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By Lauren B. Davis

Against a Darkening Sky


Against a Darkening Sky

Lauren B. Davis

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A new novel from one of Canada's most acclaimed and celebrated writers, Against a Darkening Sky is set in 7th-century Northumbria and follows Wilona, a seeress and healer whose life and way of being in the world are threatened by the coming of Christianity; and Egan, a young monk from Eire whose visions may have brought him to Christ, but whose experience of the sacred puts him at odds with the Roman church. Full of magic and mystery, Lauren B. Davis's new work explores what happens when one's experience and beliefs clash with those of the people in power.

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About the Author

Lauren B. Davis' most recent novel is "Against a Darkening Sky", a novel set in 7th c. Northumbria, (2015). Lauren B. Davis’ pervious novels include the best-selling novel "The Empty Room" (HarperCollins, 2013) about the chaos and pain of alcoholism. It was named one of the “Editors' Best Books of the Year” by Amazon, one of the National Post's "Favourite Books of 2013," and a “Critics’ Pick” by The Coast (Nova Scotia). Her previous novel, "Our Daily Bread," was long-listed for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and named as one of the “Best Books of the Year” by The Globe and Mail and The Boston Globe. She is also the author of "The Radiant City," a finalist for the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize, and "The Stubborn Season," named one of the Top 15 Bestselling First Novels by Amazon and Books in Canada. She has also published two short story collections, "An Unrehearsed Desire" and "Rat Medicine & Other Unlikely Curatives." Her short fiction has been short-listed for the CBC Literary Prizes and the ReLit Awards and she is the recipient of two Mid-Career Writer Sustaining grants from the Canada Council for the Arts. For more information, visit her website.


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