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Publisher's Summary

Alice Taylor’s gripping sequel to The Woman of the House, a story of land, love and family set in rural Ireland.  

At Mossgrove, the Phelan family farm, longtime hired hand Jack plays peacemaker as widow Martha Phelan battles her young son, Peter, who wants to modernise the farm. Tensions on the home front are bitter enough, but at the Conway farm across the river, more trouble is brewing. Slovenly Matt Conway feels trapped and abuses his wife, Biddy. Spurred on by a misguided belief that the Phelans got the best of him in a loan to buy land, he keeps vigil at a fence post plotting revenge.... 

©2000 Alice Taylor (P)2019 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd

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  • 07-02-2019

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Love this series and it's beautiful Irish deliver y!!! Looking forward to the third book.

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  • 11-02-2019

Across the River

So well read. Another engrossing story about Mossgrove and life in a rural Irish community. I have pre ordered the next book in the series.



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