About the Author
Deborah O'Toole is the author of
more than seventy books in multiple genres,
including fiction, mystery, suspense, fantasy fiction, juvenile
fiction, poetry, culinary arts, and a collection of historical
essays now available as e-books.
Celtic Remnants is a novel of enduring
yet impossible love and betrayal set in the turbulence of Ireland,
glamour of London and the wilds of Scotland. Deborah is also author of
the uniquely haunting mystery/suspense novel,
Writing under the literary
Deidre Dalton, Deborah is author of
the Collective Obsessions Saga and the
is a series of eight books which chronicle the extraordinary loves
and obsessions between two families sweeping a span of more than
one-hundred-forty years, all set against the backdrop of a Gothic seaside
mansion in Maine. Titles in the family saga include
The Twain Shall Meet,
The Keeper's Journal,
The Twilight and
Megan's Legacy. For more, go to
the Collective Obsessions official web site.
Bloodline Trilogy follows the uniquely magical yet ominous
journey of one family through time. The trilogy includes
Blood & Soul. The books are
scheduled for release through 2018. For more information, go to the
Trilogy official web site.
Author Groups &
Deborah is a member of
& Editors Network (WAE), Association of Writers,
Authors & Publishers Association; Authors, Writers,
Publishers, Editors & Writing Professionals; Book Link,
Book Marketing, Books & Writers, Craft of Writing Fiction Group,
Creative Designers & Writers (CDW),
Designers Talk; Ebooks, Ebook Readers, Digital Books &
Digital Content Publishing, Fan Fiction, Fantasy &
Sci-Fi Writers, Fiction Writers Guild (FWG),
Horror, Fantasy, Sci-Fi & Comic Book Writers; Just
Creative, Link Eds & Writers, Novel Writers, Published Authors Network,
and Working Writers & the Writers.
Deborah writes short-story
Juvenile Fiction and darkly
abstract Poetry, and is the author of a
series of articles and book reviews for Ambermont Magazine
Class Notes. She has also penned a collection of
historical essays now available in
multiple e-book formats.
Using the pseudonym
Shenanchie O'Toole, she writes for
She is author and co-editor of the
Community Garden Cookbook,
Food Fare Cookbook,
Furry Friends Cookbook,
Global Seafood Cookbook,
Larkin Community Cookbook,
Quirky Snacks Cookbook,
Recipes-on-a-Budget Cookbook and the
Soups & Stews Cookbook, along with more than forty
titles in the exclusive
Fare Culinary Collection.
She posts frequent entries at her primary web
Irish Eyes. She also has pages at
To see a visual array of Deborah's
work, visit the Books Flash Gallery.
For information about Deborah's future projects,
go to In the Works.
Deborah was born in Greenwich, Connecticut. She
has also lived in
San Francisco, Tucson, Reno and Spokane, among other US cities.
She currently resides with her
Rainee Gabriella, and a demonic feline of
Bengal/Siamese origins named
Her favorite authors and writing
influences include Evelyn Anthony, Maeve Binchy, Elizabeth Byrd, James Clavell,
Dorothy Daniels, Ken Follett, Marilyn Harris, Susan Kay, Stephen
King, Norah Lofts, Colleen McCullough, Marilyn Ross, Edward
Rutherfurd, Bertrice Small, Barbara Taylor Bradford, Leon Uris,
Alison Weir and Kathleen Woodiwiss.
A lifelong Tudor and Irish history buff,
Deborah likes to browse through the local paperback exchange in
her free time. She enjoys needlepoint, growing her own herbs and
experimenting in the kitchen on whim. She also toys with web
Between long bouts of writing, she likes to relax
by playing computer
games. Favorites include variations of solitaire (Precedence, Pyramid and Russian Solitaire), time-management (Cooking
Dash & Diner
Dash) and hidden object games (Mystery Case Files).