Wayfarer, by K.M. Weiland (PenForASword Publishing, 2018)
Wayfarer is a satisfyingly long and richly-crafted novel that takes readers from the open country to the dark heart of a London slum, from ornate mansions to Marshalsea Prison. Danger abounds, the stakes are overwhelming, yet there are glimpses of loyalty, love, and even a bit of humour.
Favourite line (as Will is about to jump into the midst of a crowd he needs to impress):
Falling just now, screaming in pain, would probably fail to inspire these good people.
This is a clean read, if grim in places. I’m pleased to see the ending leave room for a sequel.
For more about K.M. Weiland and her novels, visit kmweiland.com. Writers are encouraged to visit her teaching site, Helping Writers Become Authors.
[Review copy from my personal library.]