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Blood Roses

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Six years after witnessing her husband's murder--killed for defending IRA members in court--Kate Nolan believes she can make a difference in Northern Ireland's politics. But British investigator Neil Anderson reveals to Kate that her husband was not the man she thought. (August)
Paperback, 384 pages
Published August 1st 2002 by Harlequin Books
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Massimo Foglio
Feb 01, 2013 Massimo Foglio rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
La storia non granch originale. Sviluppo prevedibile con finale abbastanza scontato. Eppure questolibro mi piaciuto moltissimo. Mi ha tenuto vivo l'interesse per tutte le circa 300 pagine,e mi ha offerto diversi spunti di riflessione.
Pi della storia in s, ho apprezzato l'ambientazione, la descrizione, attraverso dialoghi e pensieri dei protagonisti, del clima agghiacciante che ha percorso l'Ulster negli anni caldi di fine millennio e di come ancor oggi, sebnene le cose siano migliorate con i pr
Jun 20, 2011 Marti rated it liked it
This book takes place in Ireland, and has tensions dealing with british and irish, Catholic and Protestant, the IRA, and the people trying to keep the peace. Kate Nolan was widowed six years ago. She has a son and daughter in their teens, and an interesting job. She finds out that her husband's murder came close to home, and that her son is using cocaine. An interesting Welsh detective wants to woo her. How can she cope with all these problems? Interesting, though the character of Kate is ...more
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Aug 01, 2011 Lisa Currier rated it really liked it
Very interesting read. Good perspective on life in Ireland, the conflict between Catholic & Protestant. The main character, Kate, is an educated woman making hard discoveries about her deceased husband, while dealing with her kids, who witnessed his murder. Not your typical romance novel .
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