Young teens Molly and Theresa set out to discover the origins of a mysterious Irish Claddagh ring, but they unearth a story that is far stranger and infinitely more touching than anything they could have ever imagined.
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“Don’t trust anyone…” So whispers Robin’s mother just moments before she dies.
Uprooted from all she’s ever known, 17-year-old Robin Finley is sent to her mother’s old hometown to live with an uncle she’s never met. The town is small, but it shelters big secrets. Robin encounters two mysterious young men, a tragic mansion, and disturbing questions about the past.
Under a Changing Moon
by Margot Benary-Isbert
Originally published in 1964
Republished in 1998 by Bethlehem Books
In Name Only
by Ellen Gable
Published in 2009 by Full Quiver Publishing
In Name Onlyis a powerful Catholic historical romance set in1876 Philadelphia. Follow nineteen-year-old Caroline Martin through the course of several years during which she faces challenges and heartaches . . . Read the full review here (you may need to scroll down to find it.)
In this sequel to In Name Only, A Subtle Grace continues the story of the wealthy and unconventional O’Donovan Family as they approach the dawn of a new century in 1896, Philadelphia. At 19, Kathleen (oldest daughter) is unmarried with no prospects. Fearing the lonely fate of an old maid, her impatience leads to an infatuation with the first man who shows interest. A disturbing turn of events brings a dark shadow that threatens the life-long happiness she desires.
by Laura Pearl
Published in 2012 by Bezalel Books
At the age of thirteen, Grace Kelly (who has been saddled with the name of a world-renowned beauty, but is far from one herself ) is inspired by an offhand comment from her father to become a saint. Read our review here.
Trianon: A Novel of Royal France
by Elena Maria Vidal
Published in 2000 by Neumann Press
Trianon: A Novel of Royal France is an historical novel, a love story, and so much more. This is the story of the martyred King Louis XVI and his Queen, Antoinette, who can only be fully understood in light of the Catholic beliefs to which they held fast.