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     Most of the editors’s feedback is in. I was delighted to hear how positive their comments were. Today I started laying out the book. Won’t be long now.

     Welcome to the further adventures of Fergal & Brídgeen & Andy & Maeve. Hopefully you have met them already in my debut novel, “The Cyber Miracles.”
     If you take a peek at the tags I’m using for the first post of this blog, you will see the story of these characters has shifted from Manhattan, Queens & Binghamton to County Clare in Ireland, Bruges in Belgium, Ithaca, Binghamton and the Finger Lakes Wine Region.
     I finished the second draft of the novel this morning. Now my editors will take a close look and offer suggestions for fine tuning.
     If all goes as planned, expect copies out in July.
     Sláinte!

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What readers are saying:
"This endearing foursome, that so many readers of the first book fell in love with, face new challenges with Irish wit and a generally upbeat outlook on life. They're a group of friends that anyone would want to hang out with."
"After finishing it, I kept thinking of the characters and wondered how they were doing. I had to remind myself they weren't real and had to let them go..."
"I couldn't put it down."
"Pure dead brilliant!"

The Prequel

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The story

Irish couple Fergal and Brídgeen Griffin get an intriguing wedding gift: the chance to manage a Finger Lakes winery. When they move to Keuka Lake from Queens, see the rundown winery and meet its surly winemaker, they realize it will be quite a challenge getting from grapevine to bottle.
Meanwhile their friends Maeve and Andy face a challenge of their own, separation as he pursues experimental therapy for his paraplegia.
As the two couples face the challenges ahead, will they be able to keep hope alive?

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