Monday, April 11, 2016

The Chronicles of Dan Lee O’Brien by David Jordan

This is a very interesting collection of stories about Irish mythology.  It's a bit like fairy tales but they are dealing with gods and goddesses, along with Sidhe and Fir Bolg and dwarves and more.  They're a fun read with lots of action and various challenges for the humans that get involved.

The author and Publishing Push sent me a copy of this book to read for review (thank you).  It has been published and you can pick up a copy at Amazon now.

Most of the stories are short and have an other worldly touch.  It's almost like the author has stepped beyond the pale himself, a time or two.  The characters are varied except for Dan Lee O'Brien who found the other world by accident and was given a ring of immortality.  He's human but he has no fear of death.  He steps in out of worlds and helps the gods and goddesses with their problems.  He even helps humans here and there.

I liked this grouping of stories and Mr. Jordan's words read almost like a song, there's a little lilt to them.  I suppose that's because the tales are Irish.  I enjoyed this book a lot and even though I sell a lot of fairy tales, I met new characters and made new friends reading this book.  Try it.

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