The Pluck of O'Reilly

Rated 4.50/5 based on 4 reviews
A humorous fantasy short story set during the American Civil War about a hapless Irishman who is pressed into service and must call upon supernatural help, and his own wits, to survive a pending major battle and the war.
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About Gary Alan Ruse

Have been a professional writer of science fiction, mysteries and "techno-thrillers" since the 70's, and served as an Army reporter in Vietnam. I have five previous novels published, "Houndstooth" and "A Game of Titans" in hardcovers by Prentice-Hall with foreign editions in Great Britain and Japan, and "The Gods of Cerus Major" in hardcover by Doubleday, and original paperbacks "Morlac: The Quest of the Green Magician" and "Death Hunt on a Dying Planet" by Signet/New American Library. Also a number of stories published in magazines and anthologies, and more than 900 newspaper articles in Community Newspapers.

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Kevin A. Lyons reviewed on on Feb. 20, 2017

A fun story -- well written, very logical, and very funny! Well worth a spot in anyone's library.
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Bob Craton reviewed on on May 28, 2012

Clever and funny.
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Mirella Banfi reviewed on on March 18, 2012

Really funny!
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Russ Durbin reviewed on on March 15, 2012

Interesting story with a delightful twist at the end. Just right for St. Paddy's Day.
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