The Dawn Stag

The Dawn Stag

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Rhiann, an Alban priestess and princess, submits to a marriage of political necessity to Eremon, an exiled Irish prince. Out of duty grows a powerful and desperate love that will bind them together through conflict and betrayal. As Rhiann searches for guidance in the spirit world, little realizing how big a part she will play in this endgame, Eremon knows only that he must risk and sacrifice many lives, perhaps even his own. The second book in the epic Dalriada trilogy, The Dawn Stag spans three centuries and spectacularly recreates Celtic Britain at the momentous time of the Roman invasion.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 552 pages
  • 154.9 x 226.1 x 43.2mm | 771.12g
  • Overlook Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 1585676217
  • 9781585676217
  • 1,376,766

Review quote

Richly imagined . . . Watson brings first-century A.D. Britain to vivid life with just the right details at the right times, and successfully keeps the tension high throughout this long story, balancing violence and tragedy with romance and religious transcendence. "Publishers Weekly" " "Fascinating and unforgettable Jules Watson has conjured up the mythic past, a land of Celtic legend and stark grandeur. Sharon Kay Penman"show more

About Jules Watson

Jules Watson came to fiction via archeology and public relations, working most recently as a freelance writer. She and her Scottish husband divide their time between Britain and New Zealand.show more

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777 ratings
3.98 out of 5 stars
5 36% (278)
4 34% (265)
3 24% (189)
2 5% (37)
1 1% (8)
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