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A Good Confession

A Good Confession

Author(s): Bridget Whelan

Location(s): Ireland, London

Genre(s): Fiction, Romance

Era(s): Mid 20th Century



This is a captivating debut novel about forbidden love…Cathleen Brogan is a young widow, struggling to bring up her family in 1960s orth London. Times are tough for the Irish immigrants who live there, their hardships comforted by the presence of their local Catholic priest, Father Jerry Brogan, Cathleen’s cousin-in-law.Over time it becomes clear that Cathleen feels more for Father Jerry than perhaps she should. She hopes confession will ease her troubled mind, not realizing that she is confessing to the man she loves…When a tragedy forces Cathleen back to Ireland, she must face the truth of her feelings and accept the consequences of such a forbidden love…

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The story switches between the bustling and dirty streets of London and the Emerald Isle. The story is very evocative of its era – TG –

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