Tears of the Moon Book Summary and Study Guide

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This is the second part of the Irish Trilogy. Set in Ardmore, Ireland, this story is about Shawn Gallaghar and Brenna O'Toole, whose childhood friendship takes a step towards love. Brenna has always had 'a yen'( a craving),as she describes it, for smart, musical and handsome Shawn Gallaghar. The twist to the story is that Brenna's sister, Kate, is also in love with Shawn. This makes the story all the more interesting. Brenna, ultimately, has to make a choice between her only true love and her family. Nora Roberts's great imagery and emotional dialogue really make this story come to life.
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The review of this Book prepared by evert

Brenna is a person that doesn't tell how she feels, until Shawn. He makes her feel female, Brenna doesn't think that it's love, she thinks it's lust. Shawn has to prove to her that it is love. While their little love affair was going on Brenna had to over come family matters and her feelings for Shawn, Mary Kate, and her pride. In the end they finally fall in love.
The review of this Book prepared by Helanna Nicol

A girl falls in love with her childhood friend and pursues him mercilessly, while in the midst they are helping to complete a spiritual quest to release ancient lovers from a curse.
The review of this Book prepared by Melissa Hayn

A musician comes to love a woman that he has kwon all his life and gets a little help from 2 ghost Gwen and Carric.
The review of this Book prepared by Katelyn Schiefelbein

Lead woman pursues man, but quickly turns around to him chasing her also. with a touch of a fairy tale added in for the whimsical soul.
The review of this Book prepared by Neta

A young man is living a haunted cottage in the hills of Ireland. Right under his nose is the love he hadn't realized he had been waiting for.
The review of this Book prepared by Lisa Volz

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Love Triangles/Polygons    -   Yes What kind:    -   one man--two sisters If one lover chases another...    -   they alternate Fantasy/Magic    -   Yes Love potion/spell    -   Yes

Main Male Character

Age/status:    -   20's-30's Sex makes him    -   confused    -   sensitive

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   20's-30's


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Ireland

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death How explicit is the sex?    -   descript of kissing    -   actual description of sex Focus of story    -   equally on him and her How much dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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