Books tagged: ireland

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The West: Stories from Ireland
By Eddie Stack
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,290. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2009. Category: Fiction
Seven stories set in the West of Ireland. From "Time Passes," to the final story "Derramore," these pieces reveal the soul of a community-its hopes, dreams and schemes. ”Variously fantastic comic, elegiac and nostaligic, a vivid, compassionate, authentic voice.” NY Times "never senimental, often funny, always accurate, this is pithy, finely tuned writing of a high order.” The Observer
Celtic Evil: A Fitzgerald Brother Novel: Roarke
By Sierra Rose
Series: Celtic Evil: The Fitzgerald Brothers, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,250. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2009. Category: Fiction
An Irish based paranormal/romantic suspense novel. Roarke Fitzgerald & his brothers must reunite after 15 years apart to start to complete the prophecy that will defeat the very evil that killed their parents & tore them apart but it will also mean Roarke must face his past or risk losing not only his family, but also his future & the woman he loves.
The Remarkable Life of Kitty McInerney: How A Poor Irish Immigrant Raised 17 Children in Great Depression New York
By Christopher Prince
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,210. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
The true story of a poor Irish immigrant who raised 17 children in Great Depression New York. Kitty McInerney’s life rode a wave of social and political transformation that would come to define modern America. Poor, burdened, and uncelebrated, Kitty McInerney is remarkable for her unrelenting faith, her unique, individual struggle and for exemplifying the American immigrant experience.
The Red Gate
By Richard Sutton
Series: The Gatekeepers Saga, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,910. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2009. Category: Fiction
Ireland, 1911. County Mayo. For a reclusive Irish sheep farming family, a chain of unexpected events leads them to uncover ancient secrets about themselves and their place in the greater world. As the greed and ambition of an unfolding, devious plan begins to threaten their land and very lives, what will become of their home and it’s hidden legacy? What will become of their sheep?
Orwellian Ireland
By Brian Nugent
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 135,870. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
This work is an attempt to see if some of the state practices that flourished in Communist Eastern Europe might be replicated in modern Ireland. It goes into the question of intelligence agencies, how they harass dissidents, their use of modern technology and their role in secretly supporting paramilitary groups in Ireland and around the world.
Poems for Paula
By Tom Mcgreevy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,430. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2009. Category: Fiction
"It is the sheer diversity of Tom's work that takes your breath away.This is graphically illustrated by the first poem. 'The Det' takes you to a situation that, thank God, most of us have never had to face, and leaves you wondering how you would have coped. Less bravely, then and afterwards, I suspect. Sally Patricia Gardener..Author of ' Lillian's Story '
I'm a Soldier...get me out of here !
By Tom Mcgreevy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,950. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2009. Category: Fiction
Tom's poetry is Raw,Emotional,Funny,and at times sad enough to bring out the tissues. He always tells it 'Like it is' and it is always from the heart. Tom has this gift of writing from 'Other people's shoes' as well as his own.His life in the Military has inspired many of the Soldier/War poems and his fight against Cancer reflects the sadness and trauma of this terrible illness. 'Warts and all'
Traveller Wedding
By Graham Jones
Price: Free! Words: 46,270. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2009. Category: Fiction
TRAVELLER WEDDING is narrated by a nomadic woman called Christine who is furious at the release of a violent videogame about a traveller wedding for the Christmas market.
Turning Point
By John Francis Kinsella
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 122,370. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2010. Category: Fiction
Determined men such as Michael Fitzwilliams, spurred on by the encouragement of compelling political leaders, grasped, like so many others, the chance destiny had suddenly thrust on him, his dream of transforming a relatively unimportant regional bank into a multi-national finance and investment institution with a deserving place in the adrenaline driven heart of the London’s square mile.
Offshore Islands
By John Francis Kinsella
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 129,380. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2010. Category: Fiction
Forces driven by market frenzy and the explosion of Internet technologies created phenomenal wealth in virtual money. At the same time inconceivably large sums of money were derived from crime and drugs with criminal organisations laundering their ill gotten gains via the world’s banking and financial institutions. Virtual reality was never so real and never so ephemeral as on offshore islands.