Sheila Gilluly

Sheila GillulySheila Gilluly taught high school English for thirty years in a small rural district in Maine, for which she devoutly hopes there may be time off Purgatory, both for herself and for her poor students. Now she is retired and gets to spend her time gardening and answering imperious calls from four hens and one very funny cat named Gracie.

She is the author of two fantasy trilogies, the Greenbriar Queen (NAL/Signet/Roc and Headline) and The Books of the Painter (Headline).

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The Boy from the Burren

The Boy from the Burren by Sheila GIlluly

The First Book of the Painter
by Sheila Gilluly
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-463-5

Aengus, a hard-bitten young thief with a gift for sand painting, expects a fine new life of adventuring when his drunken father sells him to Bruchan, a wandering storyteller.

But instead of illustrating his new master’s tales at fairs, Aengus finds himself embroiled in a desperate secret war. For Bruchan leads an embattled religious community which is fighting to keep alive their secret knowledge and ancient way of life. Threatening them are the fanatical Brotherhood of the Wolf, servants of the Wild Fire, who ruthlessly hunt all such heretics.
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The Giant of Inishkerry

The Giant of Inishkerry by Sheila Gilluly

The Second Book of the Painter
by Sheila Gilluly
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-504-5

How do you go on when everything you love has been lost?

Aengus might have become the Painter who would save his people, but that hope was crushed when his village was massacred, leaving him the only survivor of the slaughter. Grief-stricken, he threw himself off a cliff, only to awaken horribly injured and emotionally hollow, a color-blind Painter who would never again wield the magical power of the color pots.
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The Emperor of Earth-Above

The Emperor of Earth-Above by Sheila Gilluly

The Third Book of the Painter
by Sheila Gilluly
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-534-2

After painting the mystical scenes that unlocked the realm of the dead, Aengus the Painter and his lover, the beautiful sorceress Rose, are stricken senseless. The last thing the Painter sees as his spirit leaves his body is Rose’s tortured eyes, begging for help.

When he revives on an unfamiliar shore, his memory is a frustrating blank. The people believe he is Marner, a mighty stranger from the sea who once freed them from an evil emperor.
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