Category Archives: December 2012

Taking Time To Send You Holiday Greetings

Anyone who knows me well has heard me say “I don’t have time right now”. It seems to be my catchphrase. I always seem to be juggling multiple tasks and scrambling to get them completed by their deadlines. So one … Continue reading

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O’Dowd Duo’s First Novel: The Scarlet Ribbon

The Scarlet Ribbon by Derry O’Dowd is the novel which was chosen to launch The History Press Ireland’s fiction line. Last week I featured the author of another one of this publisher’s titles, Annemarie Neary who wrote A Parachute in … Continue reading

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Nobody Has To Know: A Life Unravelling

Last week I finished reading Nobody Has To Know by Frank Nappi. At first I thought the novel was a story about romantic relationships and moral boundaries – and it was. But then it went beyond this theme and slipped … Continue reading

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Fermanagh Miscellany 2012 Is Here

I’ve delayed starting my Christmas preparations because I had a book to get to the printers and then a launch to organise. So there’s no decorations up at our house, few gifts bought and no Christmas cards written – don’t … Continue reading

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An Intriguing Find: A Parachute in the Lime Tree

At the Historical Novel Society conference in September I met Annemarie Neary, the author of A Parachute in the Lime Tree, and I was intrigued to hear about her book as it is one of the first novels to be … Continue reading

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