Kelly

A Tale of Ould Ireland

Fiction - Historical - Event/Era
240 Pages
Reviewed on 06/05/2015
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Reviewed by Rabia Tanveer for Readers' Favorite

Kelly: A Tale of Ould Ireland by Mark Plets is a story that shows a very powerful woman with the ability to stay true to herself and be what her people want her to be. Kelly is a barmaid who owns her own pub and is famous for making the most delicious ales in the county. Her life is perfect. She loves to jig in her pub and live her life as exuberantly as she desires, and there is not one soul on this earth who can tell her to live her life differently. She has her own rules and no one has the power to change them.

But when she is approached by the right hand man of the late chief, she is in for a surprise she never saw coming. It turns out, she is his only heir and the responsibility of the whole of County Whelan, Ireland, is on her shoulders. She cannot back away from the responsibility because she loves her land. But the road ahead is not easy. The challenge of the new position brings enemies into her life, which she did not have before. Will Kelly crumble under the pressure or she will be able to show the misogynistic men that a bar owner can become a great leader of the land without a man at her side.

Kelly: A Tale of Ould Ireland by Mark Plets is a very fun tale of a woman who finds her true place in life. Kelly was a joy to read. She is charismatic and very charming. She is sassy and energetic, but best of all she does not back away from a challenge when it is presented to her. She proved to the world that a woman can be a great leader without the help of a man. A true 5-star book!