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What would you do if you lived in Ireland and children all around you were starving, the few jobs allotted to men were scarce, unemployment so high people crammed together with no heat, no food, and no sanitation, poverty, crime, and infant death skyrocketed above every other country in Europe, and you blamed England? Petticoat Rebels of 1916 is about a some of the strongest, bravest women in Ireland's revolutionary history. [...]
 
A Few Men Faithful (A Kavanagh Story) by Jim Wills
This first of four Kavanagh stories, A Few Men Faithful, sets the stage, defines the Kavanagh family and tells of a troubled land and an equally troubled romance amid war and treachery. The time span is 1916 to 1924 in Dublin, County Cork and Northern Ireland. Major events: Easter Rising, Secret War, War of Independence, the Irish Civil War. This last is little known and less explored, especially through the eyes of a soldier [...]
 
Eva Gore Booth, The Other Sister - The Remarkable Sybling of Constance Markievicz by Brighid O'Sullivan
Why would a wealthy Anglo/Irish woman choose to leave the splendor of her large exquisite family home nestled in the lush green hills of Ireland, her own private gardens, and a fairy tale palace where everyone loved her, to live in the slums of Manchester? By the late 19th century, Europe was not only a battlefield, but living conditions of many European cities were only slightly better to those in war torn countries. [...]
 
100 Things You Didn't Know About Ireland - A Guide To Irish History and Civilization by Brighid O'Sullivan
Do you love history and learning new things but don't have time for a long book? Are you a fan of Ireland or have Irish roots? What if you could learn tons of facts and be entertained at the same time? This is a fun read and not meant to be an extensive concise book of history. The information is short, suitable for young and old. If you're looking to learn more about Ireland, this is the right book for you.
 
Peter's Key - Peter DeLoughry and the Fight for Irish Independence by Declan Dunne
In February, 1919, three Irish revolutionary prisoners walked out of Lincoln Jail without having dug a tunnel or fired a shot. The escape was the culmination of months of planning that involved some of the greatest intellects in Ireland and Britain. Peter DeLoughry (1882-1931) was one of the founding fathers of modern Ireland. His most famous achievement was to make a key that allowed three of his fellow prisoners in Lincoln [...]
 
Swearing Allegiance (The Carmody Saga Book 1) by Jana Petken
Winner of the 2017 outstanding historical book of the year, The IAN Awards - Silver Medallist, the 2017 Readers' Favourite Awards - The 2017 Finalist, Indie Excellence Awards. The second and final book in the series will be available in early 2020! The multi-award-winning author of The Guardian of Secrets, Dark Shadows, and The Errant Flock presents the Multi Award Winning, Swearing Allegiance: The Carmody Saga. "A rich, [...]
 
The Loves We Left Behind - WWI Centenary by Margaret Tanner
This volume contains three complete novels - A hundred years ago, from the far flung corners of the British Empire, young men rushed to fight for Mother England. They left their wives and sweethearts behind. Many of these brave women waited in vain for their menfolk to return. How did they cope with the loss and heartache? Could they ever hope to find happiness with another man? Allison's War: In 1916, on the French [...]
 
Spirited Away - A Novel of the Stolen Irish by Maggie Plummer
In May 1653, young Frederica (Freddy) O'Brennan and her sister Aileen trust a stranger on an empty beach in western Ireland, inadvertently placing themselves in the crosshairs of Cromwell's notorious Reign of Terror. Freddy awakens in the crammed hold of a slave ship bound for Barbados. She and Aileen endure the gruesome voyage only to be wrenched apart when purchased at auction by sugar plantation owners from different [...]
 
The Blood Upon the Rose by Tim Vicary
Who does she love best? A British secret agent, or an IRA Volunteer? Ireland in 1919 is seething with violence, tension and divided loyalties - and so is the heart of the beautiful, wilful heiress Catherine O'Connell-Gort. For Catherine, by heritage, is a glittering symbol of British rule and oppression - yet by inclination she is a traitor to her class. A fervent supporter of Sinn Fein, she is also the secret lover of Sean [...]
 
Cat and Mouse by Tim Vicary
Cat and Mouse is the gripping story of two sisters fighting for women's rights in the turbulent months before the outbreak of war in 1914. Winner of the BRAG Medallion 2018 When Sarah Becket, a militant suffragette, discovers that her own husband, a respected Liberal MP, is involved in a scandalous prostitution racket, she takes a knife from her kitchen and goes out into London's West End, determined to protest for women's [...]
 
Captive Heart (The Dawn of Ireland 3) by Erin O'Quinn
[BookStrand Historical Fantasy Romance, HEA] Even as Caitlin and Liam O'Neill prepare for a happily ever after, she is faced by two problems. Her mother, once held captive by a band of murderous Pictish raiders, has caught a glimpse of one of her former captors in the very church they attend. And Caitlin is visited by a kinsman of Liam the unhappy, brooding Murdoch, who has fallen in love with her and seems to be stalking [...]
 
Twice a Hero - From the trenches of the Great War to the ditches of the Irish Midlands 1915 - 1922 by Phil Tomkins
Twice a Hero is the true story of George Adamson, a young Irish patriot and rebel, who started his quest for freedom by joining the Irish Volunteers in Moate, Athlone, in the Irish Midlands. Then, on the promise of Home Rule for Ireland at the war's end, he enlisted in the British Army and fought in two forgotten conflicts, the Great War, Salonika & Palestine. Decorated for bravery, he returned home to Ireland after four [...]
 
The Sun Palace by Brighid O'Sullivan
As the Druid's apprentice, Brigit has one purpose in life, to save her world. She must bring back the sun or everyone she holds dear, will die. A lot of pressure for an orphaned 16 year old whose only wish is to connect with her estranged father and solve the mystery of her mother's death. Unfortunately, the one person responsible for her training cannot help right when Brigit needs him most. She must go it alone. The lack of [...]
 
Tan - A Story of Exile, Betrayal and Revenge by David Lawlor
'Peelers have a knack for hitting you where it hurts; broken nose, bruised ribs, a few loosened teeth...no more than a rapist deserved, Sergeant Coveney and District Inspector Webber had said. Proper order, too - except the lad was no rapist, and Webber knew it.' It's 1914 and Liam Mannion is forced into exile for a crime he didn't commit. He flees Balbriggan, the only home he has ever known and travels to England, where he [...]
 
Legacy of Truth (Druid's Brooch Series, #2) by Christy Nicholas
Set in late 18th century Ireland, Esme must grow up quickly in small, isolated northwestern town. Her parents are leaving for America, abandoning her and her sister to fend for themselves. As she struggles to find her place, she finds it difficult to keep hold of what's left that's precious to her. Once married and in a new town, Esme's only friend, Aisling, helps her through difficult times, as her Traveler husband stays [...]
 
Love & Redemption (The Florida Irish) by Suzanne D Williams
She'd said the vows - to have and to hold, in sickness and in health, 'til death do them part. She'd said them, though, with a gun at her back and a stranger's hand in hers. By admitting she loved him, the words took on meaning and held requirements. It meant she'd stay by his side always and maybe never see her family again. Michael O'Fallen simply wants to survive. A poor Irish boy living in post-Civil War New York, the [...]
 
1814 - The Year the United States Lost its Independence by Jonathan M. Nielson
Readers of historical fiction know there are two aspects to the genre. One, often highly entertaining and even exceedingly well crafted, is wholly imaginative and escapist by design. It might be a good yarn but the story is implausible in meeting the 'what might have been' test. The second attempts a more complex interweaving of fact and fiction and aspires to a more serious, thoughtful purpose...to offer a substantive, [...]
 
Irish Lass (Jack Renouf Book 4) by John F. Hanley
July 1941. After the failure of Operation Ruthless, Lt Commander Ian Fleming, sends Sub-Lieutenant Jack Renouf to neutral Ireland to obtain a schooner and sail it to the S.O.E. base in Helford, Cornwall. It should be a simple task but there are forces in Eire which are far from neutral. Soon Jack and his small team are fighting the IRA and the Irish Navy. Later, they are sent to German Occupied Jersey to report on the [...]
 
The Tailor's Daughter - A Novel by Janice Graham
From the New York Times bestselling author of "Firebird" comes a richly detailed historical drama full of good Gothic romance, suspense and smartly dressed people. As the daughter of a prosperous tailor in 1860's London, Veda Grenfell has grown up accustomed to elegance and style. When a fever leaves her deaf at the age of sixteen, she turns for solace to the familiar world of her father's workshop. Veda has inherited her [...]
 
A Tainted Dawn - The Great War (1792-1815) by B. N. Peacock
August 1789. The Rights of Man. Liberty. Equality. Idealism. Patriotism. A new age dawns. And yet, old hostilities persist: England and Spain are on the brink of war. France, allied by treaty with Spain, readies her warships. Three youths - the son of an English carpenter, the son of a naval captain, and the son of a French court tailor - meet in London, a chance encounter that entwines their lives ever after. The English [...]
 
Of Sea and Seed - The Kerrigan Chronicles, Book I by Annie Daylon
Set on the rugged island of Newfoundland, OF SEA AND SEED takes the reader on a tragic journey through the 1920s as one family strives to hold onto life in the face of secrets, betrayal, and tsunami. Chronicling this journey is the family matriarch, Kathleen Kerrigan, who is condemned to an afterlife of atonement for the depth of her crimes in life. But what possible mortal sin could cause heaven to banish this loving mother, [...]
 
Unlikely Soldiers Book One (Civvy to Squaddie) - A Coming of Age Adventure of Love, Humour, and Tragedy by Deb McEwan
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Echoes from Home by Jim Carey
Set in the time period of the Civil war, this historically edited novel follows a young man named Joshua Miller who, along with his best friend Monte, decides to show loyalty to the South by joining the Morgan County Scouts, a small cavalry unit based out of Alabama. Certain that the boys of the Confederacy would beat the Yanks and be back home in no time, Joshua leaves behind his mother, his beloved fiancee Missy Sue, and [...]
 
Shadowed in Silk by Christine Lindsay
She was invisible to those who should have loved her. After the Great War, Abby Fraser returns to India with her small son, where her husband is stationed with the British army. She has longed to go home to the land of glittering palaces and veiled women . . . but Nick has become a cruel stranger. It will take more than her American pluck to survive. Major Geoff Richards, broken over the loss of so many of his men in the [...]
 
A Wicked Deception by Margaret Tanner
A young woman undertakes a perilous journey from the Australian goldfields to the Yorkshire moors. In 1854, the Australian goldfields swirl with the heated danger and betrayal of the Eureka Stockade rebellion. At the center of this maelstrom is Melanie O'Dea, a woman with a price on her head and the authorities on her heels. Melanie accepts aid from a neighbor, The Honorable Michael Guilford, but it places her in even more [...]
 

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