: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase.Irish author Nuala Sherry is also a medium and a psychic, well respected in both roles – and now she brings to readers the magic and mystery of both her homeland of Ireland and the tales and myths and legends and magic inherent in her culture. Reading Nuala’s prose is like a foundation for the preservation of that area of our brain and thought that needs to nourish on the inexplicable – except in our willingness to enter a different level of possibility that can never be intellectually challenged. This is a refreshing venture into another place – a place where nothing and everything is possible.
In the author’s Foreword she presents a sensitive prelude to the Irish mythology, legends and irrepressible elements of the supernatural that infuse her a story of cultural conflict – ‘When Joe McCarthy fell in love with Mischa, it was a coupling between a Druid and a fairy. In order for them to marry a deal was done wherein the first-born son would be given to the fairies who set great store in the owning of a human child. This deal would remain for all future generations. Joe honored the deal. However, when his second son Tom was about to become a father he decided to make a secret deal of his own with the devil. A deal that Tom would later renege on, leaving his son Mochien to reap the wrath of both the fairies and the devil. Mochien became aware of the dire predicament facing him when he meets the fairy woman Fanny Mc Caffery. By then it was too late and the price to pay can have only one outcome. The journey leads us through, Intrigue, love, Hate, Heartbreak and a curse, ‘when only the wind will whisper your name.’ Read and weep for what fate handed to the unsuspecting Mochien and his darling wife Kate, and their only son, Tommy.Read more ›