The Mapmaker's War: Keeper of Tales Trilogy: Book One

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The Mapmaker's War: Keeper of Tales Trilogy: Book One

by Ronlyn Domingue

Washington Square Press | March 18, 2014 | Trade Paperback

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In an ancient time, in a faraway land, a young woman named Aoife is allowed a rare apprenticeship to become her kingdom’s mapmaker, tasked with charting the entire domain. Traveling beyond its borders, she finds a secretive people who live in peace, among great wealth. They claim to protect a mythic treasure, one connected to the creation of the world. When Aoife reports their existence to her kingdom, the community is targeted as a threat. Aoife is exiled for treason and finds refuge among the very people who had been declared her enemy. With them, she begins a new life surrounded by kindness, equality, and cooperation. But within herself, Aoife has no peace. She cannot share the grief she feels for the home and children she left behind, nor can she bear the warrior scars of the man she comes to love. And when she gives birth to their gifted daughter, Aoife cannot avoid what the child forces her to confront about her past and its truth. On this most important of journeys, there is no map to guide her.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 240 pages, 8.25 × 5.31 × 0.6 in

Published: March 18, 2014

Publisher: Washington Square Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 145168889X

ISBN - 13: 9781451688894

Found in: Fiction and Literature

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The Mapmaker's War: Keeper of Tales Trilogy: Book One

by Ronlyn Domingue

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 240 pages, 8.25 × 5.31 × 0.6 in

Published: March 18, 2014

Publisher: Washington Square Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 145168889X

ISBN - 13: 9781451688894

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In an ancient time, in a faraway land, a young woman named Aoife is allowed a rare apprenticeship to become her kingdom’s mapmaker, tasked with charting the entire domain. Traveling beyond its borders, she finds a secretive people who live in peace, among great wealth. They claim to protect a mythic treasure, one connected to the creation of the world. When Aoife reports their existence to her kingdom, the community is targeted as a threat. Aoife is exiled for treason and finds refuge among the very people who had been declared her enemy. With them, she begins a new life surrounded by kindness, equality, and cooperation. But within herself, Aoife has no peace. She cannot share the grief she feels for the home and children she left behind, nor can she bear the warrior scars of the man she comes to love. And when she gives birth to their gifted daughter, Aoife cannot avoid what the child forces her to confront about her past and its truth. On this most important of journeys, there is no map to guide her.

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“With an original voice, Ronlyn Domingue takes us into a land of strange truths and raw beauty. Writing against contemporary norms, she dares to forge into new territory even as she takes us into an ancient world. To the place of a red dragon and warm desire. A world full of love, and hate, and recompense. Domingue has a rare eye for the honest word and a heart willing to travel where the story leads. The Mapmaker’s War offers us the chance to reflect on both our sins and saving graces and to believe in the possibility of a future that holds kindness and understanding as key. This novel is a celebration of brave women and men, of expansive vision, and ultimately, of a humanity not easily denied.”