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Mary Pat Hyland

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MaryPat is an award-winning former newspaper journalist and Amazon Top 100 Bestseller who writes novels with Irish-American characters set in upstate New York State.
She has just released her first collection of short stories, In the Shadows of the Onion Domes, and is the author of six novels including The Maeve Kenny series: The Cyber Miracles (Book 1), A Sudden Gift of Fate (Book 2) & A Wisdom of Owls (Book 3); 3/17 (an Irish trad music parody of Dante's Inferno); and The Terminal Diner (a suspense novel).
Her latest novel is The House With the Wraparound Porch, a family saga spanning four generations from 1920-2006.
Hyland also blogs about Indie Writers and ebooks at The Hylander Diner.
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thecurseofthestrawberrymoon_cover_450x684Here it is—the title and cover of my new rock ‘n’ roll mystery. This is book one of the five-part Caviston Sisters Mystery series. Each one takes place in the Finger Lakes of upstate New York, specifically Keuka Lake.


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