>These Precious Hours is a collection of related and interconnected stories concerning loss and recovery. At the end, many of the characters meet. Declan Mulligan has lost a wife and visits Ireland to connect with a remote past. Dexter Flanagan has lost a beautiful woman to another, but writes a great love song. After a personal tragedy, Sean Dineen joins his ailing ex-wife to see the wedding of their son in Paraguay.
"Memorable collection of connected stories"
This audiobook concerns growing up in San Francisco's Mission District in an Irish American immigrant family that loves the Catholic Church, the Democratic Party, language, and Jameson's whiskey. The protagonist, Corrigan, comes of age during a time of great cultural changes in the U.S. His grandfather and father appreciate Bing Crosby but are not ready for Elvis. Corrigan's life is reflected through factual and fictional events, from early childhood in a rich Irish culture to the student riots at San Francisco State during the Vietnam War era.
A Year and a Day is a journal of grief kept for a year and a day after I lost my wife suddenly. It is meant to help others who have suffered a grievous loss.
Through a chance encounter, a young film student kills a hitman in self defense and steals mob money to fund his film. He finds himself the object of a hunt by a police detective and the mob, including the hitman's brother. Will the film ever get made? Who will show up on the set? This thriller explores the violent world of mobsters and Hollywood filmmakers. It is also a love story.
"Lots of Possibilites, Partly Realized"