Merry Christmas from the O’Gara Clan


For a child has been born for us,
a son given to us;
authority rests upon his shoulders;
and he is named
Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God,
Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.

Merry Christmas!

From our house to yours.

The O’Gara Clan

Merry Christmas

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There and Back: William Porter and His Hat


a426bf73-2c4c-49b7-b9a1-2d88400a6a56William Porter, a self-proclaimed sinner cowboy from the hills of Tennessee, adjusted his black felt cowboy hat, the leather band worn by age and the constant fingering of his strong fingers. His hands not rough and calloused like a factual rancher but soft. Never the less William Porter was at heart a true cowboy. If he had been alive in the glory days of the west, he would have worn a white hat not a black. William possessed all the qualities of a good cowboy and a few of the black hat wearing villains, when necessary. A cowboy always put the needs of the herd before himself. The safety of others, especially the defenseless, was top priority for William Porter.

Excerpt from There and Back, Perdido Key Novel #3, release date, June 2018 



Now Available on Amazon


Gadlin O’Hale’s Fantastic Recipes: From the Seven Kingdoms taken from the greatest Pub’s, Tavern’s, and Inns by Brendan O’Gara

Johan, Wandalor, Dar, Thalin and Gadlin, came from different backgrounds, thrown together by fate and these are their stories.

The first of them anyway. Currently we are collaborating on a high fantasy series to include the band of travelers you will meet in Brendan’s cookbook, more like cookbook fantasy exploit. The story will take you ,dear reader, on a journey through strange new lands where you will meet fantastic creatures and witty characters.


Coming November 1st

What’s the deal with William Porter and that hat? Will he ever find his happy ending? Want to know more about Perdido Key? Just how does that mind trick thing work? Believe in what?

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Almost There

The Creative Life

We are a family of writers, artists and dreamers. As a result, from time to time, other members of the O’Gara Clan will share their creations here with us. My other half Brendan has written an amazing adventure cookbook. This is the first of many stories about a band of travelers. This first book gives us a glimpse in to the personalities of the band of adventures and the places they are exploring. It is a collection of stories and recipes. Think Princess Bride meets the every day gourmet. We will let you know when the release date has been decided.

Gadlin O’Hale’s Fantastic Recipes