Patrick Francis Rooney was born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico, to Irish parents who immigrated to America after World War II. He lived in Texas and Northern Virginia for several years before he planted roots in Colorado. A former software engineer in the computer industry, he now devotes his time to writing fiction and playing music. Patrick uses his music, engineering, and business experience to develop the settings and characters in his novels.
This epic historical drama, set during the time of the Irish Potato Famine and the American Civil War, captures the passionate spirits of two people determined to find each other regardless of the forces conspiring to keep them apart.