BioBrian O'Sullivan was born in county Cork, the Republic of Ireland. On completing a degree at University College Cork, he went on to travel extensively but is currently based in New Zealand.
In Wellington, he runs a small publishing company (Irish Imbas Books) with his family but returns to Ireland on a regular basis. Weekly articles on Irish folklore, aspects of Irish culture and on his writing can be found on his own website at Irish Imbas Books.
Brian writes fiction that incorporates strong elements of Irish culture, language, history and mythology. These include literary short stories (The Irish Muse collection), mystery thrillers (The Beara Trilogy), and two contemporary series based on the Fionn mac Cumhaill/ Fenian legends (The Fionn mac Cumhaill Series and the Liath Luachra Trilogy).
Brian also writes non-fiction (mostly on the topic of Irish mythology) and edits the annual Celtic Mythology Short Story Competition
Although he writes predominantly for an Irish audience, Brian's unique style, attention to historical accuracy and humour has meant that his books have become firm favourites of readers all around the world.
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Fionn: Defence of Ráth Bládhma (Extra) Brian O'Sullivan
Irish bestseller and SPFBO 2016 Finalist Ireland: 192 A.D. A time of strife and treachery. Political ambition and inter-tribal conflict has set the country on edge, testing the strength of long-established alliances.Following the massacre of their enemies at the battle of Cnucha, Clann Morna are hungry for power. Elsewhere, a mysterious war party roams the forests of the ‘Great Wild’ and a ruthless magician is intent on murder. In the secluded valley of Glenn Ceoch, disgraced druid Bodhmhall and the woman warrior Liath Luachra, have successfully avoided the bloodshed for many years. Now, the arrival of a pregnant refugee threatens the peace they have created together. Run or fight, the odds are overwhelming. And death stalks on every side.
Fionn: The Stalking Silence Brian O'Sullivan
Ireland 192 AD: A pregnant refugee fleeing through the wilderness encounters a relentless predator. Only by drawing on all her courage and cunning can she hope to survive.