Friday, December 18, 2020

BLOG TOUR - Miracles in Wild Rose Bay


A truly unforgettable Irish romance set on the shores of the Wild Atlantic Way.

Arriving in Sandy Cove to views of the shimmering ocean, b is excited to get to work. She’s been sent from New York City to take photos of Ireland for a travel magazine, and she knows the perfect area to visit: the mysterious, picturesque Wild Rose Bay.

Staying in her sister Kate’s sweet little cottage, the long nights and beach strolls inspire Tara. But Kate isn’t pleased with Tara’s assignment: she doesn’t want the untouched beauty of the area spoiled by tourists. And when Tara ignores Kate and heads out on her own, she encounters more opposition from Kate’s handsome friend Mick O’Dwyer.

Despite their differences, Tara soon finds herself captivated by Mick, and as he helps her research the area, they uncover a tumbledown farmhouse that holds a secret about Tara’s family. Soon Tara is forced to make a choice: should she give up her story and the career she’s always wanted, or the man and the country she’s falling in love with?

The ultimate escape to beautiful Ireland. Totally captivating from the first page to the last, Miracles in Wild Rose Bay is perfect for fans of Sheila O’Flanagan, Debbie Macomber and Mary Alice Monroe.


:   Miracles in Wild Rose Bay
Author:  Susanne O'Leary
Series:  Sandy Cove #6
Publisher:  Bookouture
Genre:  Romance
Format:  Kindle ARC
No. of Pages:   232
Date of Publication:  December 15, 2020 
My Rating:   4 Stars

Tara O'Rourke is visiting Sandy Cove from New York City to write an article and take phots of the hidden gem there in Ireland. Wild Rose Bay is a beautiful, nearly hidden location with a lot to offer. An extra bonus is that Tara is staying with her twin Kate, which gives the sisters extra bonding time.

Kate is not too keen on the exposure that Tara's article could create, as it could bring in too many tourists and upset the gentle beauty that the little village offers. Tara soon discovers an even deeper hidden gem that lends itself to the twins family background. Meanwhile, she meets Kate's friend, Mick O'Dwyer. Despite Kate and Mick's concern about Tara's intentions, she soon embarks on an adventure that will affect her life in ways she could not have expected.

An old farmhouse, one is great need of repair, soon becomes a big distraction in Tara's plans, but at the same time brings her closer to Mick, and ultimately Kate. There is one other player in this unfolding drama, and Tara's very future soon becomes tied up with her past.

What a lovely story that brings family history with the beauty that surrounds Tara and the others. I loved reading this gentle telling in this effective series by Susanne O'Leary. While this book certainly could do well as a standalone, the stories are loosely interconnected, which brings great continuity to this gorgeous series. Both the characters and the backdrop of Wild Rose Bay and Sandy Cove are quite lovely. I loved Tara and what she brought to this already enjoyable series. I do look forward to any additional stories set in this beautiful locale.

Many thanks to Bookouture and to NetGalley for this ARC for review. This is my honest opinion.


Susanne O'Leary is the bestselling author of more than twenty novels, mainly in the romantic fiction genre. She has also written three crime novels and two in the historical fiction genre. She has been the wife of a diplomat (still is), a fitness teacher and a translator. She now writes full-time from either of two locations, a ramshackle house in County Tipperary, Ireland or a little cottage overlooking the Atlantic in Dingle, County Kerry. When she is not scaling the mountains of said counties, or keeping fit in the local gym, she keeps writing, producing a book every six months.

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