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Eoin Dempsey

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Eoin Dempsey was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1977. He grew up in the beautiful Dublin suburb of Dalkey, where he and his friends would jump into the icy waters of the Irish Sea (during summertime) to prove their manliness. Eoin had a fantastic time attending Blackrock College, where he played rugby (poorly) and did his best to coast his way through. Eoin’s first ambition was to play rugby for Ireland. Due to a lack of talent, he soon abandoned that goal for the more reasoned path of the rock star. He played in bands through his teens and well into his twenties before harsh reality came calling, and his dreams of being the next Keith Moon faded.

Eoin made the ill-reasoned decision to study business in university and was accepted into Universi
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Eoin Dempsey Hi Barbara,

My inspiration all came from the initial act of finding someone in the snow, someone mysterious, who could literally fall out of the sky an…more
Hi Barbara,

My inspiration all came from the initial act of finding someone in the snow, someone mysterious, who could literally fall out of the sky and change your life. Everything else stemmed from there. When my research turned up the story of the White Rose, I knew I had to tell their story.

My new novel is about the Klondike Gold Rush! I'm doing final edits on it now. It should be out on November!(less)
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