Peter Tremayne is the fiction pseudonym of a well-known authority on the ancient Celts, who has utilised his knowledge of the Brehon law system and 7th-Century Irish society to create a new concept in detective fiction.
The detail of the books is fascinating, giving us a vivid picture of everyday life at theis time...the most detailed and vivid recreations of ancient Ireland * Irish Examiner * This is masterly storytelling from an author who breathes fascinating life into the world he is writing about * Belfast Telegraph * Tremayne's super-sleuth is a vibrant creation, a woman of wit and courage who would stand out in any era, but brings a special sparkle to the wild beauty of medieval Ireland * Morgan Llywelyn * Definitely an Ellis Peters competitor . . . the background detail is marvellous * Evening Standard * A brilliant and beguiling heroine. Immensely appealing, difficult to put down * Publishers Weekly * The background detail is brilliantly defined . . . wonderfully evocative * The Times *