City of hope kate kerrigan
City of Hope (Ellis Island, #2) by Kate KerriganAn uplifting, inspiring and heartwarming story of a woman truly ahead of her time, City of Hope is the heart-rending but inspiring follow-up to Ellis Island
It is the 1930s and when her beloved husband, John, suddenly dies, young Ellie Hogan decides to leave Ireland and return to New York. She hopes that the citys vibrancy will distract her from her grief. But the Depression has rendered the city unrecognizable-gone is the energy and atmosphere of fun that Ellie fell in love with ten years before.
Plunging headfirst into a new life, Ellie pours all her passion and energy into running a home and refuge for the homeless. In return they give her the kind of love, support and friendship she needs to try and overcome her grief. Until, one day, someone she thought shed never see again steps through her door. It seems that even the Atlantic isnt big enough to prevent the tragedies of the past from catching up with her.
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The heartrending and inspiring sequel to Ellis Island, Kate Kerrigan's City of Hope is an uplifting story of a woman truly ahead of her time. When her beloved husband suddenly dies, young Ellie Hogan decides to leave Ireland and return to New York, where she worked in the s. She hopes that the city will distract her from her anguish. But the Great Depression has rendered the city unrecognizable. Gone are the magic and ambiance that once captured Ellie's imagination. Plunging headfirst into a new life, Ellie pours her passion and energy into running a refuge for the homeless.
Lily Fitzpatrick loves vintage - things made all the more precious because once they were owned and loved by another woman. Joy Fitzpatrick was a legend. Set, like Maeve Binchy's early bestsellers, in late s Ireland and New York, this is the story of three women and the charismatic man with whom their lives are interwoven. Patrick Murphy has charm to burn and a singing voice to die for. Many people will recognise his talent. Many women will love him.
Ellis Island. City of Hope. Jun 28, Ellie and John find a connection from the moment they meet and become childhood sweethearts. Do you think Ellis Island - 1. Welcome to our site, dear reader!
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July 1, by Anna. Not Ireland, where the air was fresh and sharp, and filled with the waft of turf fires and wet grass and mint. I brought myself back to my previous time here, full of purpose and determination. This time was the same. City of Hope is the second book in a trilogy by Kate Kerrigan which began with Ellis Island about a headstrong Irish woman torn between her home in Ireland and New York, the city that enabled her to emerge from poverty, experience freedom, and take control of her life. The novel opens in , and Ellie Hogan is a successful businesswoman in her small Irish town, but the sudden death of her husband and childhood sweetheart, John, prompts her to leave it all behind and rush back to New York. Ellie expects to return to the glittery, bustling, vibrant New York she left behind 10 years ago, but the Great Depression has taken its toll.
When her beloved husband suddenly dies, young Ellie Hogan decides to leave Ireland and return to New York, where she worked in the s. She hopes that the city will distract her from her anguish. But the Great Depression has rendered the city unrecognizable. Plunging headfirst into a new life, Ellie pours her passion and energy into running a refuge for the homeless. Kate Kerrigan is the author of three previous novels.