It is October 1844. With the death of the evil Colonel Mahon and the end of the greatest potato famine in living memory, it seems peace and prosperity are finally on the way to Ballynockanor. But is this the calm before the storm? As Kate awaits the birth of their baby, Joseph is in hiding in London. Trying to find his way to Ireland and to his beloved wife, Joseph fights against the forces that seek to block their reunion.
This fourth book in the Galway Chronicles portrays the impact of the tragic potato famine that would kill or displace a third of the population of Ireland. Set in a place and time in Ireland's history that affects the age in which we now live, this novel follows the fight for freedom by passionate Irishmen and brings the heroism and heartbreak to life for modern readers. From the horror of famine to the plots of ruthless men, All Rivers to the Sea gives a human face to the troubles that brought so many Irish to the shores of America.