Author Archive for: ‘Patrick’

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    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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  • 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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  • To Bless or To Blame

    To Bless or To Blame

    McGauley’s debut novel of the Mesabi Series is set on Minnesota’s fabled Iron Range during the booming early 1900’s. TO BLESS OR TO BLAME is the heart-wrenching story of immigrants seeking dreams and often finding tragedies in the promised land of opportunity. TO BLESS OR …

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