About the Author

Deborah O'Toole is the author of more than eighty 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 Glinhaven, Mind Sweeper and The Crypt Artist.


Writing under the literary pseudonym Deidre Dalton, Deborah is author of the Collective Obsessions Saga and the Bloodline Trilogy.


Collective Obsessions Saga:

Collective Obsessions 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 Advent, Quixotic Crossings, The Twain Shall Meet, Enthrallment, The Keeper's Journal, Hearts Desires, The Twilight and Megan's Legacy. For more, go to the Collective Obsessions official website.


Bloodline Trilogy:

The Bloodline Trilogy follows the uniquely magical yet ominous journey of three women through time. The trilogy includes Bloodfrost, Bloodlust and Blood & Soul. For more, go to the Bloodline Trilogy official website.


Author Groups & Affiliations:

Deborah is a member of the Agents & Editors Network (WAE), All-Author, Authorgraph; Authors, Writers, Publishers, Editors & Writing Professionals; Book Bub, Books & Writers, Creative Designers & Writers (CDW), Bookshop.Org, Designers Talk, Fiction Writers Guild (FWG), Good Reads, Library Thing, Novel Writers, Published Authors Network, and Working Writers & the Writers.

More Scribbles

Deborah also writes short-story Juvenile Fiction and darkly abstract Poetry, and is the author of a series of articles and book reviews for Ambermont Magazine and 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 Food Fare. She is author and co-editor of twelve cookbooks, along with more than forty titles in the exclusive Food Fare Culinary Collection.


She posts frequent entries at her primary web log Irish Eyes. She also has pages at Amazon, Book Bub, Bookshop.Org, BookSniffer, Facebook, Instagram, Linked-In, Pinterest, Reedsy, ScribdTalkShopLive, Twitter and You Tube.


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.

Personal Tidbits

Deborah was born in Greenwich, Connecticut, USA. She has also lived in Newgulf (Texas), Danville (near San Francisco, California); Tucson (Arizona), Reno (Nevada), Spokane (Washington) and Salt Lake City (Utah), among other US cities. She currently resides in the mountain west.


Her favorite authors and writing influences include Evelyn Anthony, Maeve Binchy, Elizabeth Byrd, James Clavell, Dorothy Daniels, Diane Mott Davidson, Ken Follett, Marilyn Harris, Susan Kay, Stephen King, Norah Lofts, Mary M. Luke, Colleen McCullough, Marilyn Ross, Edward Rutherfurd, Bertrice Small, Anya Seton, 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 undertakes web design and development.


Between 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).