The Irish who could flee went to America. Black potatoes and death surrounded those who remained. Danny has to find a way to stay alive during the long years of the potato famine. He takes his strength from his family’s love and the kindness of strangers. He is driven by his hatred for the men who tumbled his cottage and forced his family to the workhouse. Somehow, Danny must survive a tragic time when one million Irish will die. He must live to tell his story of the Irish during the time of the Great Hunger.
Irish Crossings is a voyage of love, partings and new beginnings in the time of the Irish Potato Famine. Caitlin and Paddy embark on a journey across a beautiful country overwhelmed with heart-breaking sadness during the time of the great hunger. A harrowing winter crossing takes them through the treacherous North Atlantic Ocean. But the slums of New York are not the end of the rainbow they were promised. Through their voyage together they learn the true meaning of the Irish saying, ‘It is in the shelter of each other that people live.
A young man’s love for his brother changes the way a town sees one of America’s tragic heroes. Epic paintball battles in the woods, Walleye fishing in the Maumee River, and swimming in the ice cold water of Salisbury Quarry fill Cody’s and Boomer’s high school summer days. Boomer’s boyhood dream was to be the Ottawa warrior who stood on top of Buffalo Rock safe-guarding his village. Right out of high school, he joins the army and goes to Iraq. He is horribly injured when he tries to save soldiers trapped in a Humvee destroyed by an IED. As Grand Rapids’ quarterback, Cody followed his big brother’s blocks on the football field. He is crushed when Boomer leaves home and completely devastated when he visits Boomer in the Brooke Army Medical Center. Stanley Lewinski was a photo-journalist during the War in Viet Nam. With his inspiration, Cody and his granddaughter, Kim embark on a journey to bring Boomer home.
Josh lives for soccer until the day of the accident. Brooke knows what it is like to wake up in a hospital bed with your whole life shattered. Inspired by true events, Penalty Kick is a poignant story about a teenage girl who tries to help a fifteen-year-old boy overcome devastating loss.
During one magical summer three dreams come together and baseball becomes MORE THAN A GAME. Brian McBride leads the league in stolen bases and the Hens to a pennant stretch drive but he cannot run away from the lingering image of his grandfather on his deathbed. MORE THAN A GAME is a story of family, a young man's struggle to find his destiny, and the bond baseball spins between fathers and sons