inherited a cottage and a pub in Ireland. Apparently, she
owns more bits and pieces of land around the cottage than
she was aware of. When she came to Ireland, she was presented
with all kinds of legal papers that she just signed without
paying attention to them. Thus, she had no idea that she had
more land and that it might even have an assortment of ring
forts, which were made by fairies.
An archaeology student asks permission to search the land,
and Maura agrees. Ciara, the student has two other students
come along with radar equipment and a drone to aid in the
search. Darragh, one of the male students, disappears, and
a search ensues. Darragh hasn’t been found yet when
Maura and her very close friend Mick discover a skeleton.
It’s just bones and can’t be Darragh, so who is
Meanwhile, Maura’s mother is back in Ireland with her
young daughter, Susan. Helen, the mother abandoned Maura when
she was young but wants a relationship now. Susan appears
resentful at first but settles in to help with the kitchen
renovations at Sullivan’s Pub
I’ve enjoyed the other books in this series very much.
This one didn’t strike the right chord with me, and
I am rather disappointed in it. The pace was slow, and there
was a lot of needless repetition, and I never felt engaged
with the story or the characters.
I sincerely hope that this book is a one-off and that the
series will get back on track if there is another one in the
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