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

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

byRonlyn Domingue

Kobo ebook | March 5, 2013

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This will be the map of your heart, old woman. 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. Attempting to warn them of imminent danger, 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. She cannot 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. In this tale—her autobiography— Aoife reveals her pain and joy, and ultimately her transformation.

The Mapmaker’s War is a mesmerizing, utterly original adventure about love and loss and the redemptive power of the human spirit. Watch for its epic sequel, The Chronicle of Secret Riven, in 2014.

Title:The Mapmaker's War: Keeper of Tales Trilogy: Book OneFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:March 5, 2013Publisher:Atria BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1451688903

ISBN - 13:9781451688900

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from enjoyed I did like this book and it was well written but i can't bring myself to give this book a higher rating. This is in no way a happy story but not also completely sad, it feels more real in this way.
Date published: 2017-02-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Unique! When I first started reading this book I had a hard time getting into it. It took me several tries to get past the first few pages. However, once I was a little further into the story I did not want to put the book down! The narrative is so unique and the story is interesting and beautiful. I am very glad I did not give up on this book.
Date published: 2016-11-08