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The Hare's Vision
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 134,180. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
The Hare's Vision is a philosophical mystery following the journey an Irish monk in 575AD from his hermitage in the Egyptian desert to Ireland with secret radical teachings delivered by Jesus while he lay dying after the crucifixion. The monk is pursued by an emissary of the Bishop of Rome as the teachings challenge the very existence of the Christian Church.
Take the High Road, an Irish Odyssey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,690. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
It is August of 1851, This is the story of an Irish Catholic merchant family and the seventeen year old son of peasant farmers who lose everything as the result of religious persecution, laws imposed by the British Crown and a devastating famine. Their faith and resiliency bring them through one challenge after another as they leave their old lives behind hoping for a better life in America.
They Came with Cromwell The story of the Nunn Family of County Wexford, Ireland.
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 87,070. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: July 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
This is the history of the Nunn family of wexford in ireland, who came to these shores with oliver cromwell with the sole purpose of conquering all opposition in ireland, religious, political and cultural. The nunn family settlement in wexford commenced with the granting of over 3000 acres of land confiscated from the defeated irish. The family settled and reigned in wexford for over 300 years.
The Bishop's Curse
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 102,700. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
The year was 1860 and while the nation teetered on the brink of the great Civil War, another albeit smaller rebellion had broken into the open in the little town of Carthage, NY. Given the gravity of former, the latter squabble seemed insignificant except to the mid-19th Century Irish Catholic church members of St. James Parish. For them it was a serious life-changing event that they believed put
Lies We Were Told
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 132,140. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
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Novelist Leslie MacDill recounts the exploits of an American in search of his Irish lineage who unearths dark family secrets and is forced to confront his own devils and demons, aided by a Caribbean healer, her granddaughter, and a ginger-haired inamorata with probable paramilitary ties. Danger and passion both await the American, who treads an unfamiliar path in the land of his ancestors.
A History of Ireland - A New Perspective (Part 1)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Brief introduction to Irish history, approaching it from a theological perspective. Book sets the scene and the approach for the other 'parts' of this interesting, gripping and contested history. These will be published in due course.