Just a quick post to tell you that the 3rd book in my series, called The Chronicles of Iona: Island-Pilgrim, has just been published! The story begins a few months after the events in Prophet. After a long and costly civil war, Aedan mac Gabran has become king of the Scots of Dal Riata. With…
Category: Historical Fiction
Here’s “Kroniki Iony: Wygnaniec”
Dear Friends. Here’s the cover of the new Polish translation of “The Chronicles of Iona: Exile”. I love it! The long sword, the medieval abbey of Iona, the antique map underlay–it definitely sets the scene. If you have a moment, please visit the Facebook page at Wydawnictwokropla and give it a like!
Great news! “Exile” is set to be published in Poland this week! I’m very honored and am delighted to be working with so many talented new friends in Poland. Watch this space for more information!
Thank you Northern Ireland!
You know what I love about what I do? One of the things, in any case? (Because there are many!) The research trips. I sit here in my study, pulling together what I know about the 6th century so that I can imagine how my characters might have felt and thought and acted. Columba of Iona and Aedan mac…
Read the Preface to “Island-Pilgrim”, Book 3 in the award-winning historical-fiction series “The Chronicles of Iona”
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“The Chronicle of Iona: Exile” heads the Adult Top Reads list in Donegal in 2013
Many thanks to Donna Quinn of the Donegal Library Services for letting me know that “The Chronicles of Iona: Exile” was the most read book in Donegal Libraries in 2013. It edged out J.K. Rowling’s “The Casual Vacancy”, Maeve Binchy’s “A Week in Winter”, both “Wolf Hall” and “Bringing up the Bodies” by my favorite…
Live Podcast: Chronicles of Iona author Paula de Fougerolles to be interviewed by Radio Host Michael Dresser, Weds. 7/17/13 at 5:31 p.m. EST
Tune in to the Michael Dresser Show, tomorrow, Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 5:31 p.m., for a live interview about my book, The Chronicles of Iona: Exile. http://www.MichaelDresserShow.com or http://www.BlogTalkRadio.com/MichaelDresserShow
This week! The Chronicles of Iona at the Saltwater Celtic Music Festival, Thomas Point Beach, Maine
Friends! If you’re in Maine this week, come check out the Saltwater Music Festival 2013 at Thomas Point Beach, Brunswick. It’s a two-day event (July 20 and 21) showcasing the best in Celtic music. I’ll be in the literary tent as their 2013 Writer-in-Residence. There are a host of wonderful satellite events leading up to the…
“Exile”: Winner, ForeWord Reviews 2012 Book of the Year Award in Historical Fiction
Exile, the first book in my series The Chronicles of Iona, has won Silver Prize in ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year Awards in the category of historical fiction. For the other winners, see: ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year Awards 2012.
I’ll be part of the Author’s Tent at the Boston Irish Festival June 7-9, 2013!
Great news here—I’ll be part of the Author’s Tent at this year’s Boston Irish Festival at the Irish Cultural Centre of New England in Canton next weekend, June 7-9. http://bostonirishfestival.info/ The Boston Irish Festival is the largest Irish Festival on the East Coast. There are lots of fun events lined up, including three days and…