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Blasket
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,510. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: November 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
‘Thin Places’ are like metaphysical magnets. They are so called by ancient orders of Celts for their intrinsic attraction to converging fault lines. These lines are what separate reality from the alternate and metaphysical realities than run constantly parallel to this one. 'Thin Places' are where recorded and undocumented histories reverberate through time itself.
Real Life Gorgi Porgi, Book 2
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 37,300. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
I invite you to enter my world; fight the odds I fought; and, appreciate how a tough life shaped me into the well-rounded person I became. You will be thrown immediately into a different world, in a different time zone; and, entertained, educated, frustrated, animated, invigorated and, literally, taken on a real-life roller coaster ride.
Liam, An Irish Historical Saga
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,730. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Liam, a young boy grows up in Connemara at the time of the Great Famine, 1840's. He and his family suffer great deprivation and want. The land is held by the English. Love and marriage promise happiness. Risking deportation or being shot, he poaches game and steals to keep his family alive. The potato blight removes any hope of survival. Emigration and the New World beckon him.
Famine in Kilrush - An Inquiry
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
December 1849, Kilrush, County Clare, Ireland. A Reporter has been despatched to investigate reports of distress and starvation. It is the period now known as The Great Irish Famine. There is no food, no shelter and the Board of Guardians, charged with relieving distress, have run out of money.
Iron In His Soul
Price: Free! Words: 57,580. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Old Testament story of Joseph, in The Bible, has fascinated people for centuries. Here is a man who held a unique place in history. His is a true ‘rags to riches’ story, told out against the backdrop of the ancient Egyptian Empire. It is a story of hatred, of treachery, of slavery, prison and ultimate triumph.
Budding Magic
Series: The O'Byrne Daughters, Book 1 ยท The O'Byrne, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 113,560. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Ireland – 1838 Aine and Keegan set up magical devices which would aid the Irish during the famine. Before these protections were finished, Keegan was murdered. On the day her seventh daughter is born, Aine activates the magical devices with Birth magic, and then Death—her death magic. Shocked, the daughters find themselves orphaned with mysterious magic working around them.