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Troubador The White Raven and the Oak

Released: 01/04/2006

eISBN: 9781905237593

Format: eBook

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The White Raven and the Oak

The Kuklos Trilogy, Book 1


Steo has long loved Gerwerith... but she is the wife of his life-long friend, Andod the ‘White Raven’, and Steo is his trusted Druid...

At a time of great unrest, unjust rumour causes Steo to ride to Andod in confrontation. Steo meets his inner conflict head-on, by recalling his year-long initiation into the Druid cult in Gerwerith’s homeland: Breityn, the remote island north of Gaul.

The mounting crises of tribal unrest and disturbing and unreasonable demands must be met and resolved by all concerned. But first, Steo’s strong sense of loyalty, honour and obligation will be put severely to the test.

No one is quite what they seem... not even Steo.

By the same author: Survival Days and Journey into Eta trilogy

The three novels of the Journey into Eta trilogy -- The Leave-Takers, Dream Thoughts and Trysts, were published in 2004.
The children's novel Survival Days, loosely linked to the trilogy, was published in October 2005 and awarded the 'Readers' Review' first 10/10 score!

Latest publications in The Kuklos Trilogy:
The White Raven and the Oak
Rites 20th November 2006
Forthcoming PublicationsClosing the Helix (2007)

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Margarett Mirley

A joyful, free ranging childhood in a small estuary town and long holidays in a remote woodland cottage gave her unforgettable and useful experience. Later, as the teaching head of an under resourced school overseas, laughter and solidarity brought her and her like-minded team through two wars, constant civil disturbance and unbelievable daily dramas. Her MBE in 1984 was likely for survival than the cited services to education. Later, in calmer days and a thriving school to hand over, she thought it time to explore the creative world within. That led to her first trilogy.

Since then she has been featured in a major article in Dawn's 'Books and Authors Review' and listed in their top English writers of Historical Fiction... for her huge Greek trilogy.

Following acceptance for several major awards, the resultant interest in the rights for a Greek translation would be a large undertaking if followed through. As well as book signings, she has addressed diverse forums, including schools, and talked on BBC Radio Essex about her books and writing. She has written articles for Writers News and Readers' Review Magazine, and was for many years the editor of a monthly community Courier. A member of The Royal Commonwealth Society, the English Speaking Union and recent Chairman of the local British Women's Association, charity fundraising remains an ongoing interest. Concerning that, she recently presented a recorded TV talk show with women on "The International Spirit of Christmas."

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