Bealach na Spáinneach
Liam Mac Cóil
The third book in the Lúcás Ó Briain series (An Litir). The Atlantic port of Galway 1612, Lucás, a young student and a gifted swordsman, is entrusted by a shady Jesuit priest with an important letter to be delivered into the hands of Aodh Mór Ó Néill, Earl of Tyrone (leader of the Irish chieftains in Rome seeking the help of Philip of Spain to retake Ireland from the English). Lúcás’s mission will take him on a perilous journey across Europe. Following hot on his heels, in the narrow streets of the city, is the enemy’s most devious and brutal spy – with orders to stop him, at all costs.
The final book of a trilogy of novels that crosses Europe on the company of Lúcás Ó Briain in the early years of the 16th Century, with the enemy snapping at our heels.