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My new novel, 3/17, is now off to the editors. This is not a book in the Maeve Kenny series, but it is another Irish-themed story. I plan to launch it as an e-book first, then publish it in paperback. Stay tuned…


 I’m trapped in a java-fueled writing marathon to reach my 50K word goal for National Novel Writing Month. I’m in the midst of the story’s climax right now, and let me tell ya, I wish you were there. It’s manic, wild and hopefully some long-suffering traditional Irish musicians will find it feckin’ brilliant. (I know it’s been therapeutic for me to write.)
     So, back to the writing cave. And remember, tomorrow night on Twitter (@cailinAolain) I’ll give out the 20 percent off code you can use to buy either of my novels on this Monday, Cyber Monday.
     Slán go foill!

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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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Cost: $20

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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* Listen to my interview with Bill Jaker on his WSKG radio show, "Off the Page" here.
* Listen to my 10/21/2009 interview with Morgen McLaughlin on her BlogTalk Radio show, "Finger Lakes Wine Talk" here.

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