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An Irish Volunteer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,150. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Joe Plunkett joins a secret rebel organization in a desperate bid for Ireland’s freedom in 1916, as World War I rages in Europe. Joe goes into this impossible battle against the British Empire caught between his obligation to sacrifice everything for his country and his desire to stay alive and share his life with his true love Grace Gifford.
Crummell!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The Story of Oliver Cromwell's 'pacification' of Ireland between 1649 and 1653, with a description of the New Model Army, the sieges of Drogheda and Wexford, and the removal of the entire Catholic population from their homes to exile in the far west of Ireland.
The Assassination of Michael Collins: What Happened at Béal ma mBláth?
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 130,550. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
An in-depth study of the death of Michael Collins, hero of the 1916 Easter Rising, and leader of the Irish War of Independence.
Time of Grace
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,580. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Shy young Caroline has come from England to Ireland in 1915 to work as a governess at Thornley Hall. But beautiful housemaid Grace, with her fierce dedication to Ireland's freedom, opens Caroline's eyes to new erotic worlds. As their friendship blossoms into passionate romance, Caroline finds a happiness she's never known. But will Grace's commitment to the upcoming Rising jeopardize their love?
River God - An Irish historical romance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,810. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » New adult
While King Brian Boru ravages medieval Ireland, life is especially hard for a boy that is branded a fool. The blacksmith's son and fool, Balor finds solace swimming in the river. Balor falls in love with Fee. While suffering abuse from village bullies, Balor endures his unrequited love of Fee. Will he succeed in winning her heart?
Irish History Compressed
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,990. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A short illustrated history of Ireland from the Celts to the Economic Crash, with additional timeline and biographies of key figures in Irish history.
Salt and Emerald - a hesitant solo voyage round Ireland and the Irish
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 138,760. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Much more than adventurous travel, this book is an exploration of Ireland and her people, past and present. Observed with humour, sensitivity and insight, it is an engrossing account of encounters and experiences - astonishingly diverse - by a seasoned travelwriter. Everything from Dervla Murphy to the Mary Celeste. A journey packed with fact and anecdote that carries you along like the tide.
River of Ireland
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,300. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
River of Ireland tells of raucous and romantic episodes that shaped this island over five millennia. Fiction and fact are woven into stories set along the Shannon River - Viking raids, the triumph of King Brian Boru, a blind harper’s romance, and the pursuit of a Spanish Armada captain. Each story points to a mysterious location and pivotal event that transformed the future of this island.
The Spirit of Irish Wit
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 123,600. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » History » European
A collection of 800 pieces of Irish wit, published in 1811 that encapsulates life from the humble chimney sweep to the arrogant nobleman. An essential guide to humour in culture and manners, pomp and politics, humbug and sharp tongues, class and craft, language and expression, wisdom and foolishness during the political ferment prior and during the 1798 Rebellion and after the Act of Union.
The Story of Ireland
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,970. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This is the story of Ireland – not just her History, but her story. Her Music, her Poetry and Theatre, her ancient Brehon laws. How people lived in the times of Brian Boru, what they wore and what they ate and drank. It’s the story of her roads, her railways, her canals. It’s the story of her industries, her agriculture, her linen, her ship building, and her modern financial revolution.