Knight's Wyrd

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Harcourt Brace, 1997 - Juvenile Fiction - 308 pages
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On the evening before he is knighted, young Will Odosson is told his wyrd-his fate: He will not inherit his father’s barony; he will meet Death before the year is out. “Strong main characters and a smoothly written plot make this a hard book to put down. Like many fantasies this one is full of magic which keeps the characters and plot moving.”-VOYA

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

William Odosson, eldest son of Baron Odo, is knighted and swears fealty to his Duke on the day after the castle wizard tells him of his wyrd (fate): he will never be Baron, and will see death before ... Read full review

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User Review  - justchris - LibraryThing

Once again, I stumbled over this in a thrift store. I was familiar with Doyle and MacDonald's Mageworlds books, which I greatly enjoy as one of the most entertaining and interesting space operas in ... Read full review


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Dr. Debra Doyle (born 1952) is an American author writing in multiple related genres, including science fiction, fantasy, and mystery. Many of her stories are co-written with her husband, James D. Macdonald. Their novel, Knight's Wyrd, was awarded the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children's Literature in 1992 and appeared on the New York Public Library Books for the Teen Age list in 1993.Together Dr. Doyle and Uncle Jim (James Macdonald) make up part of the core membership of the website and rec.arts.sff newsgroup. Both of them also teach at the Viable Paradise genre writer's workshop on Martha's Vineyard.nbsp;

James D. Macdonald (1954- ) is an American author and critic who lives in New Hampshire with his wife and frequent collaborator, Dr. Debra Doyle. He works in several genres, concentrating on fantasy, but also writing science fiction, and mystery and media tie-ins. Macdonald was born in 1954, and raised in White Plains, New York. He attended the University of Rochester, and went on to serve in the US Navy for fifteen years. He has been writing professionally since the early 1990s and has published 35 novels.

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