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Monthly Archive for: ‘December, 2011’

  • Happy New Year

    It’s New Year’s Eve and I’m in Naples, Florida where it’s a balmy 78 degrees.  I just finished working with Jeremy Hendrickson on this website and we’re just about finished.  He’s good!  Earlier I did some writing, about two hours worth, and I’m still feeling …

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  • My seventh novel

    December 28,2011 For the past three weeks I’ve gotten into a writing routine where I’ve done something each day.  For the longest time I’ve had two stories almost at odds with one another.  I worked on both hoping they might mesh, coexist, coincide …or that …

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    Introducing THE MIDNIGHT HOUR

    The first book-signing event for my new children’s Christmas story was at Howard Street Book-sellers in mid-November.  Joe and Mary were hosting a customer appreciation night and my illustrator (Rhonda Roskos) and I joined the festivities. Among my many friends in attendance, Patty Miller stopped …

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  • Pat Rhonda

    Rhonda Roskos is a marvelous artist.

    My second children’s Christmas story rested in my computer for a few years.  Finding an artist (through my son, Chris) in Grand Rapids was the stroke of good fortune necessary to resurrect my tale.  Rhonda was afforded free creative license and the results were fantastic. …

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  • Saint Alban's Day

    Saint Alban’s Day

    Rejection…Revenge…Redemption… Three powerful themes in a story with sharp political and spiritual undertones. The Moran family saga continues with Pat Mcgauley’s sixth and most provocative novel of his series. Hibbing attorney, Amos Moran is torn by self-doubts and repressed fears. A political appointment has created …

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  • Flag

    ‘Flag’

    Angry and conflicted, eighteen year old Amos Moran had to run away. Not unlike another disillusioned Hibbingite who later became Bob Dylan, Amos became obsessed with leaving the northern Minnesota mining town to discover new life somewhere else. The misguided youth’s flight brought him to …

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  • the Hibbing Hurt

    the Hibbing Hurt

    In 1956, the ominous storm clouds of racial integration in the South seem far removed from the quiet streets of Hibbing, a remote mining community in northeastern Minnesota. Yet despite its relative isolation, an unimaginable traded happens here. A young black man disappears! Hate should …

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  • Mazral and Derisa

    Mazral And Derisa

    Miracles are the wonderment of a smiling God…His greatest pleasure in this world is His almighty creation. MAZRALAND DERISA  is a story about a mouse and a dove and one of God’s most touching little miracles. Parents no longer need to believe that a story …

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  • Blest Those Who Sorrow

    Blest Those Who Sorrow

    Secrets, deceptions, intrigue… Dark moods haunt Hibbing entrepreneur Kevin Moran. Tormented by the demons of his late father and plots to destroy his reputation, Kevin chooses to cut himself off from those he loves. Lovely and talented, Angela Moran, hides a disturbing secret of her …

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  • A Blessing or A Curse

    A Blessing or A Curse

    With sensitivity and skill, author Pat McGauley picks up the thread of his debut novel, TO BLESS OR TO BLAME. Mystery surrounds the death of Hibbing tycoon, Peter Moran. A city burns to the ground, a miners strike paralyzes the economy, women struggle for suffrage, …

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