Author Archives: Liam H Dooley

About Liam H Dooley

Liam H. Dooley is an Irish-American author living in Asia and Europe. He has a passion for history and traveling. Most of his time is spent touring the world, visiting museums, iconic buildings, monuments, and grand squares in search of knowledge and inspiration. As a child and university student he played the cello while studying international relations, and when he is not researching and writing novels or planning trips he immerses himself in current events and international affairs. You may learn more about Liam H. Dooley at his official web site: www.liamhdooley.com

Tehran, the Nuclear Deal, and The Holy Diamond

Just a week ago the the P5+1(+0.5) and the Islamic Republic of Iran signed a deal to limit the IR of Iran’s nuclear facilities, production capabilities, and potential to develop a nuclear weapon / limitations on the potential to have … Continue reading

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The Holy Diamond Now (Finally) on iTunes/iBook!

The Holy Diamond is now on Apple’s iTunes and iBooks!  It took me ages to figure out the correct formatting, the uploading process, and all that dull, administrivia stuff but it’s finally done! All you have to do is search … Continue reading

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A USER REVIEW OF THE MACBOOK 12 INCH RETINA REVIEW

By Liam H. Dooley, Fiction Author I have owned the MacBook 12 inch retina for about two weeks, with moderate use.  I want to give you an honest review that is more than just a critic or expert looking at … Continue reading

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Believe or Not Believe: Seymour Hersh and the Truth of the Osama bin Laden Raid at Abbottabad, Pakistan

By Liam H. Dooley Fiction author of The Holy Diamond   Conspiracy Skeptic I am not a conspiracy theorist.  I believe that terrorists  and al Qaeda attacked the USA on 11 September 2001.  I am certain that while the US … Continue reading

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Greetings from Washington, DC!

Hello Friends and Fans! So the Liam Blog and The Holy Diamond have been on a bit of a vacation for some months, mostly working on new creative writing efforts and traveling.  News on new writing projects will come soon, … Continue reading

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Wine, Writing, and Cinque Terre, Italy

Cinque Terre, Italy, is a seaside mountainous area of Italy on the boot’s upper west side, south of Genoa and north of Rome. I recently went there to discover the villages (officially five), the landscape, the sea, and wine. I … Continue reading

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The Blog is Back! Liam Lives!!

As General MacArthur once said, “I have returned!” After a long absence from blogging and doing anything novel related, I am back in business! So you can now shower yourselves with ceiling-dropped balloons and safely toss about firecrackers in celebration. … Continue reading

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Hostels (Part 1)

The Holy Diamond was inspired by a lot of themes, including music, Eurovision, Nuremburg, and the Imperial Crown of the Holy Roman Empire. But one of themes I wanted to include was the hostel life. For those who have been … Continue reading

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Hamburg: Writing of the Reeperbahn

When you write a novel, ideally you will write about a place that you know, or at least have been to. Indeed, most authors seem to write their first book or novelette, published or not, about their hometown or home … Continue reading

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The Crown of Charlemagne

The Holy Diamond had many inspirations, and one of them is the Crown of the Holy Roman Empire.  In my travels across Europe I have seen many crowns great and small.  There are the crowns in the Tower of London … Continue reading

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