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An Irish Country Christmas (Irish Country Books)


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ISBN13: 9780765320728
ISBN10: 076532072x
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Barry Laverty, M.B., is looking forward to his first Christmas in the cozy village of Ballybucklebo, at least until he learns that his sweetheart, Patricia, might not be coming home for the holidays. That unhappy prospect dampens his spirits somewhat, but Barry has little time to dwell on his romantic disappointments. Christmas may be drawing nigh, but there is little peace to be found on earth, especially for a young doctor plying his trade in the emerald hills and glens of rural Ireland.

Along with his senior partner, Doctor Fingal Flahertie OReilly, Barry has his hands full dealing with seasonal coughs and colds, as well as the occasional medical emergency. To add to the doctors worries, competition arrives in the form of a patient-poaching new physician whose quackery threatens the health and well-being of the good people of Ballybucklebo. Can one territory support three hungry doctors? Barry has his doubts.

But the wintry days and nights are not without a few tidings of comfort and joy. Between their hectic medical practice, Rugby Club parties, and the kiddies Christmas Pageant, the two doctors still find time to play Santa Claus to a struggling single mother with a sick child and not enough money in the bank. Snow is rare in Ulster, and so are miracles, but that doesnt mean they never happen. . . .


Readers will enjoy this heartwarming tale of Yuletide merriment by the "New York Times"-bestselling author of "An Irish Country Doctor."

About the Author

Patrick Taylor, M.D., was born and raised in Bangor County Down in Northern Ireland. His first novel, An Irish Country Doctor, is based on journals he kept of his early days as a doctor in rural Ireland. Dr. Taylor is a distinguished medical researcher, off-shore sailor, model-boat builder, and father of two grown children. He divides his time between Canada and Ireland.

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Krista Smith-Moroziuk, October 24, 2009 (view all comments by Krista Smith-Moroziuk)
This is the third book in the series and I love them all. An Irish Country Doctor, and an Irish Country Village came first. Perfect books to curl up in an afghan in front of a fire with a cup of hot chocolate (or a hot toddy)and spend an enjoyable evening.
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Taylor, Patrick
Family life
Christmas stories
General Fiction
Literature-Family Life
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Trade Paperback
Irish Country Books
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3 of 8
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8.32 x 5.48 x 1.31 in

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