Welcome to Averraine

About the Author

Morgan Smith has been a goatherd, a landscaper, a weaver, a bookstore owner, a travel writer, and an archaeologist, and she will drop everything to travel anywhere, on the flimsiest of pretexts. Writing is something she has been doing all her life, though, one way or another, and now she thinks she might actually have something to say.

spell with title     A Spell in the Country  – A Novel of the Averraine Cycle
What if you weren’t what heroes are made of? What if your life was an open book? What if you were just an ordinary soldier, with ordinary skills and ordinary goals? What if you weren’t “The Chosen One” but still had to try to save the world?

Lured into treason and only narrowly escaping the gallows, Keridwen was desperate to build some kind of life for herself. But between demons bent on death and mayhem, treachery at the very heart of the kingdom, and a prince who had every right to nurse a grudge against her, what were the odds that she could stay out of trouble for long?


“A Spell in the Country” is the story of that soldier – a young woman driven not by prophesy, but by circumstances and coincidence, and by the strengths and weaknesses that anyone might possess.

 

castcoverkindle       Casting in Stone – A Novel of the Averraine Cycle

They said ill winds blew at her back. They said she was cursed, a hex, and a jinx. And it was true: everywhere she went, no matter what she did, misfortune seemed to follow in her wake. But that, of course, wasn’t the worst of it.

The evil that seemed to track Caoimhe throughout her life had caused many tragedies. She fled her old life, trying to lose herself in anonymity , but the unholy circumstances of her birth, and the machinations of those who sought to use her existence to further their own schemes followed her still. Can she overcome a long-dead evil and finally be free?

This is the stunning prequel to “A Spell in the Country”.

 

Free to Good Homes! Stories from the Averraine Cycle and other short works

averraineanthology     On Tollswitch Hill
https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/612253

skindeep3     Skin Deep
https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/715426

nogooddeed     No Good Deed
https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/589783

easymeatnewcover     Easy Meat
https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/642856

eyam     The Plague Village – An English Adventure
https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/543995

 

And to find out more about Morgan Smith…
fbackssmashwords     Flashbacks (an unreliable memoir of the ’60s)
https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/543280
paperback available  https://www.createspace.com/6076227