Let me tell you a story...
Céad míle fáilte (a hundred thousand welcomes) to the web site of Irish-American novelist Mary Pat Hyland.
Her novels set in Upstate New York include
The Maeve Kenny Series: The Cyber Miracles, A Sudden Gift of Fate and A Wisdom of Owls; the trad Irish music parody 3/17; the suspense novel, The TerminalDiner; and a family saga, The House With the Wraparound Porch. In 2014 she released her first collection of short stories, In the Shadows of the Onion Domes.
Within this site you can read more about her inspiration, reviews and where to purchase her works in paperback and ebook format.
BLOG: The Hylander Diner, featuring news on her works, fellow indie writers and the Kindle Revolution.
THE MARY PAT HYLAND DAILY, an epaper of news stories on writing and publishing: http://paper.li/cailinAolain/selfpublishing
SUBSCRIBE to the Mary Pat Hyland mailing listClick HERE to receive the latest information on new releases, special sales and events.
BUY MY WORKS @ AMAZON.COM
Click here: Author Mary Pat Hyland's aStore
Buy my books in all digital formats HERE
WHERE TO BUY IN PERSON
The following independent book sellers sell my works:
RiverRead Books, 5 Court St., Binghamton, NY 13905
Longs' Cards and Books, 115 Main St., Penn Yan, NY 14527
33 Shether St, Hammondsport, NY 14840
Want YOUR bookstore to carry my books? Tell them they are distributed by Ingram & CreateSpace. You can find the ISBN codes for each book on my Works page.
JUNE 24, 2013: Selected by the Arts Center of Yates County as an Artist in Residence for 2013—the first writer selected by the program.
DEC. 4, 2012: 3/17 reached No. 1 on Amazon France's English Language Kindle Humor Books.
SEPT. 12, 2012: The Cyber Miracles reached No. 11 on Amazon Germany's Top 100 Bestseller List, Humor, today.
APRIL 21, 2012: New review of "A Wisdom of Owls" helps push it onto Amazon Top 100 Bestsellers list. Read Carlos Royal's review here: http://mollysbox.wordpress.com/2012/04/21/a-wisdom-of-owls/
MAY 17, 2011: 3/17 made it onto Amazon.com's Top 100 Bestsellers today!
Women Authors of Fiction:
The Craft of Writing
August 6-9, 2015
SUNY Broome, Binghamton, NY
I'll be teaching two courses.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS JULY 3rd.
Read all of the retreat details HERE
Mary Pat Hyland's first collection of short stories. The book includes eighteen tales inspired by characters, gossip and local lore from the Triple Cities in upstate New York.
Paperback list price: $14.95
Barnes & Noble
HER MOST POPULAR NOVEL
The House With the Wraparound Porch, a family saga set in the Finger Lakes of New York State.
Click here to order at Hyland's eStore. Amazon. Barnes & Noble. Kobo. All digital formats at Smashwords
Aug. 6-9: Women Authors of Fiction Writers Retreat, Keynote speaker, SUNY Broome, Binghamton, NY
July 27: Apalachin Book Club - reviewing The House With the Wraparound Porch
April 6: "A Writer's Inspiration," talk to be given at the Shakespeare Club, Whitney Point
Jan. 21: Vestal Book Club - reviewing In the Shadows of the Onion Domes
Dec, 13: 2 p.m., Book discussion & signing for In the Shadows of the Onion Domes, The Book Vault, 46 Washington Ave., Endicott, NY.
Nov. 15: 3 p.m., Book launch: In the Shadows of the Onion Domes, Riverread Books, 5 Court St., Binghamton, NY. The author will discuss and sign her new book.
Nov. 12: 10:30 a.m., Binghamton Now talk show, WNBF AM1290
Oct. 15: Noon, Broome County Public Library, Book Review, The House With the Wraparound Porch, given by the author.
July 23: Meet the Author & Book Discussion, The House With the Wraparound Porch, 6:30 p.m., Modeste Bedient Memorial Library, 3699 Route 54A, Branchport, NY. Bring your copy and the author will sign it. Books available for sale. http://www.branchportlibrary.org/
Nov. 25: Meet the Author, Phelps Mansion Museum, Binghamton.
Oct. 16: High Tea with the Author, The Highlands, Johnson City, NY.
Oct. 16: Book discussion with The Literary Ladies, Endicott, NY.
Sept. 21: Book discussion & signing, The House With the Wraparound Porch, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., Longs' Cards and Books, 115 Main St., Penn Yan, NY
Sept. 18: Meet The Author, Fred & Harriett Taylor Memorial Library, Hammondsport, NY.
Sept. 15-22: Artist Residency, Arts Center of Yates County Sunny Point campus, Keuka Lake, NY.
Aug. 16: Book Launch, The House With the Wraparound Porch, RiverRead Books, Binghamton, NY.
October 17, 2012: Book review, The Maeve Kenny Series, Broome County Public Library, Binghamton, NY
June 28, 2012: Discussing A Sudden Gift of Fate with the Newark Valley Book Chat.
April 3, 2012: Review of The Terminal Diner, 7 p.m., George F. Johnson Memorial Library, Endicott, NY.
October 23: Rescheduled official launch of The Terminal Diner, 2-4 p.m., RiverRead Books, Binghamton NY
September 20: Local Authors Night, 6:30-8 p.m., Barnes & Noble, Vestal NY
September 10: Official launch of The Terminal Diner, 2-4 p.m., RiverRead Books, Binghamton.
August 10: Discussing A Sudden Gift of Fate, 7 p.m., Glen Haven Book Club, Glen Haven, NY
April 5: Review of 3/17 at 7 p.m., George F. Johnson Memorial Library, Endicott NY
March 15: Discussing 3/17 on WSKG's "Off the Page" radio show, 1 p.m. (rebroadcast at 7 p.m.)