February 2024 Book Club Feature
An epic tale of growth, love, loss and renewal, from Goddess to Saint.
‘I am Brigid’ tells the story of one of Ireland’s most iconic women in her own words. Spanning over 5,000 years Brigid’s story is blended with words of wisdom to empower the women of today to live as fearlessly as she did.
The book captures the stories of other iconic Irish figures such as the Morrigan, Dagda, Cú Chulainn and more. Taking over a year to research, write and illustrate, this book dives into Irish history and mythology, from the Tuatha Dé Danann times to the modern day. ISBN: 9781739143787
January 2024 Book Cub Feature. Amazon Best seller! Not the usual WWII tale, If My Heart Had Wings is the can't-put-it-down true story of star-crossed love, shattering loss, buried secrets, and a daughter's discovery of her mother's secret life. Finish it in one day—a great summer read! “Loved it! The Greatest Generation all have their secrets in this endlessly fascinating & compelling memoir.” - Reedsy Discovery “I loved it; it kept me wanting to read. A little bit of history, a little bit of mystery, and a whole bunch of love.” - Amazon Reader. “Superb! A wonderful story of devotion and tough times…” -
"An unflinching look at the immigrant experience, an unlikely and unique friendship, and a resonant story of female empowerment."―Pam Jenoff, New York Times bestselling author of The Woman with the Blue Star. Ellis Island, 1902: Two women band together to hold America to its promise: "Give me your tired, your poor ... your huddled masses yearning to breathe free. A young Italian woman arrives on the shores of America, her sights set on a better life.
The Irish Merchant of Alicante: Moore Hall and Four Generations of Ireland's Aristocratic Moore Family. Historical novel based in Ireland and Spain during the period from 1640 to 1923. It tells the story of the Moore family who are part of the landed gentry while being Catholic. Follow the trials and tragedies of four generations as they navigate their way through turbulent Irish history, family and religious allegiances, while walking the fine line between sworn loyalty to the King and sympathy too growing Irish Nationalism. A wonderful book that is historically correct and well written. A privilege to feature this book here on this site.
Book Club Featured by Heidi Daniele
The Irish Nanny by Sandy Taylor.
John Heagney is a first-generation Irish American, whose parents emigrated to the United States from Ireland and Newfoundland via Canada. He is a veteran writer and journalist who has won numerous awards and distinctions for journalistic excellence.
by Michael A Ferrill
Two Sisters - Irish Nuns in the American Civil War by Michael A Ferrill : The true story of two Irish sisters’ journey from Ireland to American during the famine years, being accepted as religious sisters and then becoming Nursing Nuns on the Battlefields of the American Civil War. The deeds these nursing sisters performed on the battlefields of every major encounter, in the field and within the military hospitals, on both side of the Mason Dixon Line, were both humbling and heroic.