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Máire O’ Leary

Location: Killarney
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I made my debut as an author in February 2021 with ‘Freewheeling to Love’. I am a mom of 2 boys and a HSE Health Promotion Officer in my day job.

I have always been passionate about reading. As a child I was an avid reader and reading was my window to world, as I lived in a home with no television. I loved my fortnightly trips to the library and now bring my own children. Freewheeling to love is the pinnacle of my childhood dreams “to see my name on the cover of a book”. It is romantic fiction set in Kerry which incorporates my love of the outdoors and my experience of working in sexual health and mental health promotion since 2004.


Freewheeling to Love

Saoirse and Oisin are good friends and fellow leisure cyclists in Ireland, who have always been there for each other through the trials of life. Their friends say they are like a married couple, but they always respond by saying you can just be friends with the members of the opposite sex.

All was well, until one stormy day when Saoirse was rescued from the side of the road by Donal. After a slow start, Saoirse and Donal begin dating. They have shared interests in a love of cycling, the outdoors… and amazing sex.

Saoirse and Donal are getting along well until one morning after a mind-blowing soirée, she realises no protection was used, and at age 30, she is torn between having to get the morning after pill or taking a chance on nature. As Saoirse and Donal’s passion and relationship matures, Oisin realises that he is deeply in love with Saoirse, as well. He is devastated, when he discovers that he may be losing the love of his life, along with his best friend.

Freewheeling to Love is a complicated Irish romance love triangle and rewarding romantic fiction novel set in the charity cycling scene near Kerry, Ireland. It is an appreciation of the natural beauty in and around Killarney National Park and an emotional search for true love and passion.

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