The Irish Inheritance (Jayne Sinclair Genealogical Mystery, #1)

The Irish Inheritance (Jayne Sinclair Genealogical Mystery, #1) June 8, 1921 Ireland A British Officer Is Shot Dead On A Remote Hillside South Of Dublin November 22, 2015 United Kingdom Former Police Detective, Jayne Sinclair, Now Working As A Genealogical Investigator, Receives A Phone Call From An Adopted American Billionaire Asking Her To Discover The Identity Of His Real Father How Are The Two Events Linked Jayne Sinclair Has Only Three Clues To Help Her A Photocopied Birth Certificate, A Stolen Book And An Old Photograph And It Soon Becomes Apparent Somebody Else Is On The Trail Of The Mystery A Killer Who Will Stop At Nothing To Prevent Jayne Discovering The Secret Hidden In The Past The Irish Inheritance Takes Us Through The Easter Rising Of 1916 And The Irish War Of Independence, Combining A Search For The Truth Of The Past With All The Tension Of A Modern Day Thriller It Is The First In A Series Of Novels Featuring Jayne Sinclair, Genealogical Detective. Thank you to TBC and the author who gave me an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review.Well, what can I say I absolutely loved this book It was the perfect mix of genealogy and mystery for me, with plenty of twists and turns to keep you guessing As a keen genealogist myself, I find this type of book fascinating I love how the smallest of details can unlock old family secrets, bringing to life the people and places of the past The back and forth between past and present was handled Thank you to TBC and the author who gave me an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review.Well, what can I say I absolutely loved this book It was the perfect mix of genealogy
I liked The Irish Inheritance so much, I bought the 2 in the series as soon as I had finished it Although, as I read, I thought this is only worth about 2.5 stars , but by the time I got to the delightful twist at the end it was up to 4 N.B I reserve 5 stars for really exceptional writing and plot.I have a personal ancestral link to the Easter Rising, so it was great to remind myself of what happened in 1916 in Dublin through Ms Lee s writing I am also crazy about family history, so the I liked The Irish Inher
Jayne Sinclair is an ex cop with a failing marriage and a new business as a genealogical investigator, she is a woman who once she starts a job doesn t finish till she gets an answer but in the Irish Inheritance she may have bitten offthan she can chew.She is contacted by an American billionaire, a man who also has months to live, a man who has a dying wish That wish is to find out who he is, literally Adopted as a child, he wants to find out who he father is and with a couple of pieces Jayne Sinclair is an ex cop with a failing marriage and a new business as a genealogical investigator, she is a woman who once she starts a job doesn t finish till she gets an answer but in the Irish Inheritance she may have bitten offthan she can chew.She is contacted by an American billionaire, a man who also has months to live, a man who has a dying wish That wish is to find out who he is, literally Adopted as a child, he wants to find out who he father is and with a couple of pieces of information he tells Jayne she has 8 days to find out before he returns to the States.What should be a straight forward dive in to the past, looking through records to find this mans last request turns out to be muchwith Jayne having to look over her shoulder as it seems somebody doesn t want her to find out the truth.This book is also written from two POV s with a current day POV from Jayne and a POV from the time she is researching The historical POV
AudioBook Review Stars Overall 4 Narration 4 Story 4 Told in dual perspectives the story of Jayne Sinclair s first case for an American Billionaire with questions about his own history and ties to Ireland in the early 1920 s, M.J Lee uses detailed research, descriptive storytelling and a clever heroine with a compelling background to draw us into the story and keep us reading on While I ve read many accounts of the Easter Rising in 1921, this perspective of an adopted man searching for his f AudioBook Review Stars Overall 4 Narration 4 Story 4 Told in dual perspectives the story of Jayne Sinclair s first case for an American Billionaire with questions about his own history and ties to Ireland in the early 1920 s, M.J Lee uses detailed research, descriptive storytelling and a clever heroine with a compelling background to draw us into the story and keep us reading on While I ve read many accounts
I loved this one Lots of history about the Easter Rising in Ireland in 1916 A dying American billionaire comes looking for his roots He hires retired police detective turned genealogist Jayne Sinclair to unravel the mystery but someone is very intent on making she doesn t This was very compelling story The only criticism I had was that as a seasoned police woman, Jayne should have beenaware of her surroundings but her failure to recognize the danger she was in was excused by the subpl I loved this one Lots of history about the Easter Rising in Ireland in 1916 A dying American billionaire comes lookin
Genealogical investigator, Jayne Sinclair, is contacted by an American billionaire who is seeking help in order to trace his father Adopted at a young age, and with no recollection of his early life, John Hughes is desperate to discover his true identity before he succumbs to the illness that threatens to end his life in the following months With few clues to help her, the former police detective has to use all of her investigative skills in order to make connections to Ireland s Easter Rising Genealogical investigator, Jayne Sinclair, is contacted by an American billionaire who is seeking help in order to trace his father Adopted at a young age, and with no recollection of his early life, John Hughes is desperate to discover his true identity before he succumbs to the illness that threatens to end his life in the following months With few clues to help her, the former police detective has to use all of her investigative skills in order to make connections to Ireland s Easter Rising of 1916 and the later death of a British Officer on a hillside near Dublin.Genealogical fiction has, in recent years, become a fast growing genre with authors such as Steve Robinson, Nath
I received an ARC of this book from TBC on Facebook in exchange for an honest review.I was a little hesitant to read and review this book as I had read a Genealogical Mystery by another author and it really wasn t to my taste However I have read both of Lee s Shanghai thrillers and really enjoyed them, so I decided to give it a go.I knew very little of the Easter Rising in Ireland during the early 1900 s, so I was looking forward to finding out a bitIn truth there is only enough writte I received an ARC of this book from TBC on Facebook in exchange for an honest review.I was a little hesitant to read and review this book as I had read a Genealogical Mystery by another author and it really wasn t to my taste However I have read both of Lee s Shanghai thrillers and really enjoyed them, so I decid
I would like to thank Helen at TBC and the author for giving me the opportunity to read this in exchange for an honest and open review.This was a crime novel with a difference I ve always been interested in genealogy and combined with my favourite genre, this was a must read.This is the first book I ve read by this author but it certainly won t be the last.I was gripped from page one Even though it moved from past to present, it was very easy to follow.It was a well researched novel with inter I would like to thank Helen at TBC and the author for giving me the opportunity to read this in exchange for an honest and open review.This was a crime novel with a difference I ve always been interested in genealogy and combined with my favourite genre, this was a must read.This is the first book I v
I absolutely loved this book Martin Lee has an amazing writing style that flows so smoothly He transports you to places and you can hear the accents, see the scenery, smell the emotions A wonderful saga of murder, mystery, war, greed, search for answers I loved Jayne s tenacity and lo
Very badly written I hopes the subject matter would be interesting enough to keep me going anyway, but it wasn t presented well and the pace was off Could have been a nice enough historical mystery if done right Shame, I thought the S