The Girls of Ennismore
Score: 4.5
From 7 Ratings

The Girls of Ennismore


  • Author: Patricia Falvey
  • Release Date : 2017-03-28
  • Genre: Historical
  • File Size: 1304713 Bytes


Set in Ireland during the turbulent early 20th century, Patricia Falvey's sweeping novel explores an unlikely friendship between two girls of vastly different backgrounds, as each tries to overcome the barriers set by class and birthright...On a June morning in 1900, Rosie Killeen crosses the road that divides her family's County Mayo farm from the estate of Lord and Lady Ennis, and makes her way to the "big house" for the first time. Barely eight years old, Rosie joins the throng of servants preparing for the arrival of Queen Victoria. But while the royal visit is a coup for Ennismore, a chance meeting on the grounds proves even more momentous for Rosie.Victoria Bell, Lord and Lady Ennis's young daughter, is desperately lonely. Though the children o...

The Girls of Ennismore
Score: 3.5
From 3 Ratings

The Girls of Ennismore


  • Author : Patricia Falvey
  • Publisher : Kensington Books
  • Release Date : 2017-04-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781496709967


The Girls of Ennismore Book Description :

Set in Ireland during the turbulent early 20th century, Patricia Falvey's sweeping novel explores an unlikely friendship between two girls of vastly different backgrounds, as each tries to overcome the barriers set by class and birthright... On a June morning in 1900, Rosie Killeen crosses the road that divides her family's County Mayo farm from the estate of Lord and Lady Ennis, and makes her way to the "big house" for the first time. Barely eight years old, Rosie joins the throng of servants preparing for the arrival of Queen Victoria. But while the royal visit is a coup for Ennismore, a chance meeting on the grounds proves even more momentous for Rosie. Victoria Bell, Lord and Lady Ennis's young daughter, is desperately lonely. Though the children...

The Linen Queen
Score: 3.5
From 7 Ratings

The Linen Queen


  • Author : Patricia Falvey
  • Publisher : Center Street
  • Release Date : 2011-03-02
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1599953897


The Linen Queen Book Description :

Abandoned by her father and neglected by her self-centered, unstable mother, Sheila McGee cannot wait to escape the drudgery of her mill village life in Northern Ireland. Her classic Irish beauty helps her win the 1941 Linen Queen competition, and the prize money that goes with it finally gives her the opportunity she's been dreaming of. But Sheila does not count on the impact of the Belfast blitz which brings World War II to her doorstep. Now even her good looks are useless in the face of travel restrictions, and her earlier resolve is eroded by her ma's fear of being left alone. When American troops set up base in her village, some see them as occupiers but Sheila sees them as saviors--one of them may be her ticket out. Despite objections from her ...

The Yellow House
Score: 4
From 18 Ratings

The Yellow House


  • Author : Patricia Falvey
  • Publisher : Center Street
  • Release Date : 2010-02-15
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 159995267X


The Yellow House Book Description :

THE YELLOW HOUSE delves into the passion and politics of Northern Ireland at the beginning of the 20th Century. Eileen O'Neill's family is torn apart by religious intolerance and secrets from the past. Determined to reclaim her ancestral home and reunite her family, Eileen begins working at the local mill, saving her money and holding fast to her dream. As war is declared on a local and global scale, Eileen cannot separate the politics from the very personal impact the conflict has had on her own life. She is soon torn between two men, each drawing her to one extreme. One is a charismatic and passionate political activist determined to win Irish independence from Great Britain at any cost, who appeals to her warrior's soul. The other is the wealthy a...

The Titanic Sisters
Score: 3
From 3 Ratings

The Titanic Sisters


  • Author : Patricia Falvey
  • Publisher : Kensington Books
  • Release Date : 2021-01-26
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781496732576


The Titanic Sisters Book Description :

Two young Irish women, yearning for independence and adventure, set sail on RMS Titanic—the “ship of dreams”—in Patricia Falvey’s captivating novel of hope, bravery, and sisterhood . . . Delia Sweeney has always been unlike her older sister—fair and delicate compared to tall, statuesque Nora, whose hair is as dark as Donegal turf. In other ways too, the sisters are leagues apart. Nora is her mother’s darling, favored at every turn, and expected to marry into wealth. Delia, constantly slighted, finds a measure of happiness helping her da on the farm. The rest of the time, she reads about far-off places that seem sure to remain a fantasy. Until the day a letter arrives from America . . . A distant relative has provided the means for Delia...

Winds of Change

Winds of Change


  • Author : Anna Jacobs
  • Publisher : Severn House Publishers Ltd
  • Release Date : 2012-12-15
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781780102689


Winds of Change Book Description :

An engrossing tale of new beginnings and second chances from an ever-popular author. Miranda Fox has devoted much of her life to caring for her elderly father. After his tragic death, she starts to make plans for her future, funded by the inheritance she is sure will be coming her way, but it seems her arrogant and domineering half-brother has very different ideas . . . Then a chance encounter with a man who has been given months to live boosts Miranda’s confidence, and as their friendship grows she finally learns to stand up for herself and her dreams. Can Miranda find the happiness that she deserves?...

Crime Seen
Score: 3.5
From 3 Ratings

Crime Seen


  • Author : Kate Lines
  • Publisher : Vintage Canada
  • Release Date : 2016-02-02
  • Genre: Criminal behavior, Prediction of
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307363145


Crime Seen Book Description :

This is the true story of Kate Lines, a farm girl from Ennismore who became a top criminal profiler. Over the years she was involved in a number of high profile cases, such as the abduction and murder of Kristen French and of Tori Stafford. Always taking care not to aggrandize the criminals whose names we may know, Kate feels it's much more important to focus on the courage of victims and their families. Kate is an unsung Canadian hero with a unique, inspiring and fascinating story....

The Girls with No Names
Score: 4
From 6 Ratings

The Girls with No Names


  • Author : Serena Burdick
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Release Date : 2020-01-07
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781488050992


The Girls with No Names Book Description :

INSTANT INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER A beautiful tale of hope, courage, and sisterhood—inspired by the real House of Mercy and the girls confined there for daring to break the rules. Growing up in New York City in the 1910s, Luella and Effie Tildon realize that even as wealthy young women, their freedoms come with limits. But when the sisters discover a shocking secret about their father, Luella, the brazen elder sister, becomes emboldened to do as she pleases. Her rebellion comes with consequences, and one morning Luella is mysteriously gone. Effie suspects her father has sent Luella to the House of Mercy and hatches a plan to get herself committed to save her sister. But she made a miscalculation, and with no one to believe her story, Effie’s own e...

Heu Heu or The Monster
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Heu Heu or The Monster


  • Author : Henry Rider Haggard
  • Publisher : mach-mir-ein-ebook.de
  • Release Date : 2014-03-17
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9783944309507


Heu Heu or The Monster Book Description :

Another adventure story of Allan Quatermain in the former undiscovered Africa... At the end of the 19th century African hunter Allan Quatermain and his clever and brave helpmate Hans are set on a mission by the wizard Zikali, as already mentioned in other adventures with Allan Quatermain. The two companions are set out to bring some of the leaves of the Tree of Illusions. This special tree only grows in the garden of priests of a mythic moribund people who worship a semi-gorilla-like god by sacrificing humans to him. By the attempt to fulfill their mission they step into the mystery of this ape-like god: Heu Heu, a twelve-foot-tall gigantic semi-gorilla-monster, red-bearded with claws at hands and feet... Henry Rider Haggard (1856-1926) was one of th...

The Titanic Sisters
Score: 3
From 3 Ratings

The Titanic Sisters


  • Author : Patricia Falvey
  • Publisher : Kensington Books
  • Release Date : 2021-01-26
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781496732576


The Titanic Sisters Book Description :

Two young Irish women, yearning for independence and adventure, set sail on RMS Titanic—the “ship of dreams”—in Patricia Falvey’s captivating novel of hope, bravery, and sisterhood . . . Delia Sweeney has always been unlike her older sister—fair and delicate compared to tall, statuesque Nora, whose hair is as dark as Donegal turf. In other ways too, the sisters are leagues apart. Nora is her mother’s darling, favored at every turn, and expected to marry into wealth. Delia, constantly slighted, finds a measure of happiness helping her da on the farm. The rest of the time, she reads about far-off places that seem sure to remain a fantasy. Until the day a letter arrives from America . . . A distant relative has provided the means for Delia...