The Dog Roses: Na Feirdhriseacha
spinoff from the Conall Series
by David H. Millar
Genre: Epic Historical Fantasy
“You have no weapons, striapach.”
“I am the weapon, tuilí.”
It is 400 B.C. The mist clears and three triremes glide into the calm waters of the bay in Southern Ériu. On a grass-topped dune, a young girl dances gleefully at the Goddess’s gift. Two warrior princesses, the twins Brighid and Danu, leap over the vessels’ sides into the cold waters and look north towards their ancestral home. The clanging of steel from the fort of Ráth Na Conall is not a good omen.
Seated on his throne in Caher Conri the depraved Uallachán rages at the sight of the red shield embellished with a swooping black raven and the memories it provokes. He swears vengeance on the daughters of his old adversary.
Draighean stands impervious to the deep cold and snows of the mountain peak. She bites maroon lips, unhappy at her sisters—the demi-goddesses of the Aes Sidhe. Yet does she have a choice? Evil must be fought.
Uallachán’s idea of peace is to crush all dissent, but is he no more than a puppet of the powerful kings of the Connachta?
The twins know they must defeat the invasion and stop the enslavement of their people. Still, even with the help of the Sidhe, Draighean, the odds are daunting.
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The Place of Blood – Rinn-Iru
Conall Book I
The Raven's Flight – Eitilt an Fhiagh Dhuibh
Conall Book II
The Sisters – Na Deirfiúracha
Conall Book III
A Brace of Eagles - Snaidhm Iolar
Conall Book IV
Retribution - Díoltas
Conall Book V
Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, David H. Millar is the founder, owner, and author-in-residence of Houston-based ‘A Wee Publishing Company’—a business that promotes Celtic literature, authors and art.
Millar moved from Ireland to Nova Scotia, Canada, in the late 1990s. After ten years shovelling snow, he decided to relocate to warmer climates and has now settled in Houston, Texas. Quite a contrast!
An avid reader, armchair sportsman, and Liverpool Football Club fan, Millar lives with his family and Bailey, a Manx cat of questionable disposition known to his friends as ‘the small angry one!’
The author will be participating in the East Texas Booktacular, Mt. Pleasant, TX, on October 22, 2022 (https://www.facebook.com/groups/EastTexasBooktacularand) the East Texas Book Bash, Canton, TX on December 10 (https://www.facebook.com/groups/EastTexasBookBash).
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Thank you for posting about The Dog Roses, I love the cover and synopsis and I am adding this book to my TBR pileReplyDelete