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This book has received a Discovering Diamonds Review Helen Hollickfounder DDRevs Great characters, solid writing credits and a very enjoyable book. Can Caitriona And Michael S Love Survive When It Is Opposed By The Warring Families In Their Small Irish Village Ireland, Faction Fighting Has Left The Parish Of Doon Divided Between The Followers Of The Bradys And The Donnellans Caitriona Brady Is The Widow Of John, The Brady Champion, Killed Two Years Ago Matched With John Aged Eighteen, Caitriona Didn T Love Him And Can T Mourn Him Now John S Mother Is Dead, Too, And Caitriona Is Free To Marry AgainMichael Warner Is Handsome, Loves Her, And He Hasn T Allied Himself With Either Faction But What Secret Is He Keeping From Her Is He Too Good To Be True Even though I am Irish I d never heard of Faction Fighting so I learned a lot from this novel I found Brotherly love an enjoyable read with mystery and suspense intertwined with the history and romance Recommended. I had heard of faction fighting but I didn t know what was involved so as well as the romance between Caitriona and Michael I enjoyed how the author incorporated the history, folklore and customs of early 19th century Ireland into this fascinating novel If you want to know what country life was really like in pre Famine Ireland then read Brotherly Love. 4.5 Stars which does not show so am making it 5 I really enjoyed this book about rural Ireland and Lorna Peel s historical facts were excellent I am not a romance reader although have made exceptions for historical romances, and am glad I did for this one.I said this while reading an amazing read I am of Irish descent and know about this period but not faction fighting etc and the book blog indicated Ireland, 1835 Faction fighting has left the parish of Doon divided between the followers of the Bradys and the Donnellans Caitriona Brady is the widow of John, the Brady champion, killed two years ago Matched with John aged eighteen, Caitriona didn t love him and can t mourn him Now John s mother is dead, too, and Caitriona is free to marry again.Michael Warner is handsome, loves her, and he hasn t allied himself with either faction But what secret is he keeping from her Is he too good to be true Some of my ancestors in Tipperary were said to have been part of the 18th century Whiteboys , a retaliatory movement by the rural poor against an oppressive class structure However my own immigrant ancestor from that area was in the British Army and in a local Barracks charged with keeping the peace The Ribbonmen in Peel s tale is the 19th century version and the Constabulary who invaded were maybe similar to some of the local barracks charged with peacekeeping.I was thrilled to read this book and will hope there will be a sequel The characters could use a bit development, same for dialogue, but it was well done overall. I ve enjoyed Lorna Peel s books in the past, and Brotherly Love is no exception It takes an interesting true topic which I ve never read about before and weaves it skilfully into a fictional romance story I found it a very easy and intriguing read, which kept me guessing and turning the pages Definitely a book I d recommend to historical romance fans. Love Among Warring Families in a Small Irish VillageSet in Ireland in 1835, this is the story of Caitriona Brady, a widow of two years, who carries a torch for Michael Warner, brother of the local priest Michael also wants her and soon, they acknowledge their love However, not all in the village agree Caitriona s husband was the best fighter among the Bradys who battle the Donnellans at regular intervals, typically after a religious event Caitriona and Michael have declared their neutrality but no one seems to be listening.The well written story brings to light Ireland s past when Faction Fighting occurred and Ribbonmen held sway I look up the term Ribbonmen they were Irish Catholics who worked to prevent landlords from evicting their tenants the name came from the green ribbon they wore as a badge but the author has since added a Note explaining both Ribbonmen and Faction Fighting As if the villagers poverty was not enough of a challenge, they took out their hatred on each other, making their lives even miserable, Caitriona and Michael s among them Even Michael s brother, the priest, opposes their love.I admired Caitriona, first for her patience in enduring a loveless marriage and an unworthy mother in law, and then in trying to hold onto love when everyone seemed bent on tearing her and Michael apart Michael is a noble hero but his failure to disclose his troubled past did not help.If you want a slice of Ireland s troubled past, this fast paced tale is a good read I recommend it. This book has received a Discovering Diamonds Review Helen Hollickfounder DDRevs Great characters, solid writing credits and a very enjoyable book. Can Caitriona And Michael S Love Survive When It Is Opposed By The Warring Families In Their Small Irish Village Ireland, Faction Fighting Has Left The Parish Of Doon Divided Between The Followers Of The Bradys And The Donnellans Caitriona Brady Is The Widow Of John, The Brady Champion, Killed Two Years Ago Matched With John Aged Eighteen, Caitriona Didn T Love Him And Can T Mourn Him Now John S Mother Is Dead, Too, And Caitriona Is Free To Marry AgainMichael Warner Is Handsome, Loves Her, And He Hasn T Allied Himself With Either Faction But What Secret Is He Keeping From Her Is He Too Good To Be True Even though I am Irish I d never heard of Faction Fighting so I learned a lot from this novel I found Brotherly love an enjoyable read with mystery and suspense intertwined with the history and romance Recommended. I had heard of faction fighting but I didn t know what was involved so as well as the romance between Caitriona and Michael I enjoyed how the author incorporated the history, folklore and customs of early 19th century Ireland into this fascinating novel If you want to know what country life was really like in pre Famine Ireland then read Brotherly Love. 4.5 Stars which does not show so am making it 5 I really enjoyed this book about rural Ireland and Lorna Peel s historical facts were excellent I am not a romance reader although have made exceptions for historical romances, and am glad I did for this one.I said this while reading an amazing read I am of Irish descent and know about this period but not faction fighting etc and the book blog indicated Ireland, 1835 Faction fighting has left the parish of Doon divided between the followers of the Bradys and the Donnellans Caitriona Brady is the widow of John, the Brady champion, killed two years ago Matched with John aged eighteen, Caitriona didn t love him and can t mourn him Now John s mother is dead, too, and Caitriona is free to marry again.Michael Warner is handsome, loves her, and he hasn t allied himself with either faction But what secret is he keeping from her Is he too good to be true Some of my ancestors in Tipperary were said to have been part of the 18th century Whiteboys , a retaliatory movement by the rural poor against an oppressive class structure However my own immigrant ancestor from that area was in the British Army and in a local Barracks charged with keeping the peace The Ribbonmen in Peel s tale is the 19th century version and the Constabulary who invaded were maybe similar to some of the local barracks charged with peacekeeping.I was thrilled to read this book and will hope there will be a sequel The characters could use a bit development, same for dialogue, but it was well done overall. I ve enjoyed Lorna Peel s books in the past, and Brotherly Love is no exception It takes an interesting true topic which I ve never read about before and weaves it skilfully into a fictional romance story I found it a very easy and intriguing read, which kept me guessing and turning the pages Definitely a book I d recommend to historical romance fans. Love Among Warring Families in a Small Irish VillageSet in Ireland in 1835, this is the story of Caitriona Brady, a widow of two years, who carries a torch for Michael Warner, brother of the local priest Michael also wants her and soon, they acknowledge their love However, not all in the village agree Caitriona s husband was the best fighter among the Bradys who battle the Donnellans at regular intervals, typically after a religious event Caitriona and Michael have declared their neutrality but no one seems to be listening.The well written story brings to light Ireland s past when Faction Fighting occurred and Ribbonmen held sway I look up the term Ribbonmen they were Irish Catholics who worked to prevent landlords from evicting their tenants the name came from the green ribbon they wore as a badge but the author has since added a Note explaining both Ribbonmen and Faction Fighting As if the villagers poverty was not enough of a challenge, they took out their hatred on each other, making their lives even miserable, Caitriona and Michael s among them Even Michael s brother, the priest, opposes their love.I admired Caitriona, first for her patience in enduring a loveless marriage and an unworthy mother in law, and then in trying to hold onto love when everyone seemed bent on tearing her and Michael apart Michael is a noble hero but his failure to disclose his troubled past did not help.If you want a slice of Ireland s troubled past, this fast paced tale is a good read I recommend it.

  • Kindle Edition
  • 174 pages
  • Brotherly Love
  • Lorna Peel
  • English
  • 02 December 2019

About the Author: Lorna Peel

Lorna Peel is an author of historical fiction and mystery romance novels set in Ireland and the UK Lorna was born in England, grew up in North Wales and now lives in rural Ireland A SCARLET WOMAN, A SUITABLE WIFE and A DISCARDED SON books one to three in The Fitzgeralds of Dublin series set in Victorian Ireland are out now on Kindle, in paperback and on Kindle Unlimited A FORLORN HOPE