Takes place in sixth century Scotland. Based on a true story. A good read.
Captures the historic moment when a new spiritual force spreads through the land of mist and mystery. This power-encounter between paganism and nascent Christianity is strikingly contemporary in its intensity and importance.
The warrior blood of Erin's royal line pulsed through his veins, but God was calling him to a different battle. As Crimthann, the Wolf, would he become the High King of Ireland, fufilling his father's ambition? Or as Colum, the Dove, would he serve Christ through the church, fulfilling his mother's prayers.
The Throne of Tara is based on the true story of Columcille of Iona, who carried Christianity to Dark Age Scotland. Desjarlais captures the historic moment when a new spiritual force spreads through the land of mist and mystery.
Very well written...unbelievable story of riches & power vs God & His glory. Holds you til the very end.