Celtic Blood

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  • Paperback
  • 314 pages
  • Celtic Blood
  • James John Loftus
  • English
  • 10 February 2018
  • 1461188792

About the Author: James John Loftus

The author has been interested in medieval history since seeing a book with a cover detailing the battle of Agincourt The book engaged his imagination, and drew him to the period Unable to read until in grade five some remedial tuition enabled him to commence on the journey from avid book reader to writer He has two novels to date, two in the Celtic Blood series, and The Fool King, a fantasy novel, and a co credit as a feature film writer, Underdog s Tale He was in the Queensland Police Service for ten years reaching the rank of senior constable A former Karate instructor he is a past Queensland champion.He lives in Brisbane with his wife and two children.



      Celtic Blood
Set in 13th century Scotland The son of the murdered Earl of Ross, is a fugitive when his family, rival claimants for Scotland s crown, are declared traitors Influenced by MacBeth and the writting of Nigel Tranter it is a tale of high drama and suspense. Download Celtic Blood – lovelylingeriecompany.co.uk

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10 thoughts on “ Celtic Blood

  1. Brenda says:

    The story of young thirteen year old Morgund MacAedh and his friend and protector, Seward, starts in Scotland in 1210, where there is much treachery and traitorous villainy afoot With the murder of Morgund s father, Kenneth, he must escape before he too is murdered On horseback they fled with six men for protection, but after Morgund was betrayed by the very men sent to protect him, it was Seward who saved him, and led him out of Scotland, into England, where he was a fugitive for many, many y The story of young thirteen year old Morgund MacAedh and his friend and protector, Seward, starts in Scotland in 1210, where there is much treachery and traitorous villainy afoot With the murder of Morgund s father, Kenneth, he must escape before he too is murdered On horseback they fled with six men for protection, but after Morgund was betrayed by the very men sent to protect him, it was Seward who saved him, and led him out of Scotland, into England, where he was a fugitive for many, many years He suffered imprisonment, near death, and...

  2. Michael says:

    I must admit to being facinated by history and in particular European history Celtic Blood looks at a part of history not very familar to me that being 13th century Scotland The story opens with a mysterious newcomer found by the MacAedh clan Seward far away from his original home in Scandinavia befriends 13 year old Morgund MacAedh Morgund seeks to rivive the fortunes of his clan and in years to come does just that.Along the way Morgund and Seward will fight many battles and will rely on ea I must admit to being facinated by history and in particular European history Celtic Blood looks at a part of history not very familar to me that being 13th century Scotland The story opens with a mysterious newcomer found by the MacAedh clan Seward far away from his original home in Scandinavia befriends 13 year old Morgund MacAedh Morgund seeks to rivive the fortunes of his clan and in years to come does just that.Along the way Morgund and Seward will fight many battles and will rely on each other to survive Making there way to England and then back into Scotland as Morgund discovers the plight of his people who s land has been taken from them This was a time were only the strongest survived and with Sewards help Morgund would do just that and turn into someone not just pysically powerful but also someone who would create a dynasty.I must admit to knowing ...

  3. Christina says:

    Review also posted at The Owl ReviewI was asked by the author to review this book and received a print review copy.Actual rating, 2.5 starsThis book starts off with introducing a shipwrecked Seward who washes ashore and findshimself surrounded by strangers The writing style is very fluid and heavy on descriptives.Often times though, I found myself wondering why there was so much discussion about certainaspects of a characters thoughts, because it was stalling the story instead of moving it forw Review also posted at The Owl ReviewI was asked by the author to review this book and received a print review copy.Actual rating, 2.5 starsThis book starts off with introducing a shipwrecked Seward who washes ashore and findshimself surrounded by strangers The writing style is very fluid and heavy on descriptives.Often times though, I found myself wondering why there was so much discussion about certainaspects of a characters thoughts, because it was stalling the story instead of moving it forward.I had a very difficult time finishing this book I did not feel drawn into the lives of thecharacters, or as though I truly cared about Morgunds quest for his claim to the throne I kept feeling as though I was...

  4. Linda Todd says:

    Well WAW I loved this book could not put it down exceptional story this book took you in and made you believe you where there with the characters good strong characters and story lines were excellent and now I would like to know will there be a second ...

  5. Stephanie Jane (Literary Flits) says:

    Celtic Blood is my second book for the Read Scotland 2015 challenge Through the challenge s Goodreads page I learned of a limited time opportunity to download the book fromfor free.Celtic Blood is billed as a historical novel It is set vaguely across Scotland and some parts of England although definite identifications of place are rare The story initially concerns a Scandinavian teenage boy, Seward, who is washed up on Scottish shores following a shipwreck The focus then shifts to a Celtic Blood is my second book for the Read Scotland 2015 challenge Through the challenge s Goodreads page I learned of a limited time opportunity to download the book fromfor free.Celtic Blood is billed as a historical novel It is set vaguely across Scotland and some parts of England although definite identifications of place are rare The story initially concerns a Scandinavian teenage boy, Seward, who is washed up on Scottish shores following a shipwreck The focus then shifts to a Scottish boy, Morgund, for whom Seward acts as a kind of Squire.Primarily a coming of age adventure, the tale revolves around Morgund s attempts to become a true warrior and reclaim his family s noble heritage There is a lot of posturing about the sacred brotherhood of men who own swords and the need for such soldiers to discover their destinies through fighting each other The main plotline o...

  6. Ross Wilson says:

    great story The shipwreck start is magnificent You can feel yourself struggling in the freezing water, being thrown onto the beach half drowned, exhausted, raising your head to witness a massacre At every turn the story is exciting The aut...

  7. Literary Chanteuse says:

    A captivating look into the history of Scotland that takes the reader into the highlands with a front row seat Early on in the story there is an extensive explanation of the Scottish clans and royal line s family tree This I found very helpful in putting the timeline and story in general into perspective Dabbling in pagan black magic also brought the story into new heights Morgund who begins as just a young boy of 13 truly develops into a remarkable character Along with his companion and sw A captivating look into the history of Scotland that takes the reader into the highlands with a front row seat Early on in the story there is an extensive explanation of the Scottish clans and royal line s family tree This I found very helpful in putting the timeline and story in general into perspective Dabbling in pagan black magic also brought the ...

  8. Adele says:

    my gratitude goes to the author who sent me a hard copy of this book.The amount of work and research that has gone into this book must have taken a lot of work It is very descriptive One thing about the book, it goes from back story then back to the main story and back again.This necessarily isn t a bad thing it just made it eveninteresting.It s like a really interesting history lesson, or lesson in Scottish feuds or something lik...

  9. Sharon says:

    I found the story to be interesting but it was let down by editing issues which made it hard to read.

  10. Sonda Taylor says:

    I Loved this book Historical novels are my favorite, so this story was my cup of tea I recommended this book to friends family A must read for lovers of Scottish history.