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The Brightest Flame in Ballymuir

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"Dorien Kelly delivers stories with sparkle and charm." Janet EvanovichWinner of the Bookseller's Best Award, Aspen Gold Award, and the Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence!When Irish artist Vi Kilbride travels from her village of Ballymuir to prepare her beloved late grandmother's cottage in Duncarraig for sale, more than memories of the summers she'd spent growing up there await her. Long-ago love Liam Rafferty is back in town. Vi, who has kept her heart to herself since having it broken by Liam, finds herself drawn to him all over again. Time has spun back to that passionate summer when they'd first loved for Liam, too. But Vi and Liam are soon at odds. Liam has begun a search for Rafferty's Gold, a legendary treasure allegedly hidden by one of Vi's ancestors after her heart had been broken by a faithless Rafferty. Liam, with his high-tech search equipment, might think the ancient gold is his to do with as he pleases. But Vi, with only her often stubborn second sight and her grandmother's journals to aid her, knows the gold belongs in a museum. Will these two passionate treasure-seekers find a legendary love to go with the gold, or is their past too strong to conquer?This is a full-length novel of approximately 94,000 words. It was print published in 2005 as Hot Whispers of an Irishman. This updated, preferred e-book edition is the third novel in the Ballymuir series. The first two novels, The Last Bride in Ballymuir and The Boldest Man in Ballymuir, are also available as e-books.

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Awesome book

I have read all three Ballymuir books and loved each one.

Love in Ireland

We returned from our first trip to Ireland last month. I read all 3 of the books in this series and liked each one better than the the one before it. I liked reading about the characters in each and viewing them from a different perspective in each book. I felt like I was still in Ireland. Very satisfied.

The Brightest Flame in Ballymuir
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  • $3.99
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Contemporary
  • Published: Sep 12, 2012
  • Publisher: Dorien Kelly
  • Seller: Smashwords, Inc.
  • Print Length: 394 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: This book can only be viewed on an iOS device with Apple Books on iOS 12 or later, iBooks 1.3.1 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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