Linda’s Book Obsession Reviews “A Wish in Irish Falls” by Jen Gilroy, Soulmate Publishing, September 2020
Jen Gilroy, the author of “A Wish in Irish Falls” has written a memorable, heartwarming, delightful, captivating, and magical story. The genres for this novel are Fiction, Women’s Fiction, Romance, with a dash of “Magical Realism” The timeline for this story is set in the present and goes to the past when it pertains to the characters or events in the story. The author describes her characters as complex and complicated.Of course there are a variety of dogs and other animals that have their distinctive personalities as well!!
Tara Lynch is a widow and a partner in a Bakery in Irish Falls. Tara resolves to do something new, and is “adopted” by an adorable dog. Tara takes the dog to the local veterinarian in town, Walter Cavanagh, who blames himself for tragedy in his life. Tara convinces Walter, who is new to town to help with a special fundraising project for charity.
The “Wishing Tree” in Irish Falls is believed to have magical power to make your dreams come true. Is it possible for Tara and Walter to overcome their fears and find a way to be together?
Jen Gilroy has a wonderful way of telling a story and vividly describes the characters, and setting, that makes this so enjoyable and memorable. I would highly recommend this novel as a great book to escape into.