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The Throne of Scone (The Tales of Aeron #3)

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Aeron, Queen of the Kelts, has fled to the stars on a desperate mission to find the fabled Thirteen Treasures of King Arthur, hidden from his Keltic descendants for fifteen hundred years. Her search will lead from the depths of space, where worlds are born, to the heart of an ancient enemy's stronghold and on to a trial of courage and magic that even the Queen of the Kelts ...more
Paperback, 384 pages
Published May 5th 1987 by Roc (first published 1986)
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Ron
Mar 18, 2011 Ron rated it liked it
Shelves: fantasy, maps
Consistent. Obviously, others really like her style. This volume satisfactorily closes the trilogy. All is--more or less--put to rest.

That the conclusion of Aeron's quest presents her with as big a challenge as the quest is appropriate and well presented.

War in space is, at best, alluded to. The big battle at the end is again a land battle. Unconvincing. That earth would just hop into the middle of a galactic war stretches the credibility, too. The Imperium had not nearly the menace of well-wrou
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Althea Ann
The Copper Crown and The Throne of Scone - one story.

What a muddle!

Okay, first things first. These covers are just gorgeous. Thomas Canty isn't given any credit in the actual books, but it's his artwork. (And he even sells signed prints of the images.)

I fully expected to love these. I got a whole bunch of the books of the 'Keltiad' in advance of reading any of them. I don't think I'll be reading all of them.

Fine, the premise is a bit absurd: In the 27th century, a probe ship from Earth discovers
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Heather Graves
Nov 09, 2015 Heather Graves rated it it was amazing
So good! Such a relief to past some of the cliffhangers but sad that the book is finished too.
Jes Phillips
Dec 01, 2008 Jes Phillips rated it it was amazing
I love this book, and the two that follow. This is a book for sci-fi/fantasy fans only--casual readers of popular literature will probably not like it. Aeron, the hero, is a true fantasy figure--she's beautiful, smart, gifted in magic and warcraft alike--her only flaw is her fiery temper.

The premise is fascinating--what if space traveling Earthlings discovered, in the far reaches of the universe, several planets full of earthlings who had fled Ireland thousands of years ago as a result of religi
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Sally
Jan 19, 2016 Sally rated it really liked it
Ok, once you get past the Kelts in space, it's really a great premise for an epic tale. And for those of who like to wallow in our "kelt iciness", it's a perfect book to do that with.
Jesse Coffey
Jul 31, 2010 Jesse Coffey rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorite-authors
The second book in the series. Continues the story of the overthrow of Aeron and the search for Arthur's treasures so that evil Jaun Akhera and his ilk can be tossed off of Keltia and the return of Aeron and her people. A LOT of action. Excellent read! Another must read.
Jodi
Jul 30, 2011 Jodi rated it it was amazing
I probably read this series once every 18 months or so. Likely my favorite book series. It has the additional benefit of portraying my religion in a way that is accurate while accessible.
Meri Liston
Jan 26, 2008 Meri Liston rated it it was amazing
Shelves: sci-fi
I'm very fond of this series. An inspired retelling of classic Irish Myth set forward several centuries into the stars.
Gina
May 15, 2010 Gina rated it really liked it
Enjoying re-reading the saga. I'd forgotten a lot of detail and plot so it almost reads as brand-new :-)
Dianne
Feb 25, 2008 Dianne rated it it was amazing
This series is so good I read them in the library and then had to buy them to have them forever.
Mary
Nov 22, 2013 Mary rated it liked it
Just as enjoyable as the first. Finished the stuff off nicely.
Yahmama
ONE OF THE BEST CELTIC HIGH FANTASY'S EVERY WRITTEN
Sam
Apr 19, 2009 Sam rated it really liked it
Currently re-reading this for the upteenth time
Kimmy
Aug 20, 2010 Kimmy rated it it was amazing
Part of one of my favorite trilogies of all time.
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Re-read 4/4/12; re-read again 1/29/16
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Another re-read. Great again!
Janice Hegarty
Feb 08, 2013 Janice Hegarty rated it it was amazing
Absolutely fantastic
Kristine
Jul 13, 2008 Kristine rated it it was amazing
Third part of the trilogy.
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Celts in space!
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Kennealy-Morrison was born in Brooklyn, New York and raised on Long Island.[2]

She attended St. Bonaventure University for two years, majoring in Journalism. She later transferred to Harpur College (now known as Binghamton University) where she graduated with a B.A. in English Literature in 1967. She then moved to New York City, where she worked first as a lexicographer for Macmillan Publishing, th
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