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The Night Baby Jesus Was Absconded

In light of all the terrific Christmas-flavored postings lately, I've been prompted to share an excerpt from my historical novel "The Lockwoods of Clonakilty," a scene based on a little adventure my own family had a few…

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Added by Mark Bois on December 20, 2015 at 9:00am — 3 Comments

The Injustice That Informs 'Lieutenant and Mrs. Lockwood'

My historical novel "Lieutenant and Mrs. Lockwood" is based on an actual Irish family, and I've had people ask about their story. The Lockwoods' story turns out better than that of the Fortescues, but I think I have…

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Added by Mark Bois on December 3, 2015 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

Back from the Wars: Excerpt From 'The Lockwoods of Clonakilty'

Hello all:

I am usually hesitant to read a book unless I know a bit about it. Assuming many of you have a similar habit, I post here a few lines from the first chapter of The Lockwoods of Clonakilty. One of the major themes in the…

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Added by Mark Bois on October 25, 2015 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

'Straddling the English and Irish Worlds, Separated by Class and Culture' -- Meet 'The Lockwoods of Clonakilty'

Dhia dhuit, all,

Now that all the final editing is done (including one version in which the title town was spelled 'Conakilty'...argg) my novel "The Lockwoods of Clonakilty" is available through Amazon or any bookstore's online ordering.

I'll be working with TheWildGeese.Irish to share some of the content, and…

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Added by Mark Bois on October 10, 2015 at 8:00am — 5 Comments

The Irish at Waterloo

June 18th will mark the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo. There are hundreds of books which examine the battle in fascinating detail, but for those unfamiliar with the basics: on June 18, 1815, the French army under Napoleon Bonaparte was defeated by the Anglo-Allied…

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Added by Mark Bois on June 15, 2015 at 8:00pm — 4 Comments

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