In Ellen Evert Hopman's Priestess of the Forest you met Druid priestess Ethne and experienced her pain over having to choose between love and duty to her people. Set in the 3rd century, this new novel continues the story with Ethne's adoptive daughter, Aífe. Here you'll learn Druid wisdom along with Aífe as she is sent to a desolate island to complete her training and prepare to become a priestess.
But a handsome young man, raised in a Christian monastery, washes ashore. Their fates intertwine as he tries to comprehend the differences between what he experiences and what he was taught. Will his fellow Christians overwhelm and conquer the Druids? This exciting story will have you on the edge of your seat as you experience the pains and passions, loves and fears of these all-too human characters. Take a trip to the Druid isle—and learn as the ancient Druids did!
Mabon, of all the Sabbats, does not directly correlate to any known Celtic or Anglo-Saxon holiday. Instead, the harvest that it celebrates honored an entire season of sacred, survival-ensuring work. Mabon's predecessor, Michaelmas, came about as a recognized holy day during harvest season as a means of subverting the Pagan harvest traditions by... read this article