Child of the Phoenix Author:Barbara Erskine In 1218 an extraordinary princess is born, whose mystical powers and unquenchable spirit will alter the course of history... Raised by her fiercely Welsh nurse to support the Celtic cause against the predatory English king, Princess Eleyne is taught to worship the old gods, to look into the future and sometimes the past. However, unable to iden... more »tify time and place in her terrifying visions, she is powerless to avert forthcoming tragedy... Remarkable events follow Eleyne all her life as, despite impassioned resistance, her world s shaped by powerful men. But her tempestuous life and loves tie her to the destinies of England, Scotland and Wales...« less
Great historical novel with a paranormal element and romance! The story follows a woman from her birth through her death, and all of her extraordinary experiences. It takes place in Wales, England and Scotland.