for best fantasy novel and best horror novel but lost to Sean Williams' The Crooked Letter and Richard Harland's The Black Crusade respectively.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Giants of the Frost by Kim Wilkins". Fantastic Fiction. Retrieved 2010-01-03. 
  2. ^ "Giants of the Frost by Kim Wilkins". HarperCollins. Retrieved 2010-01-03. [permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "aurealis awards, previous years' results" (PDF). Aurealis Awards. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 April 2010. Retrieved 2010-01-03.