Paradox Forged in Blood by Mary Frances Fisher


Cambron Press | August 24, 2016 to March 31, 2022

Self-Publish | April 4, 2022


Recently widowed Ellen O’Malley Szabo is sitting in her upstairs bedroom on June 7, 1986, waiting for the family’s preparation of her “surprise” seventieth birthday party. She glances at the Cleveland, OH newspaper headlines and is saddened to discover the forty-year-old unsolved murder of Louis Sheridan from Millionaire’s Row is being reopened with receipt of new evidence. As the Sheridan's former nanny, memories of that fateful night leave her feeling fatigued and stressed. Fearful her secret and complicit actions on the night of Louis Sheridan's murder will be revealed, Ellen falls into a deep slumber and is transported back to  events leading up to the 1939 murder.




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In 1909, Irish immigrant Michael O’Malley arrived in Cleveland, Ohio. In defiance of signs proclaiming “Irish need not apply”, he opened a successful plumbing company. Michael met his true love, Mary Ginley, and they had 7 rambunctious children providing a backdrop for humorous antics, a deadly illness, and kidnapping. Their journey focused on optimism, Irish wit, and faith to provide inner strength hidden until tested by fate. The O’Malley saga is interspersed with stories of their future spouses, each battling unique challenges as the world navigated the Great Depression and World War II.