Tag Archives: Irish authors

The Storm Sister Enthralled Me

A couple weeks ago I read The Storm Sister by Lucinda Riley and I found it a gripping read. This is what the publisher says about the story: “The Storm Sister is the second of a unique seven book series … Continue reading

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Where Would You Like To Be On St Patrick’s Day?

On St Patrick’s Day many people, especially Irish expats and those who wish they were Irish, think of Ireland. Whether they remember their home place or the location of a memorable holiday, they return to it in their minds. For … Continue reading

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The Black Orchestra

I recently read The Bird Watcher by JJ Toner and I enjoyed it immensely. I loved the way he portrayed the reactions of the residents of an Irish village to a stranger who settles amongst them during The Emergency (as … Continue reading

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Orna Ross Awakens Tumultuous Irish Past

No green beer and crowded pubs for me today – I’d rather curl up and lose myself in a good yarn. (And I’ve got a couple bottles of Guinness in the house – no fighting my way to the bar). So, what … Continue reading

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If You’re Irish Come Into the Parlour…

…draw up a chair to the fire and lose yourself in a book. You don’t really want green beer and overcrowded pubs today, do you? Take a break from the festivities and enjoy some Irish culture. Even if you’re not Irish, in honour of St Patrick’s … Continue reading

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