Adventures in bagpiping:
my uilleann pipe saga
Welcome to the official website of author  John Donohue

Writing about
action, identity,
and meaning
I've been banging around dojo
for more than thirty years.
In the process, I've learned a few things:
how we forge connections to things
larger than ourselves,
how conduct, ordeal, and courage
lend dignity to the human condition.

If this sounds interesting, please read on....
. Multilayered and satisfying, a welcome and well-
developed addition to an accomplished martial arts
Kirkus Reviews

It is these insights…that lend Enzan its true promise--
namely to render traditional martial arts practice as a
way of living relevant to the warp and woof of the
modern world. Doing so lifts John Donohue's work into
the mainstream of crime/adventure fiction.
Arthur Rosenfeld in the Huffington Post
Latest book:
The Qi Eaters is now out as an e-book
and available on
Enzan awarded the Benjamin Franklin
Award Gold Medal
for Mystery and Suspense Fiction for