Books tagged: ireland

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Stealing Sunlight: Growing Up in Irishtown
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,870. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013 by A. & A. Farmar. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Funny, sad and harsh, with the bitter ring of truth, this extraordinary memoir of Dublin in the 1940s and 1950s recreates a forgotten community. Angeline Kearns Blain looks back with love and grief at the hardships of her youth, celebrating the warmth and kindness of the neighbours and family who helped each other to survive, stealing sunlight where they could.
To Ride A Puca
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,580. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013 by Compass Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Invaders are coming to take what isn't theirs, again. Neala wants to stand and fight for her homeland, but as one of the last druids, she may be standing alone.
The Young Are Desperate: two novels
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 70,550. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013 by A. & A. Farmar. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Classics
The young are the heroes of these two boisterous novels by the renowned poet Brendan Kennelly. The Crooked Cross tells the dramatic story of a village in the south west of Ireland as it endures a prolonged drought, while The Florentines follows a young man who has left Ireland to go to an English university. Sharply unsentimental, these novels are told in attractive, spare and supple prose.
Kitty's Hive
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,710. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Dublin. 1953. Humor, excitement and tension collide during a chaotic twenty four hours in Kitty O’Connor’s household when her wayward nephew arrives, on the run from the British police.
Going Home Book 3 in the Norah's Children trilogy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,580. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
For three decades the fortunes of Norah’s children have ebbed and flowed. Now they must adjust to a post-war period that is not all that was promised. This third and final book in the saga of Norah’s children follows the five siblings into marriage and parenthood, and through success and sorrow. Overwhelming events now challenge family bonds that neither time nor distance have yet broken.
Klondike House - Memories of an Irish Country Childhood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,010. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In Klondike House, John Dwyer recounts his memories of growing up in Ireland. Each chapter recounts a way of life that has now largely disappeared. Sprinkled with a selection of fitting works by some of Ireland's best-known poets such as Seamus Heaney and Patrick Kavanagh, this gem of a book is a chronicle of the simple but happy life of an Irish farmer boy.
Silver Wings
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,880. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Raine prayed for the capture of her enemy. Jezera dreamed of peace and happiness. Airic wished for love and a reason to rule his kingdom. Storm was determined to regain his home. Two kingdoms, four young hearts, one destiny…
Silver Service
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,280. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Irish romantic comedy. Chris O’Shea is running a catering firm in Dublin. Her life is complicated when she meets a handsome Spanish businessman, who turns her thoughts, despite herself, from the straight and narrow path of career and ambition, teaching her that you must love people they way they are and not how you want them to be.
With Murderous Intent
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,380. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
To escape a deadly stalker, Caitlin Fitzgerald flees her home in Ireland and takes a governess job in the top end of Australia. In her chosen safe haven, she has poisonous snakes, spiders, and crocodiles to contend with. And the very handsome and moody station owner, Jake Monterey, to keep her awake at night.
Norah
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,050. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Swordpoint Intercontinental, Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
It was the 1950s, when Britain was once again in a state of temporary peace. The people were endeavoring to rebuild and the war generals were retiring to the silent tranquility of both the English and Irish countrysides. This is the story of one such Army officer who was attracted to the green meadowlands of East Donegal, Ireland.