Patrick Taylor, M.D., is the author of the Irish Country books, beginning with An Irish Country Doctor. Taylor was born and raised in Bangor, County Down in Northern Ireland. After qualifying as a specialist in 1969, he worked in Canada for over thirty years. He now lives on Saltspring Island, British Columbia.John Keating's narrations--including read Eoin Colfer's Airman and Avi's The Traitors' Gate--have earned Earphone Awards and an Audie nomination. He has performed with the Irish Repertory Theater, the Irish Arts Center, and the Independent Shakespeare Company. Keating also appears in the HBO mini-series John Adams, starring Paul Giamatti and Laura Linney.
"Taylor...is a bang-up storyteller who captivates and entertains from the first word." --Publishers Weekly on An Irish Country Girl"The cozy village of Ballybucklebo and its eccentric inhabitants make the holidays bright." --Library Journal on An Irish Country Christmas"Full of stories and vivid characters, [An Irish Country Village] recalls a good night in a pub. Good, light entertainment." --Booklist