The Irish Upstart

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, 2001 - Fiction - 214 pages
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County Clare, Ireland, 1816. Evleen Ors"Fallon is shocked to see the fine figure of Lord Thomas Linberry at her door. Just arrived from England, he bears the news that Evleenrs"s young half brother Patrick--her only sibling born of the dissolute Englishman who stole her motherrs"s heart and spent her fortune--is the heir to a vast estate. But Patrick can only become the next Viscount Montfret if someone accompanies him to Englandhellip;Suddenly, Evleen is surrounded by the lights of the city, an Irish outcast in Londonrs"s ton. No one will marry a twenty-four year old Irishwoman, no matter her beauty--but Lord Thomasrs"s heart rejects convention and he cannot deny his attraction to this lovely Irish upstart. Their souls fired by a passion that knows no country, they will find in each otherrs"s arms a love that breaks every boundaryhellip;

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Pleasant but could have been much better. Lack of tension, author missed several good opportunities. After reading this I felt that so much was missing. Read full review

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The Irish Upstart by Shirley Kennedy Evleen O'Fallon and her family have lost almost everything. Descendants of the Irish Kings, they are used to living well but when Evleen’s mother remarries ... Read full review


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Shirley Kennedy was born and raised in Fresno, California. She now lives with her daughter in Yukon, Oklahoma. She loves writing Regency romances and has traveled to Great Britain and Ireland to research the fascinating Regency period. She enjoys hearing from readers, either c/o New American Library or via her Email:

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