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Three Queens in Erin

A Novel

Douglas Nicholas

Paperback

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Praise For Three Queens in Erin: A Novel

“Rich in historical detail, this suspenseful coming-of-age fantasy grabs the reader with the facts of life in medieval England and the magic spells woven into its landscape.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“A hauntingly affecting historical novel with a touch of magic.”
— Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“This darkly atmospheric debut novel is well worth its measured plot-building for its horrific, unexpected ending.”
— Library Journal (starred review)

“Debut novelist Douglas Nicholas goes for the throat with Something Red. Rich in history, ankle deep in blood, and packed with brilliant writing and whip-smart plotting.”
— Jonathan Maberry, New York Times bestselling author of Assassin’s Code and Flesh & Bone

“Not for the faint of heart, this pulse pounding page-turner grabs you from the start and never lets you go. A wickedly clever and evocative combination of history, horror, mystery, and magic.”—Booklist

“Douglas Nicholas can artfully narrate a story. I was engaged from beginning to end.”—Agenda Magazine


“Nicholas's beautiful prose, his detailed portrayal of life in medieval England, interesting characters, and underlying supernatural themes make this book a real gem.”
— BookBrowse

“Nicholas handles characterization, setting and atmosphere deftly and expertly . . . Something Red is an excellent debut from a gifted author.”
— Shelf Awareness

“Nicholas utilizes an economy of description that pulls and teases the reader into the world, and allows the reader to dance along on the text. It is a delightful thing to find a tale that can create that surge of adrenaline, that thump of your pulse in your temples, and Nicholas delivers.”
— Kansas City Public Library Blog

“Rich in historical detail, this suspenseful coming-of-age fantasy grabs the reader with the facts of life in medieval England and the magic spells woven into its landscape.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“A hauntingly affecting historical novel with a touch of magic.”
— Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“This darkly atmospheric debut novel is well worth its measured plot-building for its horrific, unexpected ending.”
— Library Journal (starred review)

“Debut novelist Douglas Nicholas goes for the throat with Something Red. Rich in history, ankle deep in blood, and packed with brilliant writing and whip-smart plotting.”
— Jonathan Maberry, New York Times bestselling author of Assassin’s Code and Flesh & Bone

“Not for the faint of heart, this pulse pounding page-turner grabs you from the start and never lets you go. A wickedly clever and evocative combination of history, horror, mystery, and magic.”—Booklist

“Douglas Nicholas can artfully narrate a story. I was engaged from beginning to end.”—Agenda Magazine


“Nicholas's beautiful prose, his detailed portrayal of life in medieval England, interesting characters, and underlying supernatural themes make this book a real gem.”
— BookBrowse

“Nicholas handles characterization, setting and atmosphere deftly and expertly . . . Something Red is an excellent debut from a gifted author.”
— Shelf Awareness

“Nicholas utilizes an economy of description that pulls and teases the reader into the world, and allows the reader to dance along on the text. It is a delightful thing to find a tale that can create that surge of adrenaline, that thump of your pulse in your temples, and Nicholas delivers.”
— Kansas City Public Library Blog

Emily Bestler Books, 9781476756011, 304pp.

Publication Date: March 7, 2017



About the Author

Douglas Nicholas is an award-winning poet, whose work has appeared in numerous poetry journals, and the author of four previous books, including Something Red and Iron Rose, a collection of poems inspired by New York City. He lives in New York’s Hudson Valley with his wife Theresa and Yorkshire terrier Tristan.