The Angel of Innisfree

The Angel of Innisfree

Authors : Patrick F. Rooney

ISBN10 : 0990743624 ISBN13 : 9780990743620

Genres : Fiction,New Adult,Drama

Language: English

4.42 /5

Paperback, 370 pages

Published July 31st 2015 by SAVOIR PRESS


, a Victorian-era historical romance, weaves a story of love overcoming every obstacle during one of the most tumultuous periods in history. It's 1848, the Irish Potato Famine has claimed more lives than anyone can count, and English landlords are evicting their tenants with a ruthless lack of compa......more



* Thank you to the author for gifting me a copy of his book in exchange for a fair and honest review*

They say that the course of true love never runs smooth, and for young Brian O'Rourke and Elizabeth Reilly their love is definitely not going to be smooth.

It's 1848 and the I......more


4.5 stars rounded up to 5 stars

THE ANGEL OF INNISFREE by PATRICK F. ROONEY is an epic, awe-inspiring, and a powerful Historical Fiction Romance novel that had me totally engrossed and savouring every moment while I was reading this book.

I found both the cover and the title of......more

Miriam Smith (A Mother’s Musings)

WOW!!!! "The Angel of Innisfree" is an epic, breathtaking story that will stay with me for a very long time!

This is a tale of compassion, heartache, hope and despair of the remarkable Elizabeth Reilly and Brian O'Rourke in 1848 during the Irish Potato Famine and their quest to be reunite......more


For historical fiction readers,

will be a fascinating tale of the life and times on both sides of the Atlantic during the nineteenth century. Follow two children as life, religion, war and prejudice will separate them for decades, even after they secretly vowed their hearts to each othe......more

Kathleen Kelly

The Angel of Innisfree Review So what and where is Innisfree? Innisfree is a small uninhabited island in Lough Gill, Ireland, featured in the poem Lake Isle of Innisfree by William Butler Yeats, at least, it was uninhabited in this novel. The Angel of Innisfree starts out in Ireland at Creevelea Abb......more

Ted Berner

"The Angel of Innisfree" is an epic romance for the ages! When two souls on opposite ends of the social spectrum fall in love, father-time throws them curve ball, after curve ball, trying his best to keep them apart. Will fate bring them together again, or will they be destined to always wonder what......more

Sue Wallace

The angel of innisfree by Patrick Rooney.

Young Brian O'Rourke, an ingenious, Catholic, violin prodigy in a family of outlawed Ribbonmen peasants meets Elizabeth Reilly, a talented Protestant pianist from London, while she's visiting her father in a nearby castle. After secretly promisin......more

Cindy Jewkes

The story begins in Ireland in 1848 during the Irish Potato Famine. Landlords are ruthlessly evicting their tenants and thousands are dying in the streets. When 16-year-old Elizabeth Reilly nurses Brian O’Rourke back to health after nearly starving to death, the young lovers’ fates become intertwine......more

Bonnye Reed

XXX I bought a copy of this novel after having it brought to my attention by the author. The history of the U.S., especially those years between 1800 and today, are my preferred reading for pleasure -and this was a pleasure to read.

The Angel From Innisfree is an excellent historical nove......more

Michelle Mccray

A tale through the history of the Civil War era, the Angel of Innisfree follows characters from their origins in Ireland, to the United States. Fleeing the horrors of the potato famine, Brian and Elizabeth both live a fascinating life and take part in influencing history. Through Brian’s work develo......more

About the author(Patrick F. Rooney)

Patrick Rooney is an author of techno-thrillers and historical fiction. A native of New Mexico, he attended the University of New Mexico, where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Music Theory and Composition, and New Mexico State University, where he earned a Master's degree in Electrical and Computer......more

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