Ineke’s Mitten

By Charles McNamara

After Nazis kill his fiancé, a young Norwegian struggles to overcome grief and loneliness and leads the most daring nighttime raid in U.S. Army history against them. 

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New book Shining Light

Shining Light

By Charles McNamara

A collection of 22 revealing conversations, including black and white portraits, with people who share amazing stories about their lives. You will meet people such as John Shaffner – cowboy poet and chuck wagon cook, Will Morton – carousel conservator and Marjorie Lansing Porter – Adirondack ballads collector.

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The Joint

By Charles McNamara

The Joint is inmate slang for prison. In December 1974 I was granted unlimited access to the Maximum and Medium Security Prisons at the Colorado State Penitentiary in Canon City to shoot this documentary.


Fiddler’s Lament

Second Novel by Charles McNamara. Soon to be published as Kindle Ebook.

Ireland, 1860 – Separated by the British in Ireland, sweethearts Sean McNally and Erin O’Grady are arrested and exiled to Quebec, Canada. There, Sean is surprised to find his childhood sweetheart he thought he would never see again. They make their way across the U.S. border to the Adirondack Mountains in New York. They spend their first winter trying to survive in a logging camp where they are married. But the camp feels like a prison so they sneak away. Sean enlists in the Union Army. Erin disguises herself as a nurse and follows Sean into the service.

Sean is imprisoned by the Confederates. Erin finds the prison where he is being held. Will she be able to help him escape?


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