‘The Goblin Hole’ is the story of how Conker, a mongrel dog, attempts to rescue his favourite schoolteacher, Miss. Honey, from the clutches of Grug, an evil goblin.
Helped by Seeka, a... More > magical owl, Conker enters a dark tunnel in which a strange discovery will be made, as the enraged goblin prepares to devour both dog and teacher.’
This is a quirky and original short story for children of primary age (and for those adults who enjoy this genre).
The pace of the story is fast and the evil goblin 'Grug' is dragged swiftly into the tale. Tension is maintained right up to the story's dramatic end, with one or two big surprises on the way.
Other stories are: The Forgotten Garden; Chimp's Tale and Luke's Painting< Less
Swordsmith tells the adventures of Finn Whelan and Kitty Meadows after arriving in Ireland then separating. Finn becomes apprentice to the eccentric blacksmith, Faolan, whilst Kitty joins the... More > silversmith Sophia Dagdara on the island of Santorini. They each form attachments which test them in different ways. For his part, Finn also encounters the third century hero Fionn Mac Cumaill, leader of the Fianna, the then elite fighting force of Ireland.
´Swordsmith' deals with the themes of love and loss and also the nature of reality. At the same time it tells some of the tales of Fionn Mac Cumaill.
It is the third book in the Trilogy ´Songs of Sword and Crystal´.< Less
Songs of Sword and Crystal is the story of present day characters whose lives become interwoven with the heroes of Irish Legend - Nuada Siver Hand, king of The Tuatha De Danaan, Cucullan and Fionn... More > Mac Cumaill. It includes a faithful retelling of some of the ancient tales, and in parts a philosophical commentary. It is a work of fiction which incorporates the novels 'Silver Hand', 'Immortal One' and 'Swordsmith'.< Less
'Immortal One' is the tale of Lugh, who loses both his immortality and his memory. He attempts to piece together his past with the help of several characters who live in a small village near the... More > coast of Western Ireland. Events bring with them sorrow and revelation and the story weaves into its fabric the tale of ancient Ireland's greatest hero, the warrior Cucullan. It is the second book in the trilogy 'Songs of Sword and Crystal.< Less
'Silverhand´is the story of two present-day people, Kitty Meadows and Finn Whelan,who share friendship and discovery and take part in the ancient tale of Nuada Silver Hand, High King of The... More > Tuatha De Danaan.It is the first book in the trilogy 'Songs of Sword and Crystal'< Less