Holding Pattern

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Married on the rebound, air hostess Kay Martin, is shocked to discover her former lover, Captain Graham Pender, believed dead in a Colombo plane crash some years earlier, is alive and being held hostage in the Ceylonese jungle.

After being rescued, Graham returns to Ireland and flying, and meets up again with Kay on stopover in New York. They find they still love each other and, in the aftermath of a failed Cuban hijack out of Kennedy Airport, passions run high in the Miami Hotel and they become lovers. Their love affair and Graham's career end abruptly when he receives a summons to appear in the Colombo court to face terrorist charges.

Kay finding herself pregnant with Graham's child and fearing she will lose custody of her baby daughter if her husband learns the truth, loses hope in herself and Graham ever sharing a life together, and ends the relationship. When some years later the couple are thrown together again by the growing friendship between Kay's vivacious nine year old and the Pender family it seems there might be another chance of love but not without further setbacks, even tragedy.



Like One of the Family

Kindle Edition

A moving, heart-wrenching tale. Primarily a love story it's theme is sexual abuse compounded by tragedy, in the aftermath of which the family struggles to come to terms with the shocking events and to recover from the trauma.

Up Up and Away

Kindle Edition

An airline romance, an irresistible attraction, an illicit affair. Kay Martin has always wanted to become an air hostess, her ambition is realized when she is accepted for hostess training by Celtic Airways.

The Mask and Other Stories

Kindle Edition

Stories of modern Irish women. Sensual and stirring poignant and romantic.










The Straw Hat and Other Stories

Kindle Edition

Rural short stories, nostalgic and insightful, humorous and inspiring.