“Their Own Anam Cara is a romantic tale filled with magic, myth, and adventure. I especially love the short tales about mythical and legendary characters from Ireland!”
“Exciting and packed with historical and mythical references, this book follows two people bound by fate as they face enemies who are determined to bring them down and drive them apart. If you love stories about Gaelic culture, this book is for you.”
“Laura Veazey masterfully weaves a tale of fantasy and reality. Their Own Anam Cara is a romantic adventure story with elements of Celtic mythology, history, and culture.”
“In this historical fantasy, Veazey (Full Circle, 2012) explores the intersection of Christianity and paganism in an era when witchcraft remained punishable by death and women were considered chattel…. Her ideas, however, sprout crisply from the page, like the concept that ‘magic is what we are all looking for, but if you try to hold it and name it and describe it, you will lose it.’
Love—and the patience of a loyal wife—conquers all in this intriguing historical fantasy.”
Your Anam Cara, “soul friend/soul love” is the person to whom you can reveal the deepest part of yourself, without fear of judgment of retribution.
Sarah Evangeline Hale, descendant of one of the founding races of the British Isles, and Sir Ailin of Drummond are each other’s Anam Cara. Inseparable since infancy, the noblewoman and man grew up together, exploring the woods surrounding Drummond Castle, merrily scaling the magnificent castle’s stairs, and playing in the fields.
They were each other’s confidant, teacher, and family. Ailin taught Angel how to fight and be self-reliant, and Angel taught him how to heal. At fourteen, Angel awakens to her blossoming affections for her Anam Cara. From then on, they only grew closer to each other. Unbeknownst to them, their joyous days together will abruptly come to an end.
One winter morning, Ailin awakens to find his Anam Cara missing from Drummond Castle. As Ailin desperately searches for Angel, the noblewoman determinedly plans her escape and journey back to Drummond Castle.
Enchanting and exhilarating, Their Own Anam Cara arrest your attention with a blend of myth, history, adventure, and romance.