Another group of Cafe and Bookstore authors today with recent reviews. Frank Parker, Gigi Sedlmayer, Andrew Joyce and I have taken the liberty of including one of my recent reviews for What’s in a Name. Hope you will head over to check them out.
Welcome to the Friday edition of the Cafe and Bookstore Update. The first author who has been enjoying recent reviews is Frank Parker for the historical novel Strongbow’s Wife.
About the book
Do you have Irish ancestry? How much do you know about the act of treachery that gave rise to the centuries long conflict between Ireland and the English?
A century after the Norman conquest of England, the men entrusted with suppressing the Welsh were invited to bring peace to Ireland. The result was the opposite: the commencement of a tumultuous period in the relationship between England, Wales and Ireland that began 800 years of subjugation of the Irish by the English.
Little is recorded about the life of the woman who married Strongbow in return for the latter’s assistance in her father’s quest to regain the kingship of Leinster. The activities of Strongbow, and the other Cambro-Normans who…
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