Book List in Order: 9 titles

  • Meet Dolly Devoy, the brash new girl at Dublin's Jacob's Biscuit Factory An unforgettable Irish saga set over the Easter Uprising and the First World War Dolly Devoy, a bold young Dubliner, has become very sure of herself since being promoted to...


  • A powerful novel that sweeps the reader back to the great Irish famine - a time of courage, passion and political upheaval.When Katy O'Donnell marries handsome, swaggering, hard-drinking Jamsie O'Hara she is as fresh and filled with dreams as her mis...


  • When ruthless Michael McCarthy evicts the Cronins, tenants in the estate that is to become his son's, old Mag Cronin calls down the power of darkness on Michael and his descendants. At first the curse is laughed off, but in the next generation the ...


  • From the moment Danny first saw Angel he was enchanted by her beauty. By the time she was fourteen - a woman with a child's face, long golden hair and sleepy violet-blue eyes - Danny had completely fallen in love with her and dreamed of making her hi...


  • A wonderfully compelling saga of the lives, hopes and dreams of four young wives. Sheila Brophy's hopes and dreams are those of any young Dublin girl. She longs to fall in love. Fergus is older than her, in the British Army and fond of his drink, b...


  • Cowslips and Chainies is a poignant memoir of childhood in 1930s and early '40s Dublin. Best-selling novelist Elaine Crowley's account of tenement life is by turns hilarious and intensely sad. Her beloved, consumptive father – generous, handsome an...




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    Documents the author's childhood detailing her mother's desperate wish for a house of their own, her father's unfaithfulness and promiscuity, her mother's attempt to end the affair and the beating that ensued, and the devasting aftermath of the tuber...