The Garden of Martyrs by Michael C. White

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The Garden of Martyrs

'“A perfect example of setting the record straight for the little guy . . . A revelation . . . Gripping . . . Plenty of suspense.” —The Boston Globe   “A clear account of the bitter, crushing prejudices against early Irish Catholic settlers . . . White seems to effortlessly evoke early 19th Century life. . . . Impressive.” —The Hartford Courant   “Writing with a good feel for the period, White manages to get the history right and keep the narrative taut.” —Rocky Mountain News   “A tale that weaves historical fact and literary imagination into a compelling story.” —The Irish Echo   “A winning read . . . Compelling . . . Superbly written . . .[A] heartbreakingly beautiful book.” —Maine Sunday TelegramPraise for Michael C. White “A stark, stunningly well-written first novel.” —The New York Times on A Brother’s Blood   “Brilliantly understated . . . This dazzling first novel deserves a place in all collections.” —Booklist on A Brother’s Blood   “[White’s] strength lies in his characters and his use of language to evoke the dark woods of rural Maine and the even darker lives of the people who spent the war years there.” —The Denver Post on A Brother’s Blood'
'“A perfect example of setting the record straight for the little guy . . . A revelation . . . Gripping . . . Plenty of suspense.” —The Boston Globe   “A clear account of the bitter, crushing prejudices against early Irish Catholic settlers . . . White seems to effortlessly evoke early 19th Century life. . . . Impressive.” —The Hartford Courant   “Writing with a good feel for the period, White manages to get the history right and keep the narrative taut.” —Rocky Mountain News   “A tale that weaves historical fact and literary imagination into a compelling story.” —The Irish Echo   “A winning read . . . Compelling . . . Superbly written . . .[A] heartbreakingly beautiful book.” —Maine Sunday TelegramPraise for Michael C. White “A stark, stunningly well-written first novel.” —The New York Times on A Brother’s Blood   “Brilliantly understated . . . This dazzling first novel deserves a place in all collections.” —Booklist on A Brother’s Blood   “[White’s] strength lies in his characters and his use of language to evoke the dark woods of rural Maine and the even darker lives of the people who spent the war years there.” —The Denver Post on A Brother’s Blood'
Publisher: MysteriousPress.com/Open Road ISBN: 9781497690585 Pages: 362