TOE-TAPPING TALES: "Author Brenna
Briggs has created the perfect series
of adventures for Irish dancers... Each
one is a delightful read for dancers,
lovers of Ireland and lovers of a good
mystery, and a great way for kids to
learn a bit more about their Irish
heritage and other cultures."
"This series of "Tween" books by Brenna
Briggs has everything: a great mystery,
Irish culture, and plenty of Irish dancing.
Brenna Briggs writes with flair and passion,
and her novels fill a yawning gaping hole in
literature for Irish-American girls. Write on,
Ms. Briggs! We can't wait for the rest of
BellaOnline: Irish Culture Editor
"Think Nancy Drew meets the
Irish dance world. Anyone
who loves Irish dance will enjoy
reading about Liffey’s
"The future is bright
for Liffey Rivers."
Copyright Brenna Briggs-Brockagh Books 2006-2015
Irish dancer Liffey Rivers sets out during a
freak November 1st blizzard in Mineral Point,
Wisconsin, to help a friend decipher a
mysterious puzzle that may lead to an
undiscovered gold mine. When a blast of
frigid wind deposits a huge pile of snow in
her path, Liffey uses her Irish dance training
to launch herself over it and discovers that
High Street has two sides: a Gray Dog side
and a Red Rooster side. Same direction. Very
The Mystery of the Pointing Dog is Wisconsin
historical fiction, interwoven with Liffey
Rivers’ most challenging and baffling
mystery to date.
The Mystery of the Whispering Trees
Available October 2015
I will be in Lansing, MI, on July 25th for THE GREAT LAKES FEIS
I will be at THE DUBLIN (Ohio) IRISH
FESTIVAL from July 31st through
August 2nd. Also at THE
COLUMBUS FEIS on Saturday
morning from 7:30 a.m. until 2:00
p.m. when I go back to the Festival
for an Author's Introduction Panel.
I will speak and present some very
talented Irish Dancers on Saturday
night from 7:00 to 7:45 in the Music
Workshops Tent. They will dance
and also discuss their often
complicated lives as Irish dancers.
Thanks for visiting!
I will also be at the Minnesota Irish
Fair on Saturday, August 8 and
Sunday, August 9th in the Authors'