Category Archives: Political fiction

“The Woman On The Bridge” by Sheila O’Flanagan – Book Review

Sheila O’Flanagan has accomplished what many have tried and few have been successful at doing. She has put a human face on Ireland’s history while making all the myriad allegiances, battles, uprisings, rebellions, and suffering understandable to the lay reader. … Continue reading

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“The Winter Guest” by W.C. Ryan – Book Review

“There is an air of desolation about the place.” WWI has recently ended but Ireland is still fighting. A Civil War rages in Ireland, and it is an escalating and bloody battle. The action in this novel takes place after … Continue reading

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“Undertow” by Anthony J. Quinn – Book Review

Blurb:  The body of a dead police detective drifts ashore at Lough Neagh. What appears to be a simple case of suicide takes on a more sinister tone when Detective Celcius Daly travels across the Irish border to the desolate … Continue reading

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“Duplicity” by Jane Haseldine – Book Review

You have to have your wits about you when you read this novel.  Contrary to what the rather gothic-toned cover would have you believe – this is a modern, action-packed thriller where the ‘good guys’ and the ‘bad guys’ are … Continue reading

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“The boy from Zion Street” by Geoffrey Seed – Book Review

An articulate and beautifully rendered story that shows how the sins of the fathers do often profoundly effect subsequent generations.  As Shakespeare once said: “The sins of the father are to be laid upon the children.” Like many historical novels, “The … Continue reading

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