In the sixth year of Bridei's kingship, he sends his chief assassin and spy, the Gael Faolan, back home to Ireland to investigate reports of a powerful Christian cleric whose charismatic leadership may prove a threat to the stability of Bridei's pagan kingdom of Fortriu. Years ago, the action of a cruel chieftain caused the young Faolan to deal with a shattering blow to his own family, forcing him to leave home for good. Now he must return and face his demons. . .
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"Marillier excels at breathing life into the past. Possessing the charm and sweetness of the very young, Bridei and Tuala keep their golden glow to the last page."--"Booklist" on" The Dark Mirror ""Fans of historical fantasy will devour this one and wait eagerly for its sequels."--"VOYA" on" The Dark Mirror " "Marillier blends old legends with original storytelling to produce an epic fantasy."--"Library Journal" on" Son of the Shadows"
About Juliet Marillier
Juliet Marillier holds advanced degrees in music and languages, and has had a lifelong passion for both Celtic music and Irish folklore. She is the author of the internationally acclaimed Sevenwaters trilogy, Wolfskin, Foxmask and The Bridei Chronicles. She resides with her family in Perth, Western Australia.
The Well of Shades by Juliet Marillier
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