Swearing Allegiance

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Swearing Allegiance by Jana Petken

Swearing Allegiance: Part 1 of The Carmody Saga, about love, war, and betrayal, set during the First World War. 

April 1916 

An Irish Easter uprising lays waste to Dublin and fractures a British Empire struggling to supply men and arms to defeat Germany.

In Dublin’s ruins, the affluent and celebrated Carmody family are not only forced to confront the rebellion’s devastating effects on their personal lives but also the terrible secrets and lies uncovered in the midst of grief.

Forced to abandon their home in the Irish capital for London, each family member must strive to survive poverty, the horrors of war, and personal bouts with excessive pride and passion – but loyalty to family proves to be the most difficult cross to bear.

Danny, the youngest, is a republican rebel who risks everything to fight for an independent Ireland.

Patrick, a surgeon, swears allegiance…

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