Irish Magic

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Kensington Books, 2008 - Fiction - 378 pages
17 Reviews
Set in a world of enchantment, fantasy, and legend, this book is a magical and romantic tale.
 

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User Review  - Patricia Solla - Goodreads

The short stories in this book are certainly 'flights of the imagination'. Galway Bay for me was odd and disturbing. I understand about the seal-people myth but author made me feel like the female ... Read full review

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User Review  - Christie Owens - Goodreads

These were well-written and full of all of the elements that I love: Tuatha de Danaan, warrior women, selkies, long-awaited lover's, Irish countrysides and, of course, magic. I will be reading more from these women because of their higher level of mythical tales! Read full review

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About the author (2008)

After graduating from Harvard University, Susan Wiggs became a math teacher. While working, she started writing her first novel which was published in 1987. She has written numerous romance novels since then including Home Before Dark, A Summer Affair, The Charm School and Candlelight Christmas. She has won three RITA awards for Lakeside Cottage, Lord of the Night and The Mistress. She has written a number of notable series, including; Lakeshore Chronicles and Bella Vista Chronicles.

Author and historian Morgan Llywelyn was born in New York City to Irish parents. As a teenager, she moved to Texas and by the age of sixteen was showing horses at championship levels throughout the United States. She made the shortlist for the United States Olympic Team in Dressage in 1976, but did not make the team. She also modeled for Neiman-Marcus and was a dance instructor for Arthur Murray. She writes historical novels that deal with her Celtic roots and is recognized as an expert in early Irish history and folklore. Her first novel was The Wind from Hastings, but she is better known for her second novel Lion of Ireland: The Legend of Brian Boru, which was published in 1980 and has never been out of print. In 1990, she started writing for children and young adults. She won the 1991 Irish Children's Book Trust Bisto Award for Brian Boru and the 1993 Bisto Award in the Historical Fiction category and the 1993 Reading Association of Ireland Award for Strongbow: The Story of Richard and Aoife. She also writes short stories and has co-authored two fantasy novels with Michael Scott. She currently lives in Ireland.

Roberta Gellis is the bestselling author of over 25 novels in different fields. New York Times best-seller John Jakes has called her a superb storyteller of extraordinary talent; Publishers Weekly has termed her a master of the medieval historical. Her many awards include: The Silver and Gold Medal Porgy for historical novels from West Coast Review of Books and the Golden Certificate and Golden Pen from Affaire de Coeur, several Romantic Times book awards and also their Lifetime Achievement Award.

Barbara Samuel is the award-winning author of several novels, including A Piece of Heaven and No Place Like Home. She lives in Pueblo, Colorado, with her two sons, where is she currently writing her next novel.

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