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The author lives outside Baltimore, Maryland with her British husband, Russell, and their Goldendoodle, Winston. Her love for Ireland and all things Irish inspires her writing and you'll usually find an Irish Wolfhound or two making their appearance in her mysteries.
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Ghosts of Tara
An Irish Mystery
by Frances Powell

Overview


She always knew they were there, hiding under her bed or in the closet, peering out from the shadows…always there…always lurking. They never spoke and she never saw them, but she always felt their presence. There are things which can only be seen and heard by those willing to look and listen. Lucy Burke was one of those people with this rare gift. But was it really a gift or a dangerous liability? With her parent's marriage breaking down, fifteen year old Lucy Burke is sent to Ireland to stay with the grandmother she has never met. Very soon after her arrival to the ancestral home of the Lacy's her "gift" takes a dramatic turn as the restless spirit of her great-great grandmother reaches out to her for help.
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Description


She always knew they were there, hiding under her bed or in the closet, peering out from the shadows…always there…always lurking. They never spoke and she never saw them, but she always felt their presence. There are things which can only be seen and heard by those willing to look and listen. Lucy Burke was one of those people with this rare gift. But was it really a gift or a dangerous liability? With her parent's marriage breaking down, fifteen year old Lucy Burke is sent to Ireland to stay with the grandmother she has never met. Very soon after her arrival to the ancestral home of the Lacy's her "gift" takes a dramatic turn as the restless spirit of her great-great grandmother reaches out to her for help. Follow Lucy's journey from her home in America to Ireland as she attempts to solve the mystery surrounding the strange disappearance of her great-great grandmother and put the spirits of Tara to rest. All of this while trying to navigate being a teenager, dealing with her parents looming divorce, and her first romance. Long hidden family secrets will be revealed as the very existence of Tara and it's inhabitants are threatened.
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Overview


She always knew they were there, hiding under her bed or in the closet, peering out from the shadows…always there…always lurking. They never spoke and she never saw them, but she always felt their presence. There are things which can only be seen and heard by those willing to look and listen. Lucy Burke was one of those people with this rare gift. But was it really a gift or a dangerous liability? With her parent's marriage breaking down, fifteen year old Lucy Burke is sent to Ireland to stay with the grandmother she has never met. Very soon after her arrival to the ancestral home of the Lacy's her "gift" takes a dramatic turn as the restless spirit of her great-great grandmother reaches out to her for help.

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Description


She always knew they were there, hiding under her bed or in the closet, peering out from the shadows…always there…always lurking. They never spoke and she never saw them, but she always felt their presence. There are things which can only be seen and heard by those willing to look and listen. Lucy Burke was one of those people with this rare gift. But was it really a gift or a dangerous liability? With her parent's marriage breaking down, fifteen year old Lucy Burke is sent to Ireland to stay with the grandmother she has never met. Very soon after her arrival to the ancestral home of the Lacy's her "gift" takes a dramatic turn as the restless spirit of her great-great grandmother reaches out to her for help. Follow Lucy's journey from her home in America to Ireland as she attempts to solve the mystery surrounding the strange disappearance of her great-great grandmother and put the spirits of Tara to rest. All of this while trying to navigate being a teenager, dealing with her parents looming divorce, and her first romance. Long hidden family secrets will be revealed as the very existence of Tara and it's inhabitants are threatened.

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Book details

Genre:FICTION

Subgenre:Ghost

Language:English

Pages:158

Format:Paperback

Paperback ISBN:9781543953206


Overview


She always knew they were there, hiding under her bed or in the closet, peering out from the shadows…always there…always lurking. They never spoke and she never saw them, but she always felt their presence. There are things which can only be seen and heard by those willing to look and listen. Lucy Burke was one of those people with this rare gift. But was it really a gift or a dangerous liability? With her parent's marriage breaking down, fifteen year old Lucy Burke is sent to Ireland to stay with the grandmother she has never met. Very soon after her arrival to the ancestral home of the Lacy's her "gift" takes a dramatic turn as the restless spirit of her great-great grandmother reaches out to her for help.

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Description


She always knew they were there, hiding under her bed or in the closet, peering out from the shadows…always there…always lurking. They never spoke and she never saw them, but she always felt their presence. There are things which can only be seen and heard by those willing to look and listen. Lucy Burke was one of those people with this rare gift. But was it really a gift or a dangerous liability? With her parent's marriage breaking down, fifteen year old Lucy Burke is sent to Ireland to stay with the grandmother she has never met. Very soon after her arrival to the ancestral home of the Lacy's her "gift" takes a dramatic turn as the restless spirit of her great-great grandmother reaches out to her for help. Follow Lucy's journey from her home in America to Ireland as she attempts to solve the mystery surrounding the strange disappearance of her great-great grandmother and put the spirits of Tara to rest. All of this while trying to navigate being a teenager, dealing with her parents looming divorce, and her first romance. Long hidden family secrets will be revealed as the very existence of Tara and it's inhabitants are threatened.

Read more

About the author


The author lives outside Baltimore, Maryland with her British husband, Russell, and their Goldendoodle, Winston. Her love for Ireland and all things Irish inspires her writing and you'll usually find an Irish Wolfhound or two making their appearance in her mysteries.

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