My dear friend and fellow-Ocelot author Nancy Jardine is delighted to announce that Beathan
The Brigante, the latest addition to her highly-interlinked Celtic Fervour
Series, is *FREE* on the 15th October 2020 across
the Amazon network!
(Psst! And if you’re quick, you should find that some of the other books in the series have a reduced price during this special promotion.)
Book 5, Beathan The Brigante, features young Beathan of Garrigill, but it also depicts the interlinking of his life and that of the Ancient Roman General – Gnaeus Iulius Agricola who is a main character in Books 4 & 5.
Having been captured by the Ancient Roman legions, after the battle at Beinn na Ciche in north-east Caledonia, we pick up Beathan’s story in AD 85 at Trimontium Roman Fort where he is used as a menial fort slave. General Agricola, having been summoned back to Rome by Emperor Domitian, collects Beathan and some other high-ranking hostages at Trimontium Fort and drags them all off in chains.
During the long trek to Rome, Beathan learns surprising things about General Agricola. In turn, Agricola finds aspects to grudgingly admire in young warrior Beathan. Escape from, and revenge against, his captors doesn’t come quickly for Beathan. However, by AD 89 he is back in Brigantia – the land of his birth – where revenge blazes for him at Vindolanda Roman Fort. It’s gratifying that by then he is closer to a reunion with his much-missed Garrigill kin ,and it’s even better that romance with a young Brigante warrior-woman named Torrin has lightened his eventful life, even though he is still only seventeen.
Moving from place to place is a regular feature for the Garrigill Brigantes in the Celtic Fervour Series novels, especially as they become refugees fleeing from Brigantia to Caledonia, but young warrior Beathan can truly say that he is the most widely-travelled across the Roman Empire!
It’s a reasonable assumption that youths matured into men much faster in 1st Century AD, especially if they were subjected to the treatment that’s meted out to Beathan of Garrigill!
Look forward to that **FREE** copy on the 15th October 2020 and enjoy reading about young Beathan of Garrigill!
Link for Beathan The Brigante getbook.at/BeathanTBrigantehere
You can find out more about the Celtic Fervour Series HERE
Nancy Jardine writes historical fiction, time travel historical adventure
and contemporary mysteries. Research, grandchildren, gardening and reading
novels all take up non-writing time. Interacting with readers is a joy at Craft
Fairs and larger venues where she signs/sells paperback versions of her novels.
She enjoys giving author presentations on her books and Ancient Roman Scotland,
though these activities are presently curtailed due to Covid 19!