Grania is an extraordinary novel about real-life Irish chieftain Grace O Malley. From Morgan Llywelyn, bestselling author of Lion of Ireland and the Irish Century series, comes the story of a magnificent, 16th-century heroine whose spirit and passion are the spirit and passion of Ireland itself. Grania (Gaelic for Grace) is no ordinary woman, and she lives in extraordinary times. For even as Grania rises as her clans unofficial head and breadwinner and learns to love a man, she enters a lifelong struggle against the English forces of Queen Elizabethher nemesis and alter ego. The story of her life is the story of Irelands fight for solidarity and survivalbut its also the story of Granias growing ability to love and be strong at the same time. Morgan Llywelyn has written a rich, historically accurate, and passionate novel of divided Irelandand of one brave woman who is Ireland herself.