Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Review: Luck of the Irish by Mallary Mitchell

Luck of the Irish by Mallary Mitchell

Publisher: The Wild Rose Press
Genre: Historical Romance

Heat Rating: 1



Sergeant Ian O'Reilly must find his brother, captured by Confederate forces, but he needs a little luck. Ian's company occupies New Bern, North Carolina, but New Bern holds many treasured memories including those of the lovely southern belle, Olivia Coltrane who stole his heart.

Olivia Coltrane doesn't think about the war. Her parents' deaths has forced her to work as a nurse to support herself and her daughter. When a group of soldier come under her care, she is devastated to find Ian among the wounded. Can their love be rekindled, or does this Yankee have a hidden agenda?

Clare's Review

This short read by Mallary Mitchell is wonderful. It throws you into the heart of a hospital treating wounded soldiers during the US civil war. Sent on a mission to find out what happened to missing men, Ian wakes to find himself in the heart of enemy territory. He thinks he's dreaming when he hears Olivia...the woman he left with relatives after an attack on her home. Thrown onto the streets by her only living relatives, Olivia works in the church turned hospital, caring for the injured soliders of the war which took her family, the only man she ever loved. Working to support the child the attack left her with, she doesn't want to care for the prisoners. Until she realises who one of them is. A battle on two fronts is waged, one for her heart and the other for the lives of the Yankee soldiers.

A gripping read with a thrilling climax, this book is a page turner.

4 Tea Cups!

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