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The Delaney Woman

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Kellie Bennett returns to Ireland after a car accident in which her husband and child are killed. But British Special Forces reveal that the crash was no accident. Kellie begins an undercover life of lies and deceit, where the line between what's real and what's not quickly begins to blur.
Paperback, 379 pages
Published June 1st 2003 by Mira Books
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Anne OK
Dec 30, 2013 Anne OK rated it it was amazing
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Read several years ago but just getting it posted to Goodreads. Transferring all my book-related info from spiral notebooks to Goodreads.

Jeanette Baker has written some beautiful and captivating Irish-centered stories that I've enjoyed very much for years now. "The Delaney Woman" is among my favorites.
Maryann
Nov 17, 2015 Maryann rated it it was ok
I think I feel like I don't have enough background on the Troubles to really appreciate this book.
Jina Howell-Forbes
This was an interesting story of Northern Ireland conflicts as well as a love story. I enjoyed the story, but I did not think that it was Jeanette Baker's best work, and I am a very strong fan of her books.

The problem for me with this book was that all of the characters were a little too flawed. All of the adults used very poor judgment at times, which made them hard to like most of the time. There were also too many occurrences that seemed implausible. Also the ending seemed very rushed, with i
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Dawn Wells
Mar 16, 2013 Dawn Wells rated it liked it
If you are Irish or enjoy books about Ireland you will enjoy this book. Its a irish mystery with love, intrigue and suspense. Kellie Delaney goes looking for the person who is responsible for the death of her twin brother. Yet, the man she meets Tom Whelan is nothing like what she expects. I won't ruin it for you. It's a really good read.
Lisa Currier
Aug 11, 2016 Lisa Currier rated it really liked it
I enjoy this author. This book was set in Ireland, and she gave alot of history into the conflicts, and rituals of Ireland: a pot of tea can solve anything :-)
The characters were well written, at times the plot was a little overdone. But a good story.
Wendy
Mar 10, 2015 Wendy rated it liked it
This was a good story about a young woman who loses her brother and nephew in the political/religious battles in Ireland. She goes on a search to find out how and why and finds love along the way. I enjoyed the story and learned some things too.
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