Brenna Briggs, author of the Liffey Rivers Irish Dancer Mysteries tween book series, has published her first book for grownups: Mothers Addicted to Irish Dancing: MAIDS. In this satirical black comedy, heavily influenced by her own experiences while in the MAIDS convent, Briggs brings to light the good, the bad and the ridiculous found in the community of mothers who have become addicted to the world of Irish dancing.
In 1952, traveling steerage, Malachy McCourt left a childhood of poverty in Limerick, Ireland, heading for the promise of America. This is the story of what he brought with him, and what he thought he left behind.
A breakaway bestseller since it first appeared in 1999, All Souls takes us deep into Michael Patrick MacDonald’s Southie, the proudly insular neighborhood with the highest concentration of white poverty in America. Buy the Book!
A shattered cup. Cheap tea. Bitter voices asking what's to be done with the "little eejit." Mary, an impetuous Irishwoman, won't face the haunting memories--until her daughter's crisis propels her back to County Clare.
The story of Michael and Mary starts in the years before Major Denis Mahon inherited the 30,000 acre Hartland Estate in Ireland from his uncle. The lands, once owned by the tenants, were awarded to its owners by the King of England during the siege of Cromwell. This is the tale of two lovers who live through the most turbulent period of Irish History and whose tale is told by their direct descendent. Brutal thuggery, mistaken death, and a tale that spans across a wide sea of time- don't miss this story!