The Irish Rose is the story of a group of sea-hardened warriors, fighting to preserve centuries old traditions in a modern world. In a secret alliance with England, they battle the Ionacht, a terrorist group bent on purging Ireland of English influence. Liam O’Grady is the Rose’s brash young captain. He is a man torn between the life he never had, and the destiny he does not fully understand. At the age of five, the death of his father thrust him into this life of secrets and service. Now, as his twenty-fifth birthday approaches, Liam must choose between his desires, and his duties. In the end, it is this choice that will seal the fate of two nations.|
The Irish Rose is the first volume of a much longer series. At its completion, the story will span four books, and tell the tale from several perspectives. Liam O’Grady will encounter many intriguing characters throughout his journey. Some will help, and some will harm. When it is over, it is Liam who must ultimately set his own course.