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Embrace the luck of the Irish with these Irish-themed books in time for St. Patrick's Day #bookrecs #booksworthreading #stpatricksday



🍀 Happy St. Patrick's Day! 🍀


May your heart be light and happy, may your smile be big and wide, and may your pockets always have a coin or two inside!


St. Patrick’s Day is next Sunday but the celebration is starting today.


If you're looking for Irish book recommendations, we’ve got you covered. Check out the list below and may the leprechauns share their gold with you.

 

The Cauldron Stirred (Guardians of Erin Book 1) by Judith Sterling

 

Ashling Donoghue never dreamed moving to Ireland would rock her perception of reality and plunge her into a mystery that brings legend to life.


At seventeen, she’s never had a boyfriend, but she feels an immediate connection to Aengus Breasal, the son of the wealthy Irishman who’s invited her family to stay at his Killarney estate. For the first time in her life, a guy she likes seems attracted to her.


But Aengus is secretive, with good reason. He and his family are the Tuatha Dé Danann, ageless, mythical guardians adept at shifting between this reality and the magical dimension known as the Otherworld. Evil forces from that world threaten the Breasals, the Donoghues, and all of Ireland. Ashling must open her heart, face her fears, and embrace a destiny greater than she could ever have imagined.

 

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Leprechauns and Larceny: A Paranormal Witch Cozy Mystery (A Book Store Cozy Mystery 6) by Lucinda Race

 

Enjoy this clean, paranormal, cozy mystery by award-winning and bestselling author Lucinda Race.


Welcome to Pembroke Cove, where witches and murders are multiplying...


Bookstore owner and witch Lily Michaels has a never-ending list of to-do items as the maid of honor for her best friends’ upcoming St. Patrick’s Day wedding. The last thing she has time for is another mystery. But with a missing wedding dress, the discovery of a pair of leprechaun boots, and a body in a bathtub, she’s ready to mesh her love of puzzles and a little magic to help solve the crime. Even if her fiancé —Gage Erikson of the Pembroke Cove police department— is determined to keep her out of trouble and safe.


Good luck with that.


Lily is going to need more than the luck of the Irish to solve the murder while a group of treasure hunters, friends of the deceased, are in town. Only they’re not grieving. They’re focused on finding a pirate captain’s gold, which—according to legend—the rocky coast of Pembroke Cove keeps hidden…and is only accessible during three days in March.


Will Lily’s luck hold with a wedding in shambles and a murderer skulking in the shadows? She needs to follow the clues to solve the case but can her witchy skills save her when the final clue leads her to the murderer?


Leprechauns and Larceny is the sixth novel in A Book Store Cozy Mystery Series, although each book can be read as a standalone—a sweet and clean cozy mystery with a guarantee that the culprit is caught. Happy reading!

 

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Quest of a Warrior (Legends of the Fenian Warriors Book 1) by Mary Morgan

 

***2018 RONE Award Winner Best Fantasy Romance


"You met them in the Order of the Dragon Knights. Now, journey to the realm of the Fae and witness their legends!"Fenian Warrior, Conn MacRoich has traveled the earth for thousands of years, guarding the realm between mortal and Fae. His deeds are legendary. Yet, one mistake will force him on a journey to fix a broken time-line. However, on Conn's quest, he must face a human female who will eventually bring this ancient warrior to his knees.


When Ivy O'Callaghan inherits her uncle's estate, she never imagines there will be more secrets to unravel, including the one she hides from the world. With the help of a mysterious stranger, she learns to trust and step out of the shadows. However, nothing prepares Ivy when she learns Conn's true identity.


As the loom of fate weaves a thread around the lovers from two different worlds, will the sacrifices they make lead them to love? Or will their secrets destroy and separate them forever?

 

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Queen Of Clubs: Irish Romance Fantasies: The Sweet Versions by Cornelia Amiri and Julie Darcy

 

The Sweet Versions of Two Irish Fantasy Novellas: QUEEN OF KINGS and TIMELESS VOYAGE. In Queen of Kings: As wild and beautiful as the land she rules All men lust for her, warriors and kings bow to her might and magic, but one champion comes forth to gift her with a white bull and true love… but can the handsome stranger best her skills and win her heart? In Timeless Voyage: Neither centuries that have come and gone nor the seas between us can keep us apart. As the Celtic pirate, Anwen, presses her hard iron dagger against the Roman's throat, memories of fated lovers, druids and sacrifice, stay her hand. Kaeso is captivated by dreams of the woman he loved in a previous life, the mirror image of Anwen. In this lifetime they are foes, Roman and Celt. Can Anwen and Kaeso steer their timeless voyage to a happy destiny or will they be robbed of love once more?Editorial Reviews:

 

"Cornelia Amiri does a great job in creating a great historical romance story, I was invested in the characters and the story itself. I enjoyed how good the plot was and how the characters worked with it. I can't wait to read more from Cornelia Amiri." Kathryn Mcleer Booksprout

 

"Cornelia Amiri is ROCKIN this Irish fantasy romance book. Ms. Amiri is excellent at character development and world-building skills, as well as an awesome imagination." Gandolf174 Booksprout

 

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No Strangers Here: A Riveting Irish Thriller (A County Kerry Novel Book 1) by Carlene O'Connor

 

Readers of Tana French, Lucy Foley, and Dervla McTiernan will be spellbound by the USA Today bestselling author’s unsettling, atmospheric suspense novel set in Ireland’s rugged countryside. Combining an eerie and atmospheric backdrop with compulsively taut plotting, a twisty mystery unfolds as an Irish veterinarian contends with life, death, and the fatal secrets at the heart of her small oceanside community…


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On a rocky beach in the southwest of Ireland, the body of a wealthy racehorse owner Johnny O’Reilly has been discovered. In a town like Dingle, everyone knows a little something about everyone else. But dig a bit deeper, and there’s always much more to find. And when Detective Inspector Cormac O’Brien is dispatched out of Killarney to lead the murder inquiry, he’s determined to unearth every last buried secret. 


Dimpna Wilde hasn’t been home in years. But faced with a triple bombshell—her mother is rumored to have been in a relationship with Johnny, her father’s dementia is escalating, and her brother is avoiding her calls—Dimpna moves back to Dingle to clear her family of suspicion. And as she takes over the family practice, she finds herself in a race with the detective inspector to uncover the dark, twisting truth behind murder, no matter how close to home it strikes…


“Compelling… this is the best of O’Connor’s Irish mysteries to date.”—Kirkus STARRED REVIEW

 

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The Thin Place: An Irish Folklore Magical Realism Novel by Lori Herter

 

She felt the call to The Emerald Isle. When her past reappears, will it alter her future?Glenna Molloy yearns for solace. Weary of the California drudgery and in search of the spark her spirit so desperately seeks, the middle-aged travel writer sets off for the Irish homeland of her long-lost love. But she never expected that placing a wishing coin on an ancient standing stone would bring her back together with the man of her dreams.


Falling for him all over again, Glenna finds herself swept away by the gorgeous land and what may be a dash of magic. But with her overbearing writing partner hounding her and a mysterious woman claiming to be half-fey, she fears the charming spell she’s under is about to break.Can Glenna become more than her connections to others?


The Thin Place is an enchanting women’s fiction novel. If you like beautifully vivid characters, rich Irish folklore, and intriguing magical realism, then you’ll adore Lori Herter’s peek behind the veil.Buy The Thin Place to reclaim passion today!

 

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Happy reading!

1 commentaire


Judith Sterling
Judith Sterling
11 mars

Thank you so much for suggesting THE CAULDRON STIRRED! I'm so happy you love the series! :)

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