When Baptista Boazio published his world map in 1612, Grace O’Malley was the only woman of power represented. Forty years ago, Anne Chambers’ groundbreaking biography put Grace O’Malley on the map again when it became a milestone in Irish publishing and the catalyst for her restoration to political, social and maritime history and in schools ’ curricula.

This international bestselling biography draws in Ireland’s great pirate queen from the vagueness of myth and legend and presents the historical reality of one of the world’s most extraordinary female leaders. This handsome new hardback edition brings Grace O’Malley’s story to a new era awakened to the once-forgotten female voices of history.