David H. Millar
Category: Historical fantasy, Action/adventure
Five book series
Set in 400 B.C., Conall is a tale of the ancient Gaels. It is the story of a warlike people with an undisputed talent for the arts. Blacksmith’s apprentice, Conall, returns home from a hunting trip to find his family and his small rural community slaughtered. A meeting with the mysterious Sidhe, Mongfhionn, sets Conall on the path of retribution.
Conall is a tale of the ancient Gaels, their lives, and battles. It is a story of a warlike people who also had an undisputed talent for art, design, and music. The series is set in Europe, 400 years before Christ, in a time when the boundaries between myth and reality were fluid. Life was harsh and violent.
Blacksmith’s apprentice, Conall, returns home from a hunting trip with his friends to find his family, and the small rural community, slaughtered. A meeting with the mysterious Sidhe, Mongfhionn, sets Conall on the path of retribution. The price is never to return to Ériu. Decades later, Conall, now Rí Ruirech, King over Kings, of the great clann he founded and nurtured, stands before the gates of Rome to face his nemesis.
Until the fateful day she found her family murdered, flame-haired Mórrígan’s only challenge was how to seduce the shy, auburn-headed, Conall. A darkness of the soul overtakes Mórrígan, leading her on the path to become the Dark Huntress. The swirling, dark designs that cover her body flow with ominous powers. Together with Conall, she will bring her own dark brand of revenge and terror to those she holds responsible for her family’s deaths.