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A Reader's Opinion: BROTHERLY LOVE by Lorna Peel



A wonderful historical tale of romance in 19th-century Ireland. BROTHERLY LOVE follows the story of Caitriona Brady and Michael Warner, but the book is about much more than that. I love reading books set in Ireland but I didn't know anything about the history of 1835, so I found it really interesting. The dialogue and the characters could have used a little polishing, but even so, my enjoyment of the story kept me reading. I liked both Caitriona and Michael, and the romance in the story is well done, but I really was interested in the history. I thought the author did a good job mixing the history into the story so it didn't overpower—it enhanced. This is one of those books where I feel like I'd be giving too much away if went into detail.

This is a good book worth reading, and is sure to be loved by readers who enjoy interesting history with their historical romance.

Star Rating: 4 Stars | Content Rating: 5 Hearts | Reviewed by: Kaylie Morgan


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Ireland, 1835. Faction fighting has left the parish of Doon divided between the followers of the Bradys and the Donnellans. Caitriona Brady is the widow of John, the Brady champion, killed two years ago. Matched with John aged eighteen, Caitriona didn’t love him and can’t mourn him. Now John’s mother is dead, too, and Caitriona is free to marry again. Michael Warner is handsome, loves her, and he hasn’t allied himself with either faction. But what secret is he keeping from her? Is he too good to be true?

Genre: Historical Romance

Publication Date: February 1, 2017

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