The Courser & Wallace Chronicles, Volume I

A Crossing in the Woods

When two worlds collide, both of them tremble.

In the first instalment of this epic trilogy, discover the world of Myros through the eyes of an Earthling and re-discover Earth through the eyes of a Myrosian in this fantasy thriller.

What People are Saying

Rating: 5 out of 5.

“Could hardly put it down”

McConnery does a great job developing two strikingly different characters who share (among other things) very similar heroic attributes.


Rating: 5 out of 5.

“Believable, relatable”

The key to a great fantasy novel in my opinion is in the portrayal of its characters and J.R. McConnery is successful in bringing them all to life as real, believable, and relatable.


Rating: 5 out of 5.

“Opened up a new world”

I literally never read books on my own time but since I got into your book its kind of opened up a new world to me.



Learn more about the fantastic provinces and culture of Myros.

About the Author

J. R. McConnery is a paediatrician by day (and often by night), and a writer by night (and often by day). He lives in Toronto, Ontario with his wife, Cara. When he isn’t dancing around sneezing children or writing, he likes reading, photography, and following politics. 

A Crossing in the Woods is the first of three novels in the The Courser and Wallace Chronicles. The second book, A Fear of All Defiance, is due out mid-2020.


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