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An Irish Doctor in Peace and at War
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An Irish Doctor in Peace and at War

An Irish Country Novel

Irish Country Books: Book #9

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Doctor O'Reilly heeds the call to serve his country in Irish Doctor in Peace and At War, the new novel in Patrick Taylor's beloved Irish Country series

Long before Doctor Fingal Flahertie O'Reilly became a fixture in the colourful Irish village of Ballybucklebo, he was a young M.B. with plans to marry midwife Dierdre Mawhinney. Those plans were complicated by the outbreak of World War II and the call of duty. Assigned to the HMS Warspite, a formidable 30,000-ton battleship, Surgeon Lieutenant O'Reilly soon found himself face-to-face with the hardships of war, tending to the dreadnought's crew of 1,200 as well as to the many casualties brought aboard.

Life in Ballybuckebo is a far cry from the strife of war, but over two decades later O'Reilly and his younger colleagues still have plenty of challenges: an outbreak of German measles, the odd tropical disease, a hard-fought pie-baking contest, and a local man whose mule-headed adherence to tradition is standing in the way of his son's future. Now older and wiser, O'Reilly has prescriptions for whatever ails…until a secret from the past threatens to unravel his own peace of mind.

Shifting deftly between two very different eras, Patrick Taylor's latest Irish Country novel reveals more about O'Reilly's tumultuous past, even as Ballybucklebo faces the future in its own singular fashion.


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Irish Country Books Series


An Irish Country Doctor
An Irish Country Doctor
Patrick Taylor
An Irish Country Village
An Irish Country Village
Patrick Taylor
An Irish Country Christmas
An Irish Country Christmas
Patrick Taylor
An Irish Country Girl
An Irish Country Girl
Patrick Taylor
An Irish Country Courtship
An Irish Country Courtship
Patrick Taylor
A Dublin Student Doctor
A Dublin Student Doctor
Patrick Taylor
An Irish Country Wedding
An Irish Country Wedding
Patrick Taylor
Fingal O'Reilly, Irish Doctor
Fingal O'Reilly, Irish Doctor
Patrick Taylor
An Irish Doctor in Peace and at War
An Irish Doctor in Peace and at War
Patrick Taylor
An Irish Doctor in Love and at Sea
An Irish Doctor in Love and at Sea
Patrick Taylor
An Irish Country Love Story
An Irish Country Love Story
Patrick Taylor
An Irish Country Practice
An Irish Country Practice
Patrick Taylor
An Irish Country Cottage
An Irish Country Cottage
Patrick Taylor
An Irish Country Family
An Irish Country Family
Patrick Taylor
An Irish Country Welcome
An Irish Country Welcome
Patrick Taylor
Home Is the Sailor
Home Is the Sailor
Patrick Taylor
The Wily O'Reilly: Irish Country Stories
The Wily O'Reilly: Irish Country Stories
Patrick Taylor

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