The Keepers of Éire – Ireland Book Promotion Tour

I have lined up my first book reading/signing event for my Ireland trip: The Cliff House Hotel in Ardmore, County Waterford, Ireland on Saturday, July 12, 2014. Time and details to be announced soon.
I am very excited to read and sign at this lovely hotel, steps from St.Declan’s Well (the location of the first murder in The Keepers of Éire). Image


I have several scenes in the book set in the hotel (fictionalized, of course) and St. Declan’s Well and Oratory.
The Cliff House Hotel serves a fantastic dinner menu and I look forward to enjoying the stunning view of Ardmore Bay from the dining room. I can almost taste the salmon and purple-topped broccoli now. Yum.ImageImageImage


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Latest Promotion Updates

Check out the Booktrack trailer for The Keepers of Éire: Chapter 1.

Also, today I listed The Keepers of Éire with The Irish Book Club on their website at I will be sending a copy for review in the next day or two. This site is designed for advertising of Irish authors and those authors that write about Ireland.

With St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner, tell all your friends about a new fantasy novel with a bit of mystery and romance they would surely enjoy.

May soft be the grass you walk on. May fair be the skies above you. May true be the joys that surround you. And may dear be the hearts that love you.


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The Keepers of Éire book launch at Irish Castle Shop, SF

Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day! On March 1, 2014, The Irish Castle Shop in San Francisco, CA. rolled out the green carpet for me, my dragons, and friends & family (both old and new). 

Check out these video clips where I discussed my love of dragons, my intrigue with my Celtic heritage, and how that combination translated into my debut novel, The Keepers of Éire.

The Keepers of Éire: Introduction & Reading

The Keepers of Éire: Q & A



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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a book launch

Kick off March and St. Patrick’s Day 2014 with a book launch and reading from new author Jordan Bernal. 

Event hosted by The Irish Castle Shop, 527 Geary St. San Francisco.Image


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Author Reading – Towne Center Books

On December 10, 2013, I was invited with three other writer friends to an author reading at Towne Center Books in Pleasanton, CA.

Author Reading - Towne Center Books
Author Reading – Towne Center Books

Left to right: Jordan Bernal, Neva Hodges, Elaine Schmitz, & Julaina Kleist-Corwin.

I read an excerpt from my recently released novel, The Keepers of Éire. Of course, any reading of mine must include props—check out a small selection of my dragon collection. My novel can be found at: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and requested at bookstores worldwide.

Elaine read from her novel Recipes & Recollections of My Greek-American Family. We snacked on delicious cookies Elaine made from her book.

Neva Hodges and Julaina Kleist-Corwin read excerpts from their short stories in Harlequin’s 2014 Christmas anthology A Kiss Under the Mistletoe.

Click here to watch the video of my reading.


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Author Talk video redux

Lets try this again. Let me know if you can’t see this.

My Author Talk at John Green Elementary School link. Or go to:


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Author Talk – New link for video

Sorry Folks,

I inadvertently used an ‘S’ where I should have used a ’5′ in the link.

Here is the correction: Check out my video here.

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