Tag Archives: Ireland

“Her Child’s Cry” by S.A. Dunphy – Book Review

Jessie Boyle – is a 45 year old perfectionist, who works as a Criminal Behaviourist for the Irish Police. Jessie is over six feet tall, is single, and a workaholic. Jessie’s longtime friend, Dawn Wilson, is now the Police Commissioner … Continue reading

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“The Nothing Man” by Catherine Ryan Howard – Book Review

Jim Doyle is an unremarkable man. Retired from the Garda Síochána, now in his sixties, works as a security guard for a department store. Jim is married and has a grown up daughter. However… his life was not always so … Continue reading

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“Murder at Greysbridge” by Andrea Carter – Book Review

The fourth book in the delightful Inishowen mystery series is set in summer. The solicitor, Ben O’Keeffe is to speak at the wedding of her legal assistant and friend Leah which is to take place at the Greysbridge Hotel. On … Continue reading

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March Again! It’s ‘Reading Ireland Month’ #readingirelandmonth22 #begorrathon22

Every year during March I like to participate in Cathy’s “Reading Ireland Month“. Reading Ireland Month (or The Begorrathon as it is affectionately known) will return for the sixth year between Tuesday 1 and Thursday 31 March 2022. If you … Continue reading

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“Lost Graves” by S.A. Dunphy – Book Review

  Jessie Boyle – is a 45 year old perfectionist, who works as a Criminal Behaviourist for the Irish Police. Jessie is single, and a workaholic. Jessie’s longtime friend, Dawn Wilson, is now the Police Commissioner of Ireland. Dawn is … Continue reading

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“The Well of Ice” by Andrea Carter – Book Review

This novel, the third in a series set in Inishowen, is a well written mystery with likeable characters.  The protagonist is Ben O’Keeffe a country solicitor.  Her law practice is the most northerly solicitor’s office in Ireland. ‘Ben’ is short … Continue reading

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“Small Things Like These” by Claire Keegan – Book Review

“If you want to get on in life, there’s things you have to ignore, so you can keep on.”This story tells of a Catholic businessman who shows his moral integrity with an act of compassion that took great courage. Bill … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday – December 7, 2021 #NewBook #TeaserTuesday @Bookouture #LostGraves @dunphyshane1

My Tuesday post where I’ll ‘tease‘ you with the cover, blurb, and first paragraph of one of the advanced reader’s copies from my own TBR. This book is a title I downloaded from NetGalley. Today, Tuesday December 7, 2021 I … Continue reading

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“Bring Her Home” by S.A. Dunphy – Book Review

Jessie Boyle – is a 45 year old perfectionist, who works as a Criminal Behaviourist, and has just lost her lover and partner in a brutal, barbaric, crime. Reeling from her loss, she resigns from her job with the London … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday – “The Dead House” by Billy O’Callaghan – #BookReview #ThrowbackThursday #TheDeadHouse #Spooktober

The Throwback Thursday meme was created by Renee over at It’s Book Talk. She made this meme to share some of her old favorites. Although all bookbloggers have an endless TBR pile, we seldom take the time to reflect back … Continue reading

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