Saint Brigid's Bones by Philip FreemanSaint Brigid's Bones by Philip Freeman

Saint Brigid's Bones

byPhilip Freeman

Paperback | October 20, 2015

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In an evocative Celtic novel set in a time when druids roamed the land, lively young sister Deirdreembarks on a mission to find the stolen bones of her convent’s patron saint.

In ancient Ireland, an island ruled by kings and druids, the nuns of Saint Brigid are fighting to keep their monastery alive. When the bones of Brigid go missing from their church, the theft threatens to destroy all they have worked for. No one knows the danger they face better than Sister Deirdre, a young nun torn between two worlds.

Trained as a bard and raised by a druid grandmother, she must draw upon all of her skills, both as a bard and as a nun, to find the bones before the convent begins to lose faith.
Philip Freeman received his Ph.D. in Classics and Celtic Studies from Harvard University and holds the Fletcher Jones Chair in Western Culture at Pepperdine University. He is the author of twenty books, including the first two of the Sister Deirdre series, Saint Brigid’s Bones and Sacrifice. His most recent work, Celtic Mythology, was ...
Title:Saint Brigid's BonesFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:8.19 × 5.52 × 0.62 inShipping dimensions:8.19 × 5.52 × 0.62 inPublished:October 20, 2015Publisher:NortonLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:160598888X

ISBN - 13:9781605988887


Editorial Reviews

A lively and lucid biography.—The New York Times (on 'St. Patrick of Ireland')The pacing and suspense were very well stylized, and I was happy to see that Philip Freeman plans on publishing a second novel featuring the lively Sister Deirdre.—Historical Novel SocietyPhilip Freeman creates convincing characters who use realistic dialogue. All books about Celtic Heritage should be this readable. I hope to hear more of Deidre in the future.—The Irish American News