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Exiles: about the series

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What would you do to save your clan?

★★★★ "A new piece of Irish historical fiction that pulls you in through its protagonist, and is full of plenty of action," - Reedsy Discovery

★★★★ “To say this book is rich with action, adventure, and deep meaty history is putting it mildly,” – The Historical Fiction Company

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ “a tale that is filled with twists, including stabbings-in-the-back, and one that puts readers on the edge of their seats,” – The Book Commentary

Ireland 1585. The country is in chaos and the land burns. After years of encroaching on the Maguire clan’s lands, the English crown overthrows their clan neighbours and has their sights firmly set on toppling the Maguires.

After years spent as a hostage of the Maguire clan leader in Enniskillen to ensure his father’s loyalty, Eunan Maguire returns home to persuade his father to pledge for the leader of the clan. He is deeply troubled as to why his father gave him up as a hostage so easily. After his return, the English raid the village and his parents are killed in mysterious circumstances. While fleeing his burning village, he meets Seamus Mac Sheehy a grizzled warrior and sworn enemy of the English. With Seamus’ guidance, goes to the election of the new leader of the Maguire clan to claim his father’s voting rights. He sets out to ingratiate himself with the new Maguire chieftain and to become a leader in the fight against the crown. But all is not well, for Eunan is tormented by his past and Seamus is not all he appears to be. When the English finally invade his homeland, Eunan is called to fight.

Will Eunan discover the secret behind his parents’ death? Will Eunan discover who Seamus MacSheehy really is and why he has taken such an interest in him? Can Eunan overcome his past and save his clan from the English onslaught?

Bad Blood is the first book in the epic Irish historical fiction Exiles series. It is set against the backdrop of the Elizabethan wars in Ireland in the 1580s/90s. A world of Irish clans, their politics and the fight for supremacy, where spies and intrigue prosper, where the embers burn for a rebellion against the English crown. If you like politics, intrigue, fast-paced action and adventure orientated historical fiction, then you will love this book. Some things are timeless.

 

Buy Bad Blood to discover this exciting new series today.

One man fights to destroy his family, another to save his. Only one can be victorious.

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ “Fully action-packed, this pulls you further into Eunan and Seamus' story; making you question who to support the whole way through,” – Reedsy Discovery

★★★★ “Another action-packed adventure filled with rich historical information about Ireland in the 16th century embedded in the storyline,”

“for anyone who loves GOT stories, well this has it all – including a bloody battle at a wedding ceremony,” – The Historical Fiction Company

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ “a real page-turner that leaves readers wanting more,”

“The conflict between the Crown and natives is brilliantly and elaborately written, the characters are rock-solid and relatable, and the plot is twisty as it can get,” – The Book Commentary

Ireland 1594. Eunan’s village is destroyed, the rebellion appears over. As the forces of the English crown pillage the countryside, the rebel leader goes into hiding. Eunan’s past has come back to haunt him.

                                                                

Eunan goes forth to seek the rebel leaders. He must take control of his family lands and turn them from supporting the crown to declaring for the rebellion.

 

All that stands before him are the forces of the crown, the deserted ranks of the rebellion and the minor matter of his own family.

 

Meanwhile, Seamus faces a dilemma. Consequences from the past loom large. He must save his own family, but to do so could stop the rebellion in its tracks.

 

Who will succeed if the other needs to fail?

Uprising is the second book in the epic Irish historical fiction Exiles series. It is set against the backdrop of the Elizabethan wars in Ireland in the 1590s. A world of Irish clans, their politics and the fight for supremacy, where spies and intrigue prosper, where the embers burn for a rebellion against the English crown. If you love fast-paced action and adventure orientated historical fiction then you will love this book.

Buy Uprising to discover this exciting new series today.

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Traitor Maguire

29th March 2022

A traitor to some, a hero to others.

​It seems as if Eunan has succeeded beyond his wildest imagination. Once a lowly upstart, now part of the Maguire nobility and married to the woman of his dreams, the flames of the rebellion he continues to hold so dear also burn bright.

But enemies in the clan capture him and leave him to die in the Maguire’s jail while they plot to sell the clan out to the English crown.

Will the bonds of family compel Seamus to save him or will he be dragged off to war to leave Eunan to be sacrificed in the cesspit of Irish politics?

Traitor Maguire is the third book in the epic Irish historical fiction Exiles series. It is set against the backdrop of the Elizabethan wars in Ireland in the 1590s. A world of Irish clans, their politics and the fight for supremacy, where spies and intrigue prosper, where the embers burn for a rebellion against the English crown. If you love fast-paced action and adventure orientated historical fiction then you will love this book.

Buy Traitor Maguire to discover this exciting new series today.

Breach of the peace

Spring 2023

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