The Blooding is book one of the series (The Boar Knife is a prequel novella)
At the age of fifteen, Falon Rankin had found fitting in with the other boys around the villages of the Two Wicks to be difficult...mostly because she was actually a girl pretending to be a boy! So she did her best to avoid them except at market day, when she had no choice.
But one fateful day in her family's orchard sets her feet on a path she could have never expected. With the distant beating of war drums, the only member of her family who can answer their call is her -- and to do so, she must continue her charade of being a boy, in order to protect the future of her family.
The challenges before her appear insurmountable, and it seems that understanding the strange behavior and social structure of the men surrounding her will strain her to the very limits -- but that will soon become the least of her problems.
The warpath is filled with mud, blood, and testosterone which all-too-often overcomes common sense...will Falon survive long enough to set foot on the field of battle? And even if she does, what hope does a fifteen year old girl have against trained Battle Knights, Cavalry charges, and the prying eyes of her militia camp?
This tale could be nothing more than the ignominious end of a fifteen year old girl, on a battlefield far from home...or it could be the beginning of a magical adventure which she could only hope to read about in her sister's books!