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Herself Alone in Orange Rain

AVAILABLE NOW: Published by Cinnamon Press

Part two of Tracey's Celtic Colours trilogy


Kaylynne Ryan is a promising art student, used to fighting for her place in a world of men but when a forgotten friend turns up she realises there is more than her own freedom at stake.


Learning the truth about her Irish heritage, her grandfather who fought all his life for Ireland’s independence, her parents who gave their lives for the same cause, she finds herself drawn into the dangerous world of the Provisional IRA with its bombing campaigns, bloody violence, hunger strikes and patriotic sacrifice.  She didn’t look for the Troubles but they found her and now, whatever the cost, she must join the cause to help rid the Six Counties of the Brits.  


Herself Alone in Orange Rain tells the story of one young woman’s fight for freedom and independence, for her homeland and herself.


Herself Alone in Orange Rain was  released by Cinnamon Press in Autumn 2017.


Herself Alone in Orange Rain also formed the basis for and creative componant of Tracey's creative writing PhD thesis Troubles Women: Using Creative Writing Practice to Challenge Misrepresentations of IRA Women in Troubles Fiction.  She completed her practice-led research project in October 2016 and was awarded her creative writing doctorate in early 2017.


Herself Alone in Orange Rain


by Tracey Iceton


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Herself Alone in Orange Rain is an uncompromising novel, telling a challenging story with compassion and insight. A deeply personal tale emerges from a fraught political landscape, gripping the reader from first to last. In Kaylynne Ryan, Iceton has found a strong female voice that allows us to experience the Troubles in a way not achieved in fiction before.  


Michael Cawood Green, author of For the Sake of Silence.




Herself Alone in Orange Rain is a compelling piece of writing in which the sense of place and vivid characters leap from the page. It is a book that challenges the reader and evokes powerful emotions. This is Tracey Iceton writing at the height of her powers.


John Dean, journalist, crime writer and author of the DCI John Blizzard series.

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