DLD 205: The Sea Queen

This week we welcome special guest Linnea Hartsuyker (TW, IG) to the show to talk about her upcoming novel, The Sea Queen. Set in Viking-era Norway, The Sea Queen is the second book in The Golden Wolf Saga trilogy, telling tales of Harold’s rise to power as the first king of Norway as seen through some of the associated characters surrounding him. The book’s release is on 14 August 2018 so grab a pre-order copy now and settle in to hear some behind-the-scenes stories about how recent travel helped shape some of the details in the book.

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The conversation with Linnea is the bulk of the episode, but we did squeeze in a couple other topics at the end:

Also, Linnea mentioned a Siberia travelogue as one of her favorites. This is it:

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Seth Miller

I'm Seth, also known as the Wandering Aramean. I was bit by the travel bug 30 years ago and there's no sign of a cure. I fly ~200,000 miles annually; these are my stories. You can connect with me on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.


  1. I read and enjoyed The Half-Drowned KIng, and I hadn’t realized that your trips to Iceland and Norway had served, in part, as research trips. Great episode!

    1. Always working even when on a theoretical vacation. And that’s more than just because of IRS reasons. 😉

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