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No Going Back
Price: Free! Words: 109,370. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mashups, Fiction » Historical » General
It's great to meet someone from home. Andy Horan is delighted when he discovers that he and Martin Prendergast grew up on neighbouring farms, albeit forty years apart, in the West of Ireland. However, he is baffled as to why his attempts to get to know Martin better are rebuffed.
The Tragedy of Minnie McGee
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,160. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
(5.00)
A portrait of the first woman sentenced to the death penalty on Prince Edward Island. The author delves into the mindset of Minnie McGee , the terrible consequences and her life after incarceration.
Irish Genealogy Tips, Techniques, and Tales
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,610. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » History » European
Irish Genealogy Tips, Techniques, and Tales makes a great addition to an Irish family researcher's reference library. The book contains Irish genealogy problem solving tips and techniques, to include: finding an ancestor's birthplace, deciphering illegible handwriting, translating Irish place names, working with transcription errors, and much more.
The Third Horseman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,590. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Based on a true story: At the height of the Irish Famine in the 1840s, an Irish aristocrat watches in horror as economic injustice and political failures result in the deaths of masses and despair for millions. But hope comes from an unlikely quarter: the unprepossessing racehorse Coranna and the sacrifice of the Butler family of peasants in the West of Ireland.
Clare: A Novel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 237,880. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011 by Alcuin Communications, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00)
Clare Keane is fourteen years old when her mother dies of pneumonia in the tenement room they share in turn-of-the-century Cork, Ireland. Left with two younger brothers, her closest family thousands of miles away in St. Paul, Minnesota, Clare begins a dangerous journey that takes her from Cork through the port of Queenstown to Ellis Island, New York, and finally St. Paul.