Learn about my writing, thoughts on writing, and how you can show the world your words. Understated humor is featured in the mystery series -- Jolie Gentil (at the Jersey shore), River's Edge (along the Des Moines River in Iowa) and Logland (small-town Illinois). Live life with friends - even if some of them can be a pain now and then. The name Irish Roots Author reflects my heritage, as expressed in my family history books.
I learn as I read, and recently reviewed a piece of fiction that was beautifully researched. Eyes Behind Belligerence examines a group of Japanese families who are forced from their island off of Washington state into internment camps. The book is a realistic portrayal of of a shameful part of U.S. history, but it is done with poignancy and a bit of humor. The two main characters are full of surprises. Check out my review at Self Publishing Review.