Tag: Chronicles

My book’s done!

Just wanted to let you know that my manuscript, The Chronicles of Iona: Exile is done and needing readers, and an agent and publisher. It’s a dual biography of St. Columba of Iona and Áedán mac nGabráin, king of the Scots of Dál Riáta, the first in a series of novels about their lives.  Columba is best known for bringing…

Iona

Paula de Fougerolles 2009 The island of Iona with the modern Abbey left foreground, Dun I center   Iona, a small island in the Inner Hebrides off the west coast of Scotland, was a center of Christianity in Europe for much of the Middle Ages.  Columba, or Colum Cille as he was known, exiled from…

Why this blog?

What’s a girl to do when she discovers that her heart lies in the Dark Ages?  She hunts it down in whatever form it persists.  Or, she re-creates her own version of it.  Fact.  And Fiction.  Together.  That’s what I’ve done in my forthcoming series of fictionalized history, set in sixth-century Scotland, called “The Chronicles…