Official Review: House of Eire by June Gillam

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Re: Featured Official Review: House of Eire by June Gillam

Post by VernaVi » 14 Jun 2019, 17:26

It sounds like this story will really resonate with people who have roots in Ireland. I enjoyed your review, this sounds like a great book! Thanks!

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Post by Amina Yusuf » 16 Jun 2019, 01:45

Official Review: House of Eire by June Gillam

I will love to know the dark secrets mentioned in the book and how Hillary get to cope her husband, child and friend all caught up in the intrigue. I really enjoyed reading the review. Though this is the third book, the review sounds encouraging for those of us who have not read the previous books in the series. Thanks Cecilia for the detailed review

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Post by Pamup52 » 17 Jun 2019, 17:49

This book sounds right up my ally. I love mysteries , and old family secrets. Sound juicy.

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Post by Kyoks » 18 Jun 2019, 15:04

:techie-studyinggray: It seems an interesting book to read.
I love to get a copy for myself and read it till the end of it all because of the incredible and wonderful review.

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Post by Mblanchard » 23 Jun 2019, 00:29

I like the idea that, even though it is the third in a series. House of Eire can still be read alone and at the end it gives hint of a sequel for this book.

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Post by WardahEbrahim » 24 Jun 2019, 07:57

This seems interesting, but I like a book that shows a little heartbreak and conflict. Might read it next. Happy to hear it stand alone, because it's not the type of series I would typically read.

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Post by janelwhite » 17 Jul 2019, 13:29

I love the cover of this book. The plot sounds intriguing. Dark family secrets are always interesting. I would feel as though I would need to start with the first book though. Thank you for that review!

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Post by Marapc » 13 Aug 2019, 23:14

Great review, you achieved to catch my attention. I’ll be reading this book soon
Thanks!

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Post by jasmine-louise » 15 Aug 2019, 04:08

Thanks for the review, I have not heard of these books before, I will have to check them out.

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Post by gali » 20 Aug 2019, 06:24

A mystery that takes place in Ireland and revolves around secrets, greedy developer, and murder sounds just the book for me. Well-developed characters, realistic portrayal, and steady pace add to the appeal. That it was well-edited is another plus. I usually like to read series in order, but since the book stands on its own, and free to boot, I will add it to my reading list. Thank you for the review!
In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you." (Mortimer J. Adler)

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Post by Cecilia_L » 20 Aug 2019, 06:30

gali wrote:
20 Aug 2019, 06:24
A mystery that takes place in Ireland and revolves around secrets, greedy developer, and murder sounds just the book for me. Well-developed characters, realistic portrayal, and steady pace add to the appeal. That it was well-edited is another plus. I usually like to read series in order, but since the book stands on its own, and free to boot, I will add it to my reading list. Thank you for the review!
Thanks for your comment.

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Post by Stephanie Elizabeth » 20 Aug 2019, 06:42

This sounds like my kind of book; one that boasts well-developed characters and has the suspense of a thriller. I wonder what dark secrets the book will uncover. Although it is part of a series, I am glad that book is able to be read without having read the others. Thanks for the great review!

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Post by Ferdinand_otieno » 20 Aug 2019, 06:51

This is an amazing mystery thriller full of family secrets, new adventures, and memorable and relatable characters. I enjoyed the steady but thrilling pace the book had and I fully agree with the 4-stars rating. This was an amazing review that highlighted the best the book has.

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Post by Florence Nalianya » 20 Aug 2019, 07:06

Very interesting review you put together.The book seems to have an interesting twist and many characters that calls for concentration .Co ngratulations.

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Post by LyorBoone » 20 Aug 2019, 07:13

Nice, a child character done right is often like Snoopy in a Charley Brown story. They can easily steal the show when they get the spotlight. The Ant-man movie series is a great example of that, and I found it sad to find out that she had grown up by the end of Avengers: End Game. Then you noted that this is the third book of a series. It sounds like it is a series going strong, by the sound of your review.

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