Award-winning Stephen Puleo is the author of Voyage of Mercy,
American Treasures, The Caning, A City So Grand, The Boston Italians,
Due to Enemy Action, and Dark Tide.


    • October 21
    • The Caning
    • Olde Colony Civil War Round Table (OCCWRT)
      Annual Jubilee Dinner
      Four Points by Sheraton
      Norwood MA
      (This is a private event.)
    • October 29
    • Voyage of Mercy
    • Overlook Clubhouse
      Great Island
      Plymouth MA
      (This is a private event)
    • November 13
    • The Boston Italians
    • The Boston Italians and North End Walking Tour
      St. Leonard's Parish Youth Group
      (This is a private event.)

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Critical Acclaim for
Voyage of Mercy

From the Wall Street Journal: "Puleo has found a new way to tell the story [of the Irish famine] with this well-researched and splendidly written chronicle of the Jamestown, its captain, and an Irish priest who ministered to the starving in Cork city…Mr. Puleo’s tale, despite the hardship to come, surely is a tribute to the better angels of America’s nature, and in that sense, it couldn’t be more timely."

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Voyage of Mercy

Steve Puleo's seventh book, Voyage of Mercy, is the story of the Irish famine and the remarkable story of America's first humanitarian mission

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Voyage of Mercy Wins Christopher Award

I’m very honored that Voyage of Mercy has won a 2020 Christopher Award. These awards, issued by the nonprofit, The Christophers, celebrate writers, producers, directors, authors, and illustrators whose work “affirms the highest values of the human spirit” and reflects the The Christophers guidance, “It’s better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.”

Read the full press release here.

Due To Enemy Action now print on demand

I’m thrilled to announce that Due to enemy Action is available as a print-on-demand text.

Go to Untreed Reads to order your copy in hardcover or paperback.

Xavier Society for the Blind transcribes Voyage of Mercy into braille

Voyage of Mercy has been transcribed into braille and is available in the Xavier Society for the Blind library. Since 1900, Xavier Society for the Blind has been providing free braille and audio books to blind and visually impaired people worldwide in order for them to learn about, develop, and practice their faith.

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