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The Children of Gods and Fighting Men

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ISBN: 9781803282633
AuthorLawless, Shauna
Pub Date01/09/2022
BindingTrade PB
CountryIRL
Dewey
Publisher: HOZ
Quick overview The first in a gripping new historical fantasy series that intertwines Irish mythology with real-life history, The Children of Gods and Fighting Men is the thrilling debut novel by Shauna Lawless.
€16.61

They think they've killed the last of us...981 AD. The Viking King of Dublin is dead. His young widow, Gormflaith, has ambitions for her son - and herself - but Ireland is a dangerous place and kings tend not to stay kings for long.

Gormflaith also has a secret. She is one of the Fomorians, an immortal race who can do fire-magic. She has kept her powers hidden at all costs, for there are other immortals in this world - like the Tuatha De Danann, a race of warriors who are sworn to kill Fomorians.Fodla is one of the Tuatha De Danann with the gift of healing.

Her kind dwell hidden in a fortress, forbidden to live amongst the mortals. Fodla agrees to help her kin by going to spy on Brian Boru, a powerful man who aims to be High King of Ireland. She finds a land on the brink of war - a war she is desperate to stop.

However, preventing the loss of mortal lives is not easy with Ireland in turmoil and the Fomorians now on the rise...

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They think they've killed the last of us...981 AD. The Viking King of Dublin is dead. His young widow, Gormflaith, has ambitions for her son - and herself - but Ireland is a dangerous place and kings tend not to stay kings for long.

Gormflaith also has a secret. She is one of the Fomorians, an immortal race who can do fire-magic. She has kept her powers hidden at all costs, for there are other immortals in this world - like the Tuatha De Danann, a race of warriors who are sworn to kill Fomorians.Fodla is one of the Tuatha De Danann with the gift of healing.

Her kind dwell hidden in a fortress, forbidden to live amongst the mortals. Fodla agrees to help her kin by going to spy on Brian Boru, a powerful man who aims to be High King of Ireland. She finds a land on the brink of war - a war she is desperate to stop.

However, preventing the loss of mortal lives is not easy with Ireland in turmoil and the Fomorians now on the rise...

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