In addition to being a recognised expert on Irish history, folklore and
mythology, Michael Scott is also the author of many fantasy, horror,
mainstream and young adult novels, including Image, Reflection,
Banshee, Imp, The Hallows, The Arcana (two books,
Silverhand and Silverlight, both with
Tales of the Bard (a trilogy comprising Magician's Law,
Demon's Law and Death's Law), Navigator (with Gloria
Gaghan), Irish Folk and Fairy Tales (three volumes), October
Moon, Wolf Moon, House of the Dead, Gemini Game,
Judith and the Traveller, Judith and Spider, Good Enough
for Judith, The Quest of the Sons, Vampyre, 19 Railway
Street (with Morgan Llywelyn - chosen as one of the top
fifty children's books of 1996 by The Federation of Children's Book Groups
of Great Britain), Irish Hero Tales, Irish Animal
Tales, The Children of Lir, The Last of the Fianna and
The De Danann Tales (three volumes so far: Windlord,
Earthlord and Sealord).
His books have been translated into many languages, and have won him acclaim and
awards throughout the world. He has been called "the King of Irish Fantasy."
Reviewing October Moon in Fantasy & Science Fiction, Orson Scott
Card wrote "A compelling story of dread... Scott is a master of the naturally
unfolding mystery, and the tension never lets up."
Michael Scott's home page