Books tagged: ireland fiction

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A Terrible Beauty
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 115,850. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011 by Newcastlewest Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The penal colony in Western Australia is escape-proof...but that is about to change. Sentenced to seven years transportation, Mary Claire O'Dwyer is determined to free the Fenian rebels whose support has landed her on a prison ship bound for the end of the earth. She will find allies in a foreign land where a Royal Marine's scarlet coat can be another deception.
Land In the Drink
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,910. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
This is a narrative that tails some characters through familiar places. The bulk of the yarn comes down to; who we are is defined by our choices. We are also defined by what happens to us. What makes you act like you do? Who do you emulate? Who are you inspired by? Are you content? Do you regret? What would you have done differently that could have changed it all?
The Heron's Flood
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,620. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Norah Furlong's abusive husband Tom is dead. Norah is accused of his murder. As she waits for the case to come to court she is supported by her cousin Sinead Breslin. The women become firm friends and both reflect on their pasts and on the decisions they made (or failed to make) which brought them to this point in their lives.
Lines of Communication
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Award winning short story in a national competition organised by the the Electricity Supply Board of Ireland. The competition commemorated the Jubilee of the Irish Rural Electrification Scheme.
Emily's House
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Series: The Akasha Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,670. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Fourteen-year-old Emily Adams has special powers she doesn’t want, a spiteful aunt she can’t escape, and a primeval legacy she knows nothing about. But when an otherworldly being materializes, Emily discovers the true purpose of her magical blood and of the danger that threatens to annihilate her world. Can a teenage girl find the courage to face her true self in Emily's House?
Do You Like Oranges?
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Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 13,690. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Three powerful short stories about a bleak period in recent Irish history when ‘heavy’ methods were used by the police to clamp down on dissent.
The Quiet Life
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 104,040. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Everything is sweet in Kathleen's life - two children, a loving husband, and a war on the streets that gives her life an edge - when a British soldier is shot dead in her garden, and she has to make a decision. Will she stick her head in the sand for the sake of a quiet life, or will she do what she believes to be right? One thing is clear, life will never be the same again - for all her family.
Postcard from a Pigeon and Other Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,910. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of 18 short stories, from Postcard from a Pigeon, a story on the wave of immigration to Ireland in the ‘90s and it's impact, these stories look at change in Irish society in the last 50 years, from a very human perspective.
My Hometown Named Love
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,370. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
My Hometown Named Love is a collection of twenty short stories about love for women seen from the men's point of view. These universal stories could happen anywhere, but the reader can find their way in Ireland, UK, Finland, Italy, France, United States or on a road trip across Europe. The warmly melancholic stories come alive as we have all yearned for love we were hoping for, or had to let go.
Emerald Witch
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,330. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Amelia Morgan's lives in a sleepy Irish seaside town with her eccentric grandmother and is a level-seven hypochondriac. Shortly before her 18th birthday her boyfriend disappears, the rate of human combustion in the town goes stellar, a maniacal stranger purporting to be her long-lost father starts hanging around town melting people and she discovers she is an ancient Irish witch.