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Awards and Honors

Wind From Hastings

Alternate Main Selection, Doubleday Book Club

Used as a history text by Little Rock High School, Little Rock, Arkansas

 

Lion of Ireland

NY Times Bestseller

Time Magazine Bestseller

Cultural Heritage Award, Washington, D.C.

Award of Merit, Texas Booksellers Assoc.

Literary Guild Selection

Film Rights Optioned

Various foreign rights sold

 

The Horse Goddess

Best Novel, Biennial Award, League of American Pen women

Best Novel for Young Ad, American Library Association

Historical Novel of the Year, RT Times awards

Book-of-the-Month Club Selection

Various Foreign Rights sold (i.e. Russian)

 

Bard: The Odyssey Of The Irish

Poetry in Prose Award, Galician Society, University of Santiago De Compostela

Award of Merit, The Celtic League

Various foreign rights sold

Film rights optioned

Xeres: Past & Present : Non-fiction Biography

Part of The World Leaders Series

Commissioned by City College of New York, with introduction by Arthur Schlessinger.

 

Red Branch

Selection of Quality Paperback Book Club

Various foreign rights sold

 

Brian Boru: Emperor Of The Irish

Winner of Bisto Award for Excellence in Children’s Literature

Various foreign rights sold: Canada * USA *

 

Druids

Best Foreign Language Novel, Academie Celtique

Various foreign rights sold

 

The Last Prince of Ireland

History book Club International selection

Film rights optioned

Various foreign rights sold

 

Strongbow: The Story of Richard and Aoife

Winner of Bisto Award for Excellence in Children’s Literature

Winner of Reading Association of Ireland Biennial Award for Best Book for Children

Various foreign rights sold: Canada * Catalan * Spanish * USA *

 

Finn Mac Cool

Selection of Quality Paperback Book Club

Various foreign rights sold

 

Cold Places

100 Best Books for Children, Britain 1996

Various foreign rights sold

 

Pride of Lions

Literary Guild Selection

Foreign rights sold

Film rights optioned together with LION OF IRELAND

 

1916: A Novel Of The Irish Rebellion

Barnes & Noble national bestseller list

Irish-American Heritage Award

Audio sale, both full length and condensed version

Eleven foreign rights sales to date

 

Literary and Cultural Achievement Award given by the Washington, D.C. Feis

1999 Exceptional Celtic Woman of the Year Award given by the Celtic Women International, Ltd.

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