Chapter 35: The Loyal Servant

Night 383, Innisman Brighid squirmed in her sleep and grabbed her arm. She cried out in pain. She crawled away from the ax but it fell again, into her skin. She screamed out again and reached for her spear as she fell to the ground, a soft field of grass on the outskirts of Limerick…

Chapter 34: Brynhildr’s Mother

Day 382, Limerick of the MacManus   Brynhildr sat on the docks with Aisling and watched her daughter run up and down the wooden planks. She watched Aisling’s strawberry blonde hair fly out behind her as the breeze caught her tresses and danced it around her face. She giggled as the wind rushed at her…

Chapter 33: Fiachra and Kinvara

Night 376, Isle of Searbh   Kinvara laid in a hammock beside Fiachra and they both looked at the fire. “I already told you she was different, can’t we talk about something else?” “But that’s all you told me. I want to know her better, know her more than Biorn so maybe she’ll realize how…

Chapter 32: The Faerie and the Storm

Day 381, Isle of Searbh Kinvara had sat in her room and looked at the walls. The lone lantern light danced on the walls, the wind pushing the flame back and forth. She sat and thought about Vidar, her heart ached for his friendship. This was a new level of loneliness. Kinvara was glum, with…

Conn and Tearlag

40 years before Exile, Tearlag and Conn get married. Were they ever happy together?

Udal Cuain Foreword

  Is a Scottish Gaelic word meaning, to be tossed around by the sea. I found this beautiful word inspirational as I began writing my novel, set in Viking Age Ireland. This is a fantasy and historical fiction novel that is set in a world with Chieftains, Druids, Vikings, Christians and Faeries. Ireland is in…

Introduction

B.A. in History from Geneva College. Concentrations in Irish History and Fashion History. Co-creator of G.C. Digital Archive: Geneva College in the 1920s Huxley Rye Vintage Fashion Merchandising Intern   Irish History has been a passion of mine since I went to Ireland as a child. I was fascinated to know more about the strange…

Blog Update

Here are some new things going on: I have not been satisfied with my writing over the past few days, I’ve been distracted. So I’ve gone back and given Chapters 30-32 a re-write, so check the new versions out. I’ve also added names to the chapters.   I’m staring a new job soon and I…