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The Woman of the House

Mossgrove, Book 1
Narrated by: Aoife McMahon
Series: Mossgrove Book Series, Book 1
Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
Categories: Fiction, Sagas
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Summary

An enchanting and nostalgic tale of Ireland in the 1950s by Ireland’s favourite writer, Alice Taylor. 

The Phelans have owned Mossgrove for generations. The small, rural Irish farm has been the pride of them all until Ned's wife, Martha, arrives and begins to undermine generations of hard work and happiness. She resents the deep history of the place and sets about making it her own, shutting out what is left of Ned's family. She is particularly jealous of Ned's sister, Kate, a local nurse and doting aunt to Martha's children. 

When Ned dies suddenly, Martha puts Mossgrove up for sale in hopes that it will be bought by the neighbouring Conways, who have long coveted the Phelan farm. What she does not realise are the lengths to which Kate and the hired hand Jack will go to keep the land in the family.... 

©1997 Alice Taylor (P)2019 Bolinda Publishing

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Loved this Book

The fantastic narration of this lovely book makes the experience so enjoyable , it’s atmospheric and wonderful description will allow you to Day dream and be there, so looking forward to the next book

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Enjoyed this story so typical of family and the struggle over land. It was well thought out and you were waiting on tenterhooks for the ending.

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The woman of the house

Thoroughly enjoyed the introduction to this trilogy. The narration draws you in and is so well done that you feel you get to know the characters and there places within the family. Will look forward to listen in to the second book.