The Season of the Plough

The Season of the Plough

by Luke R. J. Maynard
The Season of the Plough

The Season of the Plough

by Luke R. J. Maynard


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The Travalaithi Empire is in a state of unrest, and the sleepy frontier town of Widowvale was meant to be a refuge far from the looming civil war. But when the local militia’s hunt for a lowly poacher turns up a mysterious child at the heart of an unreliable prophecy, the town’s fortunes are transformed forever, and the deadly troubles of the outside world are brought home for the harvest.

Coming of age in this uneasy world was hard enough as a simple farmer. But when Aewyn’s heroic destiny comes crashing home, and her ancient mentor stands accused of treason, the supposed Chosen One faces a choice of her own: will she fulfill the destiny she’s been given—or sacrifice it all to save her town and her friends?

This moving and poignant “small-town epic” is Cynehelm Press’s first book, and the first entry in its flagship fantasy series, the Travalaith Saga.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781989542002
Publisher: Cynehelm Press
Publication date: 07/12/2019
Series: Travalaith Saga , #1
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

Luke R. J. Maynard is a writer, poet, scholar, lapsed medievalist, musician, and wearer of sundry other hats in the arts & letters. Born in London, Ontario, Canada, he received his PhD in English Literature from the University of Victoria in 2013, and his Juris Doctor at the University of Toronto's Faculty of Law in 2019. Luke's first CD, Desolation Sound, was released in June of 2018. The Season of the Ploughis his first novel. Luke currently lives in Toronto.
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