King Eochaidh the Horse Warrior


It was the year of 887 A.D., the end of Roman occupation in Britannia and still the very mention of his real name congers up of the dark images of hell, torture, vile things and fire. So he kept it to himself. At this time the Scots were fighting off the kings of England as well as coping with the bitter struggles of their own clans. Not to add their defense against the fearsome Viking. They needed all the aid they could get. But as their sphere of military influence grew they waged better battles against the kings of England. But was unable to defeat them. Little did they know who was helping them fight for personal reasons. Reasons this strange king kept to himself.







This is the first book of the quadrilogy (4 books) that will begin in later March. It may seems as thus I have written a lot of books but actually all were written years ago. I am just getting around to publishing them. 🙂

About unholypursuit

A. White, an award winning former librarian, who is also a long time member of Romantic Time and Publisher's Weekly. A. White has been writing for over fifteen years. She took classes in creative writing in college, specializing in ancient myths and legends. and later at a local community center while living in Chicago. In college she won the national contest to verbally list every country in the world, it's capital and ingenious language. Her works are mainly horror, fantasy, extreme, and sci-fi as well as, as some may says, "the truly strange predicament and puzzling." Books that I've written are "Clash with the Immortals, and eleven others which are part of the "Unholy Pursuit saga,". She has been working on the Chronicles since 2007. She wished to complete them all before introducing them to public so the readers wouldn't have to for the continuation to be written. The ideas of the book come from classic literature such as whose work greatly influence the world world such as Homer, Sophocles, Herodotus, Euripides, Socrates, Hippocrates, Aristophanes, Plato, Aristotle and many more. The "Book of Enoch" influenced the usage of Azazael as a main character and love interest. I created the primary main character from the Chronicle of Saints. I wanted to show them as real flesh and blood with thoughts, desires and yearning as any human. Not as they are so often depicted. So I created one of my own to show her as a real human that everyone can relate to.
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854 Responses to King Eochaidh the Horse Warrior

  1. Reed says:

    Wonderful, thrilling and funny! What a book it is! I would go see this as a movie. I didn’t see the end coming. Keep them coming.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Ptolemaic says:

    I didn’t know it was possible to mix historical fiction, mythology, and real history together and make it work into a amazing thriller.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Katy Cotyl says:

    I loved Erin’s strip tease. It was funny how Eochaidh pulled her petticoat over her head like one would undress a toddler.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Donette says:

    I’m adding this book to the Best of Amazon products. I select items and judge them. If I like them then I add them to my blog.

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Kari says:

    Hello, thanks for writing it.

    Liked by 1 person

  6. Selena says:

    Hi! I want to say that this book is amazing. Nicely written and include almost all vital info about ancient Ireland.

    Liked by 1 person

  7. Dedra says:

    I didn’t expect the book to be as good as it turned out. Not many people know about that historical tapestry, you know. Are you a historian?


  8. Maqolalar says:

    You’re really a master at writing and weaving scenes in historical books. Being an history expert, I must say you have performed excellent with the topic. Most people have heard of King Arthur, but many have never of King Eochaidh The Horse Warrior and his tall horse. Well, as you know, Eochaidh is to the Irish what Arthur is to the English. I loved Tearlach hissing when he’s upset. You don’t encounter many writers who knows that Ireland was once called Ereland, or Erinland. What made you selected a relatively unknown character like Eochaidh of Niall of the Nine Hostages? Again, congratulations, you did a great job of bringing the old legend to life.


    • Thank and much appreciated.Yes, one has to do deep research in order to learn about Niall of the Nine Hostages. It’s not taught in high school level.
      All eight hundred of you all, your reviews and interest in the book is awe inspiring.


  9. Schneider Feindler says:

    Das Buch war wirklich gut. Ich mochte es. Ich mochte den Humor. Ich konnte hier viel mehr über die englische Geschichte lernen als in einem Klassenzimmer. Ich freue mich darauf, mehr über diesen interessanten Charakter zu lesen. Haben Sie historische Fiktionen über Deutschland?

    Heidelberg ist besonders bekannt für seine Burgruine. Jedes Jahr strömen Tausende von Touristen aus aller Welt hierher. Sie können die Burg von weitem sehen – sie präsidiert die Stadt wie ein König auf seinem Thron. Eine weitere beliebte Attraktion ist die “Alte Brücke” mit ihrer Affenstatue.

    Trotzdem Danke und Grüße aus Heidelberg – Schneider Feindler

    The book was really good. I liked it. I liked the humor. I was able to learn a lot more here about the English history than in a classroom. I look forward to reading more about this interesting character. Do you have any historical fictions about Germany?

    Heidelberg is particularly well known for its castle ruins. Every year, thousands of tourists flock here from all over the world. You can see the castle from miles away – it presides over the city like a king on his throne. Another popular attraction is the “Alte Brücke” with its monkey statue.

    Anyway Thanks and greetings from Heidelberg, Germany- Schneider Feindler


    • Schneider, thanks for visiting. I’m happy you liked the story. Yes, I do have some historical fictions set in Germany. When published they will be listed here on the blog. Check back by often for the latest publications.


  10. Esperanza says:

    Das Buch ist großartig. Die Geschichte hat mich interessiert. Ich bin schon sehraufgeregt, die anderen Bücher dieser Reihe zu lesen. Danke und Grüße.

    The book is great. The story held my interested. I am already very excited to read the other books of this series. Thanks and greetings.


  11. Paul Pettigrew says:

    Loved it. Waiting for the next one.


  12. Mitchell says:

    Norshires is not wholly in this world. It seems to be in a realm partially in or on this plane and another. I loved it so much I overlooked the few errors. They aren’t nothing major. What was that fire thing chasing Erin in the forbidden forest? Even her horse ran like hell forcing her to hang on for dear life. Not many know Ireland history so well. I agree with the same. I can’t wait for the other three. 😘😘😘😘😍

    Liked by 1 person

    • Thanks for noticing that Norshires isn’t completely in this world. It’s partial in another world which make it difficult to find. The thing chasing Erin was a fire spite. A maliciously type of fairy.


  13. Dan says:

    Hello! I loved it. Although, I’ve been following your blog for a few years and I just now got the courage to write a comment! I just wanted to say, “keep up the good work!” I hope to read more work like this. I loved the sense of humor.

    Liked by 1 person

  14. Liegn Ramdelt says:

    Epic story.


  15. Bianchin says:

    I just couldn’t go away from your site prior to suggesting that I extremely loved the usual information an individual supply to your visitors? Your blog is a lot like your books, entertaining and informative.


  16. Chara says:

    This was an extremely wonderful book. Thanks for supplying these details of an era not much is known about.


  17. Van Temizlik says:

    It had been sitting on my Kindle for quite some time. I finally decided to read it. I loved it. Thanks for writing it. I learnt something new about another culture when I read this book.


  18. Eugene Hosner says:

    Great story. Can’t wait for the next part. The ending crept me out. Didn’t see it coming. You don’t realize the book is scary until you have read it and thought about it.

    That trip across the Irish Sea and down the Thames at night, when you think about it..that boat wasn’t sailing wholly by wind power. Azazel was powering that ship.


  19. Aabid عابد says:

    در فرهنگ من درباره عزازل
    آموزش داده شده است. واقعا نباید
    در موردش بنویسی او یک شیطان
    بسیار قدرتمند است.

    In my culture it’s taught about Azazel. You really shouldn’t be writing about him. He’s a very powerful demon.


  20. Tasha says:

    Wonderful, what a book it is! I would love to see this book made into a movie! It got it all! Romance, jealousy, scheming, war, battles, history, unknown mythology,
    keep it up. When it the next one due?


    • Thanks for visiting. I’m so glad you enjoyed it. Yes I’m hoping for a movie deal also. 🙂

      Thanks for inquiring about the others of this short series. When each book is published it will be listed on this blog and my Goodreads author’s page


  21. Gina Gacques says:

    I loved the story mainly because I never read anything like it. I can’t wait until the next book.


  22. Montresso says:

    I think one of the things that make the book good is the originality. It didn’t real like a supernatural book while actually it was. Even Erin meeting the goddess in the forest for the poison didn’t read like it was supernatural scene but it was. You are very good at making the abnormal feel like a real part of this world. That take skill. ✨


  23. Kate Haight says:

    If this was made into a movie I would gladly pay to see it.

    Liked by 1 person

  24. Denise says:

    I love the humorous wisecracking.

    Liked by 1 person

  25. Penelope says:

    I loved the fact your cover creator used an ancient tapestry as the book cover.

    Liked by 1 person

  26. Penelope says:

    I read it years ago and loved it!

    Liked by 1 person

  27. Nancey Laferriere says:

    Very interesting, I loved the thorough details you used with the historical fact and Queen Alyth. This was supposedly the era of “Women have been trained to speak softly and carry a lipstick. Those days are over.” by Bella Abzug.

    However, Alyth McDaniel carried a blade instead of a stick and spoke her piece very loud and very clear.


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  29. Rashad says:

    This book would make a great movie. The book industry is getting all the attention during the Covid-19 lock down and recession. The world is being driven by the cyberworld these days, everybody has to learn to think for themselves and not follow the crowd. You struck gold in this aspect. Not following the crowd.


  30. Hope says:

    I am assuming the next book continues with Woldeniel leading England to world dominance. I loved the story. It reads a little like mythical tale but much better. All I can say is that Edward the Elder should’ve not met that person calling unto him, to come to his father’s crypt in that weird-a$$ fog at such ungodly hour. Well, that’s what you get for murdering your own siblings. That shyte will drive you mad.


    • Weird-a$$ fog 🤣! Hope, at least I know you read it until the end. Thank you. 🙂 I’ll put more characters in weird-a$$ fog. 😄.

      My lips are sealed. I can not tell what the next one will be about. 🙂


  31. Perisan Book Store-فروشگاه کتاب پریسان says:

    داشتم. مردم من افسانه ای در
    مورد فرشته سقوط کرده عزرائیل
    دارند و او خوب نیست.
    جنبه اسطوره ای کتاب را دوست


    • Thanks for reading, I translated your comment

      Loved the mythological aspect of the book. My people have a legend about the fallen archangel Azazel and he is not nice. He is a powerful fallen son of God.


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