Born in Fire

Born in Fire

Large Print - 1995
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First in a stunning trilogy featuring the Concannon sisters of County Clare, Ireland. Maggie, the sister who marches to her own tune, is a gifted glassblower who hides the wounds of her troubled past by perfecting her craft. When she is discovered by a Dublin gallery owner, Maggie finds in him much more than a devoted patron. Unabridged. 8 CDs.
Publisher: Thorndike, Me. : Thorndike Press ; Bath, Avon, England : Chivers, 1995, c1994
Edition: Large print ed
ISBN: 9780786203734
0786203730
Branch Call Number: Fiction
Characteristics: 485 p. (large print) ; 22 cm

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Bearwomyn
Feb 17, 2014

ah Nora. A super fun chic book for an Irish woman of art to read! Book 1 of the trilogy. I love a quick girlie read from time to time...the unrealistic but tickle your heart love story that races like the pulse of a newly found lover. I particularly enjoyed the description of the land of my blood. Well met. And I further savored the language of the glass blowers passion. I will finish the trilogy on these cold and rainy, very Cork-like, evenings.

MelBooks Aug 22, 2012

Interested me enough to read the second and wait for the third.

d3ilien Jul 08, 2012

I thought it was good, but I preferred the next two books more. So, to anyone who felt the same, keep reading!

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SuzanneSH
Jul 19, 2010

Enjoyed the great storyline, in the tradition of Nora Roberts. I thought the main character was a little "rough around the edges" but that was part of the charm, I guess.

I listened to the audiobook. The Irish brogue was at times difficult to understand for my French ear.

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d3ilien Jul 20, 2012

Attempting to hide from her past, reclusive glassmaker Maggie Concannon devotes her life to her art, until gallery owner Rogan Sweeney recognizes her talent and offers to help her build a lucrative career. [from NoveList Plus]

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