Murder Mystery Pub Crawls!

Today will the first of several Murder at the Malden Bank pub crawls planned this summer in my hometown of Malden, Massachusetts. I am very grateful to the City of Malden for giving this first time novelist such a tremendous platform! My novel, Abel Bodied: Murder at the Malden Bank is based on the DecemberContinue reading “Murder Mystery Pub Crawls!”

Perseverance and the anniversary of revealing my novel to the world

For eight years, I toiled away on my book. An English literature major in college, my goal in life was to eventually become a novelist. It took a while but I never gave up my dream. I kept the book-in-progress mostly to myself, afraid of the cliche of being middle-aged with a half-finished manuscript gainingContinue reading “Perseverance and the anniversary of revealing my novel to the world”

Michael Cloherty’s “Abel Bodied” Covers First Murder Bank Robbery in the Country – The Blue and Gold

Michael Cloherty’s “Abel Bodied” Covers First Murder Bank Robbery in the Country – The Blue and Gold — Read on http://www.maldenblueandgold.com/2022/04/michael-clohertys-abel-bodied-covers-first-murder-bank-robbery-in-the-country/

Take a trip through 1906 San Francisco four days before an earthquake destroyed the city

My novel, Abel Bodied: Murder at the Malden Bank, based on the first murder during a bank robbery in American history, is set in my hometown of Malden, MA in 1863. I had access to photographs, maps, newspapers and other historical resources from the era for my research. I often walked along the real locationsContinue reading “Take a trip through 1906 San Francisco four days before an earthquake destroyed the city”