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The Tale of Gwyn

(2015)
(The first book in the Tales of the Kingdom series)
A novel by

 
 
"False, they were all of them false, the stories; as false as the stories of fairies dancing in moonlight glades on Midsummer Night."
But they served a purpose. In a distant time and far-off kingdom, life is hard. People don't have enough to eat, and winter is upon them. There's little that offers hope, and many turn to the legends of Jackaroo -- the masked outlaw hero who rides at night giving aid to the helpless and coin to the destitute -- for solace. But Gwyn, the Innkeeper's daughter -- sensitive, industrious, and independent -- is too practical to believe such tales.
But when a snowstorm forces her and a young Lordling to seek refuge in an abandoned house, Gwyn wonders if perhaps she has been too cynical. Hidden away in an old forgotten cupboard, Gwyn discovers a package -- a cloak, a mask, a sword....Jackaroo? Could the stories be true?
It takes a shock and a devastating betrayal for Gwyn to begin to understand what -- and who -- Jackaroo really is. And she comes to know what part she will play in discovering the truth, such as it may be, behind the legends.

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

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Hardback Editions

May 2015 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Tale of Gwyn (1) (Tales of the Kingdom)
Author(s): Cynthia Voigt
ISBN: 1-4814-2179-4 / 978-1-4814-2179-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
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Paperback Editions

May 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Tale of Gwyn (1) (Tales of the Kingdom)
Author(s): Cynthia Voigt
ISBN: 1-4814-2180-8 / 978-1-4814-2180-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

May 2015 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Tale of Gwyn (Tales of the Kingdom Book 1)
Author(s): Cynthia Voigt
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
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May 2015 : USA, Australia, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Tale of Gwyn: A Novel of the Kingdom (Tales of the Kingdom Book 1)
Author(s): Cynthia Voigt
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   Amazon AU