Wednesday, August 3

Book Review: Wild Irish Roots by Tricia O'Malley

Author: Tricia O'Malley
Title: Wild Irish Roots (Mystic Cove 0.5)
Genre: Paranormal Romance, Fantasy, & Short Story
Pages: Ebook
First Published: September 12th 2014 
Where I Got It: My shelf (Amazon)

Margaret O’Brien’s life is about to change. 

Growing up in the small town of Grace’s Cove, Margaret never knew that she was different. She didn’t understand why people were unnerved by her ability to see what others could not. When her mother explains that she is special, gifted, her world shifts forever. Desperately wanting to be normal, Margaret is determined to seal that part of herself away. It seems as though she might succeed – until Sean Burke steps into her life. 

Sean is an apprentice on a fishing boat and is pursuing his dream of running his own fishing business. Tales of the fish pulled from the rumored-to-be-enchanted cove are legendary across Ireland, and Sean is determined to learn its secrets. What he doesn't expect is to be blindsided by his love for Margaret. 

Helpless to stop loving Sean, but unable to confess to her shameful secret, Margaret must face the truth about herself – or run away from it forever. 

This is a quick short story that shares the brief love story between Margaret and Sean (Keelin’s parents). If you read book one or read the summary, you know that it did not end well, because Margaret runs away to America to start a new life with her baby. It was nice to see what had happened to cause the two to split and how Margaret ended up in the States.

Stupid Sean.

Poor Margaret. I felt super bad for her, because Sean was an asshat. Yes, I get WHY he got freaked out, but still. Like WHAT THE HECK MAN!? I would have done the same thing as Margaret. However, she makes me mad in Book one. Not cool to do that to your kid…secrets are not cool and keeping her away from her granny? BUT I get why she wanted away from all that. I’m not sure how I would handle everything myself.

This was short and a part of me is still rooting for Margaret and Sean to get back together even though it’s been 20+ years and its damn near impossible I feel.

If you like the series, then I think this is an important read to get the background story. It was good and quick. Out of five stars, I stamp this with 4.


Blodeuedd said...

First week back at work, blerhjg

Anachronist said...

Paranormal romance - not a good genre for me.

Carole Rae said...

B, *waves* work sucks.

Ana, this was super romancy, but the next in the series isn't so much. :)