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Jewels of the Sun : The Gallaghers of Ardmore Trilogy #1

by Roberts, Nora.

Format: Kindle Book 1999 1999
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Summary
BOOK ONE OF THE GALLAGHERS OF ARDMORE TRILOGYIn Gallagher's Pub, where the fire is burning low and the pints are waiting, #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts has a story to tell... Determined to reevaluate her life, Jude Murray flees America to take refuge in Faerie Hill Cottage, immersing herself in the study of Irish folklore and discovering hope for the future of the magical past. Finally back home in Ireland after years of traveling, Aidan Gallagher possesses an uncommon understanding of his country's haunting myths. Although he's devoted to managing the family pub, a hint of wildness still glints in his eyes—and in Jude, he sees a woman who can both soothe his heart and stir his blood. And he begins to share the legends of the land with her—while they create a passionate history of their own. Don't miss the other books in the Gallaghers of Ardmore Trilogy Tears of the MoonHeart of the Sea
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "In the first book of a new trilogy, Roberts takes her readers back to a favorite setting, Ireland, and brings the people and the magic of the country (both figuratively and literally) to life. Jude Murray, recently divorced and in need of solace, resigns her position as a psychology professor in Chicago and goes to Faerie Hill Cottage where her grandmother was raised. She wants to research legends and folktales, not knowing that she is about to become involved in one. The cottage is haunted by a ghost who cries over the love she refused, and both the ghost and her intended, the faerie prince, appear to Jude. Curiously, Jude seems destined to repeat the same mistake with Aidan Gallagher, a pub owner. He tells wonderful stories that help Jude heal, but they seem to have trouble communicating their feelings. Roberts' fans will thrill to these wonderfully drawn characters, their lush setting, and the faerie magic that guarantees an enchanting series. --Patty Engelmann"
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Publisher's Weekly Review: "In her recent romance trilogies, Roberts (Carnal Innocence, etc.) has combined ghosts with lively humor and vivid sensuality. In this first volume of her newest series, Jude Murray, an American psychologist, has come to spend six months at Faerie Hill Cottage on the Irish coast to study Irish folklore and escape her dreary, uneventful life in Chicago. Faerie Hill is haunted by the 300-year-old ghost of Lady Gwen, who turned down the proposal of Carrick, king of the fairies, and is doomed to wander alone until three couples can find happiness. These three will include the engaging Gallagher siblings (Aidan, the eldest, Darcy and Shawn), who operate the local pub. Aidan, who senses the fire beneath Jude's controlled exterior, is smitten with the visiting American. His passion for her draws him away from his responsibilities at the pub as he share with her the lore of the land. Roberts, a storytelling wizard, is at her best here, creating a fantastic setting for the continuing romantic tales of the Gallaghers. (Nov.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved"
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Additional Information
Series Gallaghers of Ardmore Trilogy
#1 - Jewels of the sun
#2 - Tears of the moon
#3 - Heart of the sea
Subjects Americans Travel Ireland Fiction
Romance
Fiction
Electronic books.
Love stories.
Publisher New York :Penguin Publishing Group1999
1999
Contributors OverDrive, Inc.
Language English
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Format: Kindle Book
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ISBN 9780786507719
9781101146057
0786507713
1101146052
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