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A gorgeous 1960s saga from a rising star of the genre It's the start of the 1960s, and the world is changing. But for one woman, it seems things have changed too much already. From the bright-eyed girl growing up in a small Irish village, to the confident young woman running a fine English hotel, Tara's life seems to have changed beyond recognition. On the way, she's met l ...more
Paperback, 424 pages
Published January 1st 2007 by Poolbeg Press
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I enjoyed the series but for the other characters. I couldn't take to Tara Flynn as a woman as I found her uppity and difficult whilst always judge mental of everyone. The grudges she holds and how rude she is started to really grate on my nerves. It was relatively easy to predict where it was all going to end up but I'm glad I read the books. Tara could have been made to be somewhat more realistic though.
I seem to be on a run of reading novels by Irish authors and again have vague memories of reading an earlier book by the author set in 1960's Ireland. My response is rather mediocre - it was OK and I was keen to read on to find how the rather predictable outcome emerged. But I could not be bothered particularly with Tara, until almost the end when she drops her antagonism to Frank and shows her softer side. The change in Gerry in despising Tara's friends came out of the blue and was not sufficie ...more