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How far will a man go, to know his father? To be a father?All his life, Dillon Carroll has felt cut off from the past by his lack of parents. Half his life, he's felt cut off from the future by his lack of posterity. He thinks of his chain of ancestors: the chain that ends with him....Travel with Dillon and genealogist Lana Pedersen, who becomes his last hope for reconnecting with his roots, and with the meaning of his life: to fulfill his dream of belonging somewhere, to someone, forever....***Love at First Sight: What if HE believes in it? What if SHE doesn't? What if they're BOTH wrong?The Celtic Tiger economy has lost its fangs, so journalist Dillon Carroll must rent out his ancestral home in the Gaeltacht. The worsening exchange rate has depleted the travel budget of genealogist Lana Pedersen, so the baby-boomer backpacker breaks into a vacant farmhouse for shelter. From the night the Irishman discovers the American at Drumcarroll, their tangent lives catalyze the chemistry between their beleaguered bodies and stormy spirits.Dillon stalks Lana with the drive of an investigative reporter. Lana must cope with unfathomable feelings about Drumcarroll farm, while she counters Dillon's obsessions, engages with a flirtatious dairy farmer possessing unusual avocations, and mentors a troubled teenager.Terrible questions ... tragic secrets. Touched by madness ... torn by vows. Fleeing the past ... fearing the future. A quest for deliverance ... and evocative evidence that love is eternal....Irish Firebrands may be the edgy-inspirational romance you've been waiting for!(This book deals with topics suitable for a mature audience. It does not contain the kind of graphic sexuality or violence portrayed by titles in the "adult content" rating, but parental guidance is suggested.)