Born in Berea, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland, J. Michael got the writing bug as an editor of The Eye, his Cleveland HS newspaper, but he eschewed that field to become an engineer in Muskegon, Michigan.
To sustain his thirst for writing, he took correspondence courses, wrote short stories, created the Muskegon Writer’s Exchange spontaneous writing group (1999), and eventually wrote Deidre’s Dawn and Rising Darkness, the first novels of the young adult fantasy trilogy, The Enchantment. Relegated to the back burner for several years, J. Michael released the first book in 2016. Rising Darkness published in 2018.
J. Michael and his wife Barb live by the lovely lighthouse sunsets at Pere Marquette Beach in Muskegon near Lake Michigan and the Muskegon Lake Channel. They raised two sons and a daughter who now have blessed them with four grandchildren scattered across Michigan and Illinois.
Book Site: www.jmichaelmcfadden.com
Deidre’s Dawn: Book 1 of The Enchantment
Celtic legends of Eire-land? . . .
Or true stories of Irish heroes! . . .
Deidre loves the Abbey manuscripts. . . .
Will she become part of the lore? . . .
Will reality and myth merge? . . .
Culain dares her to discover Ancestral Secrets . . .
In the Enchanted Ards Forest! . . .
Will Faerie Magic prevail over her doubts? . . .
Can they escape the reality that stifles dreams? . . . .
Are their true parents still alive? . . .
Join their journey to find them! . . .
Meet faeries of their hearts and minds. . . .
Join Deidre all alone at Emerald Mountain. . . .
Is her heart strong enough to face the Ice Queen! . . .
Is the very fate of The Enchantment in their hands? . . .
Turn the pages now!
Dashed hopes of reunion haunt Deidre! Echoes of enchantment stir within her. . . . Are her parents still alive in Doe Castle? Can she save them and Ulster? Her new faerie skills are no match for the Dark Enchanter and his taloned horde. . . . Magical inscriptions appear in the Book of Invasions. Will the prophecy of a Champion of Ulster come true? Is the very Enchanted Forest in danger? Are Maeve and her faerie friends at risk? . . . Destiny calls Deidre and Culain to perilous tests of courage. . . . The darkness is deep!More info →