The Raven Queen

The Raven Queen

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In this dazzling retelling of one of Ireland’s most stirring legends, acclaimed author Jules Watson brings to life the story of Maeve, the raven queen, who is as fierce as she is captivating.
 
She was born to be a pawn, used to secure her father’s royal hold on his land. She was forced to advance his will through marriage—her own desires always thwarted. But free-spirited Maeve will no longer endure the schemes of her latest husband, Conor, the cunning ruler of Ulster. And when her father’s death puts her homeland at the mercy of its greedy lords and Conor’s forces, Maeve knows she must at last come into her own power to save it.

With secret skill and daring, Maeve proves herself the equal of any warrior on the battlefield. With intelligence and stealth, she learns the strategies—and sacrifices—of ruling a kingdom through treacherous alliances. And to draw on the dangerous magic of her country’s oldest gods, Maeve seeks out the wandering druid Ruan, whose unexpected passion and strange connection to the worlds of spirit imperil everything Maeve thought true about herself—and put her at war with both her duty and her fate.

Baker & Taylor
A companion to The Swan Maiden is inspired by the Celtic legend of Maeve and follows the efforts of a young woman who triggers a terrible war and is elevated to a position of leadership in her determination to gain independence from period conventions. Original.

Baker
& Taylor

The Celtic queen, Maeve, determined to save her homeland after the death of her father, triggers a terrible war and is elevated to a position of leadership as she allies herself with Ruan, a wandering druid with a mysterious connection to the spirit world.

Publisher: New York : Spectra, c2011
Edition: A Spectra trade paperback ed
ISBN: 9780553384659
Branch Call Number: SCIFI WAT
Characteristics: 522 p. ;,21 cm.

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