Mick Rooney

Biography

Mick Rooney is an author, researcher and freelance journalist. He has been writing for nearly thirty years and published nine books, including Filigree & Shadow, a collection of his shorter fiction, and Academy, his debut novel. His first book, Arcadia, was published in 1990.

As a publishing consultant, he is also a regular blogger, guest and visitor to many leading writers’ forums, and he has written numerous articles and books on publishing, music and retail.

He was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1968, and though he still lives there, he also spends some of his time in the Netherlands.

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Books

The Memory of Trees
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,260. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
The Memory of Trees is the story of Carlos, a shepherd boy, who travels from his beautiful home in Cyprus, following in the footsteps of Saint Paul into the Middle East and along the road to Damascus. Experiencing unbearable loss and exile, he sets out on a journey of knowledge and adventure.
Filigree & Shadow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,180. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Filigree & Shadow is a journey and a quest into the imagination and the soul. It is a picture painted on a canvas and explored with every perception and sensation. You will be challenged to stand close to the canvas and see the minutest crack of paint, or cast an eye from afar at earthly and unearthly worlds.
Academy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,870. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history
An extraordinary journey into fiction, surrealism, and some of the greatest artist and innovators of the past. Leonardo Buonarroti works as a clerk for the region's Academy. The Academy is an all-controlling, totalitarian government ruling every aspect of a citizen's life. Set against a snow-covered, post-war, apocalyptic landscape, this Orwellian novel sets an austere atmosphere of unease.

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