Tag Archives: Ireland

Reluctant Paladin is Published

Reluctant Paladin Published on October 3, 2017 All Niall wants is to stay out of trouble at his new school, but Thorin, the school bully, has other ideas. Niall’s grandfather recruits him to help care for Grayson, a tortured dragonet. Niall … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek of Reluctant Paladin Cover

Here is a sneak peek of the front cover of my middle-grade spinoff novel, Reluctant Paladin. I am in the final round of proofreading, then plan to publish by October 1.

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Reluctant Paladin is nearing publication

One final pass of editing on my middle-grade novel, Reluctant Paladin while awaiting cover art. This novel is a spin-off from my first fantasy novel, The Keepers of Éire. Reluctant Paladin is a coming of age story that blends modern-day … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Special

Want to celebrate “being Irish”, even if you’re only Irish for one day? Would you like to get a taste of Éire, but can’t afford the travel expenses? My debut fantasy novels, The Keepers of Éire  and The Keepers of Éire-YA … Continue reading

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Writing Update

I’m terrible at consistently updating my blog, but that’s mostly because I want to have something of interest to write about, not the some ol’ boring “I’m writing today”, or “I haven’t had a chance to write today”. But just … Continue reading

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Author Event

Join me and three of my writer friends (Paula Chinick, Mary Heaton, Elaine Schmitz) as we take you on armchair journeys to Ireland, Greece, and Shanghai without ever needing a passport. How, you ask? At a Tri-Valley author event on Friday, November … Continue reading

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Character BlogHop

I’ve been invited to participate in a Character BlogHop. What’s that, you ask? Well, I’m going to introduce you to one of my characters from the current manuscript I am working on, the second in my Keeper series. I say … Continue reading

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2014 Scottish Gathering & Games, Pleasanton, CA

On August 30 and 31 I performed readings in the Irish Pavilion at the Pleasanton, CA 149th Scottish Gathering and Games. My participation was sort of last minute, so I only brought the ten books I had on hand—five on … Continue reading

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2014 Global Ebook Winner – Gold for The Keepers of Éire

Breaking News! I am thrilled to announce The Keepers of Éire has won the 2014 Global Ebook GOLD Award for Fantasy/Contemporary. It is an honor to have won this year, and a validation of all the work that went into … Continue reading

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I’m Leavin’ on a Jet Plane…

I’m leaving for my book tour / research trip to Ireland and Scotland tomorrow. Today was spent packing and finishing last minute details. Check out Roarke’s new hair cut. In this photo, you can see the bits of black in … Continue reading

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