PATRICK TAYLOR, M.D., was born and raised in Bangor, County Down, in Northern Ireland. Dr. Taylor is a distinguished medical researcher, offshore sailor, model-boat builder, and father of two grown children. He is the author of the beloved Irish Country novels, beginning with An Irish Country Doctor, as well as Pray For Us Sinners and its sequel, Now and in the Hour of Our Death, a duology centered around The Troubles. He now lives on Saltspring Island, British Columbia.
"A spirited and compassionate story filled with pastoral Irish imagery, cheerful village life, and heartwarming romance." --Booklist on An Irish Country Wedding"Taylor is a bang-up storyteller who captivates and entertains from the first word." --Publishers Weekly on An Irish Country Girl"Patrick Taylor has become probably the most popular Irish-Canadian writer of all time." --The Globe and Mail"Taylor masterfully charts the small victories and defeats of Irish village life." --Irish America Magazine