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The Traitor's Trap by Brendan Murphy

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It’s tough being thirteen, especially when you’re an accident-prone coward and the big brother who stuck up for you is dead. Oh, and you’ve been thrust into a magical realm you’re expected to save single-handedly. Sebastian Duffy has an awful lot of skills to learn in a hurry if he is to defeat Phobitor by stealing the Spear of Lugh from the peace-loving Tuath. He’s been given some help of course–a mercurial sorceress, an orphaned druidess, a taciturn warrior, a snuff-sniffing leprechaun and a lovelorn poet– an outfit known as the Hibernauts, but can he really overcome a psychopathic warmongering god when half the realm is bent on his destruction? If he is to have the remotest chance he will have to outsmart hordes of aiia, cluricaun, brigands, woodwose, undead warriors, speckled bats, spies, hunkypunks, traitors, skeletons, gobbleratches and battle-swine first. And are those Tuath really so peaceable? If only he could find his courage.

The Traitor’s Trap is the second installment in the Sebastian and the Hibernauts series, the fast-paced, endlessly twisting adventure saga set in Hibercadia, a Celtic dreamworld brimful of quizzing glasses and magic shillelaghs, mechanical fireworks and night rainbows, fantastical creatures and outrageous skullduggery, tragedy and joy.

With a nod to the rip-roaring adventures I had loved as a boy, I set about writing the Sebastian and the Hibernauts series. Sebastian is a boy on the cusp of adolescence, lonely and confused, dazzled by life's cruelties. Thrust into a Celtic mythological landscape, his journey into adulthood begins. The stories are brimful of ghosts and gobbleratches, hunkypunks and barguest, leprechauns and cluricaun, mechanical fireworks and magic shillelaghs, quizzing glasses and night rainbows. There's a dastardly whodunit to keep you on your toes, several secret romances nestled amongst the pages, and skullduggery, treachery and twists and turns galore. Welcome to Hibercadia. Let the wonderment begin!

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Brendan Murphy

      

Brendan Murphy has scribbled something down every day since he was nine years old. After reading medicine in London and psychiatry in Manchester, he moved to Australia in 1999. He is an Associate Professor at Monash University, writes widely on youth mental health, has published a book on the history of football (From Sheffield with Love, 2007), and is a columnist for Aontacht Magazine. He is contracted to Assent Publishing for his six-book Celtic fantasy series, Sebastian and the Hibernauts. The first adventure, Beyond the Gloaming, was published in 2014. The sequel, The Traitor's Trap, was released in November 2015. He lives with his wife, Katrina, and their children, Sebastian and Violette, in a sprawling property built for the composer, Dorian Le Gallienne. They share their garden with a mob of kangaroos, a wombat, two possums, any number of creepy crawlies, and some very feisty kookaburras.

As a child, I immersed myself in a magical land of stories. As I grew older and reality crumbled the edifices of my fantastical world, I longed to recreate the rare and noble alchemy compressed between the covers of a children's book. My adult heart had added requirements: these would be books for adults and children, layered with themes and symbols, high and low.
With a nod to the rip-roaring adventures I had loved as a boy, I set about writing the Sebastian and the Hibernauts series. Sebastian is a boy on the cusp of adolescence, lonely and confused, dazzled by life's cruelties. Thrust into a Celtic mythological landscape, his journey into adulthood begins. The stories are brimful of ghosts and gobbleratches, hunkypunks and barguest, leprechauns and cluricaun, mechanical fireworks and magic shillelaghs, quizzing glasses and night rainbows. There's a dastardly whodunit to keep you on your toes, several secret romances nestled amongst the pages, and skullduggery, treachery and twists and turns galore. Welcome to Hibercadia. Let the wonderment begin!

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