Raised as the daughter of an Irish nobleman, Muriel has the sight, which allows her to see the arrival of the noble stranger through her water mirror. It reveals a man struggling with the sea--a man, Muriel knows, is an exile, who by clan law are to be made slaves. But Muriel can't help but believe this handsome visitor--swaddled in mist and delivered to the rain-swept shores of Dun Farraige--will be her salvation
Visited by the Irish warriors of Cahir Cullen, Rioghan, the guardian of the fairy folk's treasure, watches their leader, Donaill, and senses something is different about him. Donaill seeks Rioghan's help in healing a woman the druids have failed. Together, they must overcome great dangers to prove that the greatest power of all is love. Original.
To the First Harvest fair Niamh goes, for revelry with others of the island. The Fianna go, too: the finest of the king's young warriors. Of them, Bryan catches Niamh's eye. He is strong of body and fair of face, and he wants her for his "Lughnasa Sister"—his lover for fourteen nights. But what good is a fortnight, for when it ends she will have nothing.
No; no matter how mighty Bryan is nor how tempting his kiss, she will give her heart only to one who wants more. To Bryan she offers an ultimatum: "There are three things that women want, and it will be your task to learn them if you want to win me." Bryan never turns down a challenge