Christmas. A time of joy and celebration, when dreams come true, and angels walk the earth. The Christmas Shop ~ Maeve lost everything she holds dear. Micheál has one dream: bring Christmas back to his three young children. The Old Claddagh Ring ~ Anna Clare spent 17 years longing for the twin sister torn from her arms. Will Joe sacrifice his most prized possession to give Anna her heart's desire?
Boutique hotel concierge Tara Keegan deals with the woes of modern dating by inventing a boyfriend. As long as Tara clings to her Mr. Wright, she can’t take the first real step toward happiness—opening her heart. A magic Claddagh ring on Tara’s finger prompts her to want more than fiction and to risk all for a man who's very real.
(30-thousand word novella from the anthology RING OF TRUTH) Opera singer Veronica Ballard will discover that an ancient Irish Claddagh ring possesses magical powers. Whether she likes it or not, the ring will force her to listen to the innermost secrets of her heart.
What truth will she find there about herself, and about the handsome stranger who might answer her lonely heart's deepest riddle?
When your heart speaks, will you listen?
This trio of romantic and inspiring tales imagines the lives of three San Francisco women transformed by the iconic Claddagh ring—the timeless Irish symbol of love, friendship, and fidelity worn not only by Jackie Kennedy and Princess Grace, but by scores of citizens and firefighters who fought their last battle in New York’s Twin Towers on 9/11.
Published: December 19, 2012.
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Some encounters have the magical touch of a wish to grow and learn under the wing of a love like no other that travels eternities and remains imprinted in a soul split in two bodies. An entrancing story of personal growth, betrayal and consuming love.