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Morgan is My Name

(The first book in the Morgan le Fay series)
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An atmospheric, feminist retelling of the early life of famed villainess Morgan le Fay, set against the colourful chivalric backdrop of Arthurian legend.

'The start of what will be a classic trilogy.' The Times

My name is Morgan... And there aren’t enough words for all that I am.

When King Uther Pendragon murders her father and tricks her mother into marriage, Morgan refuses to be crushed. Trapped amid the machinations of men in a world of isolated castles and gossiping courts, she discovers secret powers. Vengeful and brilliant, it's not long before Morgan becomes a worthy adversary to Merlin, influential sorcerer to the king. But fighting for her freedom, she risks losing everything – her reputation, her loved ones and her life.

'Beautifully written...with fabulous, nuanced characters!'Elodie Harper, bestselling author of The Wolf Den trilogy

'Evocative, haunting and utterly addictive, this is a book to lose yourself in.' Tracy Borman, author of The King's Witch

Genre: Fantasy

Praise for this book

"Evocative, haunting and utterly addictive, this is a book to lose yourself in." - Tracy Borman

"Sophie Keetch takes us to a familiar destination-Camelot-on a brand-new road. Morgan Is My Name has magic, mythology, Merlin, and a Morgan le Fay we've never met before. Here, we meet a heroine who staunchly refuses to diminish herself while negotiating the world of powerful and cruel men. With twists and turns around every bend, you will love the journey of this book as much as its destination." - Sharon Emmerichs

"Beautifully written... with fabulous, nuanced characters. I totally fell in love with Morgan. I also didn't want it to end, but then it's a trilogy so thankfully I have more to look forward to!" - Elodie Harper

"This is the Arthurian legend as you rarely see it: told not by Uther, Arthur or Merlin, or indeed their male champions, but by the complicated woman they condemned. Keetch's Morgan is vulnerable, courageous and defiant. She makes the legend hers, and I can't wait to accompany her on the next part of the journey. For lovers of the untold story, Morgan Is My Name is a convincing and compelling read." - Lucy Holland

"Morgan Is My Name is a powerful reimagining of the origins of Morgan le Fay, infusing the familiar tales of Arthurian legend with a fresh voice, profoundly human characters, and an atmosphere both wistful and deliciously ominous. This book felt like a warm hearth in a lonely castle by the sea, and I loved every sentence." - H M Long

"A very real, passionate retelling of Morgan's story, with detail about political and magical lives, and the women who are such a vital part of the tale." - Tamora Pierce

"Compelling and poignant, Sophie Keetch's prose is as mesmerizing as the ocean's tides, illuminating Morgan's life with a deft and attentive hand. Built on the bones of exquisite longing and unsung power, Morgan Is My Name portrays a woman forging her own path and reclaiming her story. A stunning delight." - Rebecca Ross

"Keetch's Morgan does not disappoint... literally fire and a perfect harbinger of the woman Morgan is destined to become!" - Stacey Thomas

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