Ireland and the Irish 



               


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On the Edge of the Loch – Joseph Éamon Cummins

A man arrives in a tiny seafaring village in Ireland. His search is for a life, his own. He finds a radiant but mysterious woman who is distrusted locally, and is drawn into a web so profound that the lives of four impassioned people will be forever changed. This critically-acclaimed novel is about people chasing incompatible dreams. They fight to connect, stay sane, and defy fate, for the chance to love. The reader is never permitted to see ahead, only to indulge the drama as ...

London Irish Dublin English – Daniel M Doyle

Dublin is a wonderful place to live and work. Experience this through the eyes of Donal, a wannabe Irish man. He loved the place so much that he moved here, from London, in the middle of the recession hit 1980’s. Working for an IT multinational company, he’s trying to sell computers to Dubliners. That’s not easy. If he doesn’t close a big deal with his customer, the bank, by the end of the year he’ll be on the boat back home. You are transposed to ...

Escape from Grievous Faults – John Fitzgerald

A dark heart-stopping novel… set in a land gripped by fear, repression, and sectarian thought control! There were two maps of Ireland in the mid 20th century: one showed the cities and towns… the mountains, rivers and lakes. The other map hung in the office of Reverend Brother Drack, feared administrator of Grievous Faults Industrial School. It was sprinkled with dots of different colours, each indicating a type of punishment centre: Pink for the ones where girls were detained, blue for boys, and purple for ...

Angela’s Ashes – Frank McCourt

A Pulitzer Prize–winning, #1 New York Times bestseller, Angela’s Ashes is Frank McCourt’s masterful memoir of his childhood in Ireland. “When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all. It was, of course, a miserable childhood: the happy childhood is hardly worth your while. Worse than the ordinary miserable childhood is the miserable Irish childhood, and worse yet is the miserable Irish Catholic childhood.” So begins the luminous memoir of Frank McCourt, born in Depression-era Brooklyn to recent ...

Behind the Facade – Rebecca and Victoria Heap

Katherine Pearson is happy with her life. She has a successful, doting father, a rewarding job and is soon to be married to a man who adores her. When she is kidnapped by an Irish terrorist, her world is destroyed. Years later, she still suffers from disturbing flashbacks and an inability to form new relationships. When she meets the enigmatic American, Michael Hunter, she believes she may have finally found love again. However, can you ever really know what is beneath the surface? Her new ...

Rose of Anzio Book One – Moonlight – Alexa Kang

Summer 1940. Fourteen-year-old Tessa Graham finds herself in a new, unfamiliar world. For her safety, she is sent from England to Chicago to live with the prominent Ardley family just before the London Blitz. Stifled by the ways of the rich, she is soon drawn to the city’s infamous South Side. A world where she discovers jitterbug dancing, and the intrigues of the powerful Irish community. But is this the escape she really wants? On the University of Chicago campus, eighteen-year-old Anthony Ardley has to ...

Kilpara – Patricia Hopper

Ellis O’Donovan, the son of Irish emigrants, Ann and Angus O’Donovan is called away from his bachelor life in post-civil war Baltimore. He returns home to rural Maryland to find his mother seriously ill from consumption. She implores him to take her back to Ireland to die and to be buried at Kilpara the estate once owned by O’Donovans for over three hundred years. After many quarrels Ellis gives in to his mother’s wish and arrives in Ireland to find Kilpara ruled by overlords, a ...

Crazy Southern Irish Gal Two-Book Bundle – Kimberly Dalferes

Humor writer Kimberly “Kimba” Dalferes dishes on a wide variety of topics–from days of her youth spent blissfully on the shores of Florida’s beaches to menopause and empty nests–in her nonfiction collection Crazy Southern Irish Gal Two-Book Bundle. In both titles: I Was In Love With a Short Man Once and Magic Fishing Panties, Dalferes’ crazy Southern Irish gal perspective inspires her illustrations of life’s quirky twists and turns. Together, these books offer descriptive and colorful essays on subjects such as getting a tattoo in ...