The wanderer returns

It's been a while. I didn't think it would be quite this long when I decided to take a breath and step into the tornado that was the third lockdown. But it was. I started the process of editing Book Two in the Thomas Angel Trilogy, Thomas Angel and the Clach Na Cait. It's been …

Love remains Forever

The flames flickered high into the clear night sky. ‘Goodbye my beloved,’ whispered Brigid. She placed her paw to her lips and blew a kiss towards the pyre as it was smothered by the flames. She could no longer see the body on top, wrapped in the insignia of the Cait of Ce as the …

Light and Dark

The Cailleach took Brigid and Nechtan’s paws in hers. ‘Do you wish to be one, in this life and the next?’ she asked, looking from Brigid to Nechtan. Brigid could feel the power surge through her body, making the tips of her fur effervesce with energy. She could feel the heat coming from Nechtan’s paw, …

New Alliances

A long, protracted, painful yowl filled the Cove as Brigid flung herself towards the tomcat. He didn’t have time to react before she was on him, hissing and swiping out, teeth bared, claws flying. The cat twisted, knocking Brigid off her paws and together they tumbled and rolled, sand arcing up around them as they …

The different one

Brigid leaned back on the Broch wall and watched her brothers and sisters play in the bay beneath the cove. They chased each other, running around in circles, trying to grab each other by the tail. Her father had always told her she was different than the others, a leader of cats; and she knew …