First Line Friday: Flight of the Earls

First Line Friday: Flight of the Earls

“He’s gone. I can’t see him anymore.” The boy flashed an expression of glee.

 

It’s 1846 in Ireland. When her family’s small farm is struck by famine, Clare Hanley and her younger brother, Seamus, set out across the ocean to the Promised Land of America.

Five years prior, Clare’s older sister Margaret and her Uncle Tomas emigrated in similar fashion and were not to be heard from again. But Clare must face her fears as she lands in the coming-of-age city of New York. There she discovers love, adventure, tragedy, and a terrible secret which threatens to destroy her family and all she believes.

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1 Comment

  • joyofreadingweb October 14, 2019 at 9:59 am

    This sounds like quite the page-turning adventure story! My TBR is growing again 😉

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