To the Waters and the Wild: A Novel

To the Waters and the Wild: A Novel

by S.C. McGrath


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Shrouded in mystery, ancient Eire nurtured a people both eloquent and fierce. Scholars and warriors were honored with like reverence and women were recognized as equals to men. Within this isolated world of poetry and warfare, Keelin, a fearless chieftain's daughter, struggles to understand her fate. Gifted by the gods in the arts of healing and telepathy, and destined to become a priestess, she nonetheless rails against such a solitary and self-sacrificing life. She chafes under the strict tutelage of the austere priestess, Nuala, who demands unerring scholarship and dedication. Torn by conflicting emotions, Keelin imagines a life possible only in her dreams.

Keelin’s troubles are soon overshadowed by a dire threat to her island home. The most powerful civilization in the ancient world has turned a covetous eye toward Eire and an invasion is imminent. Rife with clan rivalries and blood feuds, Eire and its defiantly independent people seem doomed, forcing Keelin to resolve her internal strife and quickly hone her extrasensory powers to help defeat the invader. So, too, Eire’s clans must unite their warriors to battle the forces of the Roman Empire. Among these warriors is Brian, who Keelin has alternately hated and loved for as long as she can remember. The approaching battle will irrevocably seal their fate.

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ISBN-13: 9780991449323
Publisher: Seanachie Press
Publication date: 05/21/2019
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

A native Californian, S.C. McGrath grew up in western Malibu, riding her horse on the beach and in the hills, and weaving stories and daydreaming. Now, many years later, not much has changed. McGrath still rides in the Santa Monica Mountains-either on a horse or a motorcycle-enjoying flights of fancy along the way.

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