Ireland

Latest Book, The Curlew’s Call

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The Irish emigration saga that I have been working on for the last 12 months is now finished and the first draft is being circulated to a few suitable literary agents in the hope that it is good enough to catch their attention. I’m told that their desks are groaning under the weight of similar […]

Ireland

Persecution, Great Famines and Coffin Ships

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Whilst the devastating famines that had decimated the Irish population were seen as the main motivation for the masses to join their European neighbours and go to other parts of the world, there were more long term issues that spurred them on. For some interesting reading in the famines that tore the heart out of […]

Mike's books

Banned in Berlin

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A Package from Berlin, my third novel has been withdrawn from Amazon by their internal censors. Apparently they felt that it may upset some German readers and so they took it off the European market. I have re-published it and I have also changed the cover which may also have been an issue. Hopefully Mrs […]