As a miner’s daughter, Megan betrays her valley heritage by marrying out of her class, thus setting off a train of events that threaten to destroy everything she loves.
Accused of murder and madness Megan, doesn’t know where to turn. Then, chance beckons in the guise of Alun, a gypsy friend. Alun believes in her and together they jump through a circle of stones and embark on an adventure in a mythological world parallel to their own but in a different time.
In their quest to find the White Witch who could clear Megan’s name, they experience magic and mystery and learn to accept multiple lifetimes and “elastic time.” Then Megan meets Wil, an immortal with whom she feels an inexplicable affinity…
Spanning the decades from 1918 to 1940, The Singing Mountain brings to life the myths of the Mabinogion as it explores Welsh culture and the power of love and yearning.
Posted by Helen on 8th Aug 2013
This is a gripping multi-layered story that carries the reader on a fascinating journey when two different worlds - one of myth and legend and the other of Wales from the early 1900s to the 1940s - collide. Highly recommended.
Posted by Kay on 31st Mar 2013
Welsh mythology presented in such an enchanting and enthralling story. A story well worth reading.
Posted by Blair on 5th Mar 2013
A book for anyone who loves to wander along mystical paths. A delightful mix of romance, culture and fantasy all of which stirred the imagination.
Posted by Michele Ryan on 16th Feb 2013
You must read this book. Welsh mythology and witches at its best.