Although Death of a Deacon is a work of fiction and the characters are fictitious, I drew upon actual experiences, and the characters are composites of people I have known. For example, the carbon monoxide leak in the school, which plays a central role in the plot, is based upon an incident that actually happened… Continue reading Background – Death of a Deacon
A sequel to Death of a Deacon: Eamon Duffy, a leader in the Irish-American community and a prominent banker, is murdered with a gunshot to the back of the head. Suspicion revolves around a circle of his acquaintances at the Irish Center, a cultural club and bar where Irish emigrees and Irish-Americans hang out, drink… Continue reading MY 2ND NOVEL, ‘ULSTER LEGACY’ NOW AVAILABLE ON AMAZON.COM
The day after an important parish council meeting, two mothers volunteering St. Brendan’s Parish school smell gas. The school is evacuated and the Fire Department called. After the gas is shut off and the school ventilated, Deacon Tom’s body is found in the boiler room, with a dent in the back of his head. Death… Continue reading DEBUT NOVEL: ‘DEATH OF A DEACON’ NOW AVAILABLE ON AMAZON.COM
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