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Juilene Osborne-McKnight

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Juilene Osborne-McKnight is a Professor of Celtic Studies and creative writing in the United States. She is the author of the Irish historical novels I am of Irelaunde, Daughter of Ireland, Bright Sword of Ireland and Song of Ireland (MacMillan for Kindle, Nook and i-Pad). Her nonfiction history The Story We Carry in our Bones: Irish History for Americans is now available at Barnes & Noble, on amazon.com and from Pelican Publishing. You can find out more about her novels at www.juileneosbornemcknight.com

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Chapter One
“The fierce dark deer bellows”                                                                         8thcentury Irish anonymous



            Fifty miles from the Mackinac Bridge, under an overturned cauldron of punched-tin stars, I was sideswiped by a deer.              The road was narrow, the birch and aspen trees crowding the slope, naked and spindly, like ancient... Read more of this blog post »
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I Am of Irelaunde: A Novel ...

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