Incipere Awards: The Winds of Morning Honorable Mention

I'm delighted to announce that my novella, THE WINDS OF MORNING, gained an Honorable Mention in the Incipere Awards 2022 Historical Fiction category. This book is near and dear to my heart, as I wrote it after doing genealogical research with my niece. We found out that my father's family lived through An Gorta Mor … Continue reading Incipere Awards: The Winds of Morning Honorable Mention

THE WINDS OF MORNING Review from Readers’ Favorite

THE WINDS OF MORNING is a prequel novel to the Donovan Family Saga series. Author Gifford MacShane immerses us in Ireland in 1848 when the Great Famine still ravages Ireland and its people as entire families and towns are wiped out. Young Molly, recently orphaned, must do what she can to keep her younger brothers … Continue reading THE WINDS OF MORNING Review from Readers’ Favorite

WHISPERS IN THE CANYON: Another 5-star review from Readers’ Favorite

This lovely review was written by K. C. Finn. (No spoilers!) "WHISPERS IN THE CANYON is a work of fiction in the historical, romance, and interpersonal drama sub-genres, and was penned by author Gifford MacShane. Written as the opening novel to the Donovan Family Saga of books, this work is largely suitable for all readerships, … Continue reading WHISPERS IN THE CANYON: Another 5-star review from Readers’ Favorite

WHISPERS IN THE CANYON: A Readers’ Favorite Review

A 5-star review by Cheryl E. Rodriguez [with spoilers removed]: Whispers in the Canyon by Gifford MacShane is an emotionally charged love story. Adam Donovan is deeply rooted in his Irish heritage. He and all of the Donovan clan live by a heartfelt code of conduct. “A man without a family has no one, but … Continue reading WHISPERS IN THE CANYON: A Readers’ Favorite Review

WHISPERS IN THE CANYON Review: Entrada Publishing

Whispers in the Canyon is a fictional romance set in 1800s Arizona. It’s a story about hardship, love, and the importance of family and neighbors. Most importantly, it’s a story about true love and the difficulties couples can face. The novel follows the Donovan family, a large, prosperous Irish immigrant family. They are a clan … Continue reading WHISPERS IN THE CANYON Review: Entrada Publishing

WHISPERS IN THE CANYON: Historical Novel Society Review

I am so proud to announce that the HISTORICAL NOVEL SOCIETY printed a review of my debut novel in their magazine of May 2020. (Note: I removed the spoiler sentence for those who haven’t read it. Otherwise, it’s a word for word transcription.) WHISPERS IN THE CANYON Review by Brodie Curtis The Donovan family, led … Continue reading WHISPERS IN THE CANYON: Historical Novel Society Review