Mark Doherty was born and raised in the Colorado Rockies where he developed his passion for both the outdoors and music. After graduating from Western State College of Colorado with a BA in English and Writing, he moved to Moab, Utah where he worked as a guide, musician, and carpenter for nearly ten years. After meeting his wife, he moved to the Salt Lake City area to work as a teacher. He still teaches full time, but hopes someday to retire and write full time. In 2016 he completed his MA degree in English, Creative Nonfiction and has produced his sixth manuscript for which he is currently seeking publishers. In his free time, he and his wife spend as much time as possible hiking, skiing, ocean kayaking, bicycling, and backpacking. He still plays music daily for his high school students.
The Light of Shimmering Cove
by Mark Doherty
Published: July 22, 2013
Adventurous school teacher Jack Carment discovers a unique injustice regarding one of his students’ parents while teaching at school which compels him to once again engage in solving a tough problem and helping to fight a challenging court case. Filled with both descriptive outdoor adventure and anecdotal classroom scenes, the story weaves an adventure tale together with anecdotes and philosophy.
The Howling of Holcomb Peak
by Mark Doherty
Published: July 7, 2013
Adventurous school teacher Jack Carment faces a unique challenge at school which compels him and several of his students and new friends to climb a challenging mountain and face a perplexing court case.
Filled with both exciting outdoor adventure and anecdotal classroom scenes, the story weaves an adventure tale together with some creative problem solving and philosophy.
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