The wonderful people over at Tor/Forge books were awesome enough to send me this finished/review copy this week! I have heard nothing but great things about this book. Been wanting to read this one for a while now. Thanks Tor/Forge! I can’t wait to read and review!

Only the Stones Survive by Morgan Llywelyn is out today! January 5, 2016 from Tor/Forge books.

So go get a copy!

 

 

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About the book:

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BUY HERE:   Only the Stones Survive by Morgan Llywelyn

  • Hardcover: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Forge Books (January 5, 2016)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0765337924
  • ISBN-13: 978-0765337924

For centuries the Túatha Dé Danann lived in peace on an island where time flowed more slowly and the seasons were gentle–until that peace was shattered by the arrival of invaders. The Gaels, the Children of Milesios, came looking for easy riches and conquest, following the story of an island to the west where their every desire could be granted. They had not anticipated that it would already be home to others, and against the advice of their druids, they begin to exterminate the Túatha Dé Danann.

After a happy and innocent childhood, Joss was on the cusp of becoming a man when the Gaels slaughtered the kings and queens of the Túatha Dé Danann. Left without a mother and father, he must find a way to unite what is left of his people and lead them into hiding. But even broken and scattered, Joss and his people are not without strange powers.

Morgan Llywelyn weaves Irish mythology, historical elements, and ancient places in the Irish landscape to create a riveting tale of migration, loss, and transformation in Only the Stones Survive.

 

 

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About the author:

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Morgan Llywelyn (born 1937) is an American-born Irish author best known for her historical fantasy, historical fiction, and historical non-fiction. Her fiction has received several awards and has sold more than 40 million copies, and she herself is recipient of the 1999 Exceptional Celtic Woman of the Year Award from Celtic Women International.
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