...Boann is vivid and powerful and is perhaps one of the greatest strengths of this book. She is a full- fledged character whose nuances create a relatable and realistic rendition of a young woman in the Bronze Age. ...overall, Bending the Boyne succeeds in creating a seamless text where historical research and imagined worlds interweave effortlessly. This is a superb novel that will be of particular interest to readers of historical fiction as well as those with a keen interest in archeology and mythmaking.
Winner, Next Generation Award 2011, historical fiction.
...Thought-provoking and entertaining.
--The Irish News, June 2011
...Bending the Boyne is a masterful weaving of myth, prehistory, and modern reality that reads faultlessly.
--Nancy Lorraine, Senior Reviewer, MBR Bookwatch
About the Author
J.S. Dunn resided in Ireland during the past decade, and from there pursued early Bronze Age culture and marine trade along the Atlantic coasts of Spain, France, Wales, and Ireland.