What would you sacrifice for your children? Ballymor, Ireland, 1847As famine grips the country Kitty McCarthy is left widowed and alone. Fighting to keep her two remaining children alive against all odds, Kitty must decide how far she will go to save her family.Present dayArriving in Ballymor, Maria is researching her ancestor, Victorian artist Michael McCarthy – and his beloved mother, the mysterious Kitty who disappeared without a trace.Running from her future, it’s not only answers about the past that Maria hopes to find in Ireland. As her search brings her closer to the truth about Kitty’s fate, Maria must make the biggest decision of her life.
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About the Author
Kathleen McGurl lives near the sea in Bournemouth, with her husband, sons and cats. She began her writing career creating short stories, then she got side-tracked onto family history research. She has always been fascinated by the past, the ways in which the past can influence the present, and enjoys exploring these links in her novels. You can find out more at her website, http://kathleenmcgurl.com/, or follow her on Twitter @KathMcGurl
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I really enjoyed this book . The intertwined stories were well done.
My ancestors came from Ireland around that time. I coild not put this book down. It gave me such insight much as Angelas Ashes. I hope to read more from this author!