Once Upon an Irish Summer

by Wendy Wilson Spooner

Genres: Fiction, History, Romance, Young Adult

ISBN: 9781620209349

366 pages

Price: $16.99

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A compelling and heartfelt story about the power of faith, family, and our need for connection.
—Richard Paul Evans, New York Times Bestselling Author

Two teenagers, two centuries, one city.

1817 Ireland – Allen Hamilton crosses the Atlantic alone to find a way to save his family from imminent financial and social ruin before it’s too late. Instead he is met with prejudice, sickness, and starvation.

2018 Fort Wayne, Indiana – A gifted young artist struggles with debilitating grief after a sudden death in her family. When she unearths Allen Hamilton’s noble rise from rags to riches in Antebellum America, their shared connection inspires her own healing and renewed inspiration.

Based on a 200-year-old letter collection, Once Upon an Irish Summer brings to life and weaves together this true story of romance, mystery, and hope.

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About

Wendy became a novelist after writing academically and for family history clients. With a graduate degree in genealogy and documentary sciences, Wendy’s additional job is finding family for adoptees and those with unknown parentage. Wendy is a member of the Jerry Jenkins Writers Guild, Romance Writers of America, the Association of Professional Genealogists, and the International Society of Genetic Genealogy. When not writing, Wendy currently serves as Vice Chair for Daughters of the American Revolution, American Heritage, over Art and Sculpture, and as Chairman of the advisory board for Century Vital Records based in Bengaluru, India.