Michael Hurley, author of The Vineyard, on tour November 2014

Posted By on July 27, 2014

About The Vineyard

• Paperback: 384 pages
• Publisher: Ragbagger Press (November 25, 2014)

Ten years after college, three very different women reunite for a summer on the island of Martha’s Vineyard.  As they come to grips with various challenges in their lives, their encounter with a reclusive fisherman threatens to change everything they believe about their world—and each other.

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Michael HurleyAbout Michael Hurley

Michael Hurley and his wife Susan live near Charleston, South Carolina. Born and raised in Baltimore, Michael holds a degree in English from the University of Maryland and law from St. Louis University.

The Prodigal, Michael’s debut novel from Ragbagger Press, received the Somerset Prize for mainstream fiction and numerous accolades in the trade press, including Publishers Weekly, Kirkus Reviews, ForeWord Reviews, BookTrib, Chanticleer Reviews, and IndieReader. It is currently in development for a feature film by producer Diane Sillan Isaacs. Michael’s second novel, The Vineyard, is due to be released by Ragbagger Press in December 2014.

Michael’s first book, Letters from the Woods, is a collection of wilderness-themed essays published by Ragbagger Press in 2005. It was shortlisted for Book of the Year by ForeWord magazine. In 2009, Michael embarked on a two-year, 2,200 mile solo sailing voyage that ended with the loss of his 32-foot sloop, the Gypsy Moon, in the Windward Passage between Cuba and Haiti in 2012. That voyage and the experiences that inspired him to set sail became the subject of his memoir, Once Upon A Gypsy Moon, published in 2013 by Hachette Book Group.

When he is not writing, Michael enjoys reading and relaxing with Susan on the porch of their rambling, one-hundred-year-old house. His fondest pastimes are ocean sailing, playing piano and classical guitar, cooking, and keeping up with an energetic Irish terrier, Frodo Baggins.

Find out more about Michael at his website and connect with him on Facebook.

Michael’s Tour Stops

Monday, November 3rd: Back Porchervations

Tuesday, November 4th: missris

Wednesday, November 5th: The Book Wheel

Thursday, November 6th: The many thoughts of a reader

Friday, November 7th: Book Journey

Monday, November 10th: Kritters Ramblings

Wednesday, November 12th: Book Loving Hippo

Wednesday, November 12th: Jorie Loves a Story

Thursday, November 13th: Lisa’s Yarns

Friday, November 14th: Open Book Society

Tuesday, November 18th: Svetlana’s Reads and Views

Friday, November 21st: Read-Love-Blog

Monday, November 24th: Patricia’s Wisdom

Monday, November 24th: Book, Books Everywhere!

Tuesday, November 25th: Priscilla and Her Books

Wednesday, November 26th: A Chick Who Reads

Friday, November 28th: Fuelled by Fiction

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