YA fantasy historical novel set in Wales in 1283
Marie Powell’s YA fantasy historical novel set in Wales in 1283

Marie loves to travel. On her recent trip to Wales, she immersed herself in the culture and landscape of her heritage and did valuable research for her Young Adult historical fantasy, Hawk.

Pen-y-Bryn-Aber Manor House in Wales
Pen-y-Bryn-Aber Manor House in Wales

The novel begins at Garth Celyn, a castle lost to time. Some believe it was located on the site of Pen-Y-Bryn manor house at Abergwyngregyn. The tower featured in the picture at left was  known as Llywelyn’s Tower.

Hawk is Marie’s first Young Adult novel, published by Five Rivers Publishing in 2015. The sequel, Hawk and Crown, is due out in 2017.

Find out more about Hawk on the Hawk page.