Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Love Is Beautiful

The second novel in Norbert Mercado's Morning Glory series. Continue the journey with the exile, Jose Rizal and the foreigner, Josephine Bracken.

Friday, February 21, 2014

Morning Glory

The first novel in a trilogy about the love story of the Philippine National hero Dr. Jose Rizal, and the Irish beauty, Miss Josephine Bracken.

Other books in the Morning Glory series:
Novel 2: Love Is Beautiful 

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Help the victims of Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan)

For those who want to help, reposting this article from Manila Bulletin. International donors can also check the following websites for information on how to donate. 

Philippine Red Cross http://www.redcross.org.ph/
UNICEF http://www.unicef.org/
USAID http://www.usaid.gov/
World Vision International http://www.wvi.org/


List of businesses accepting donations for ‘Yolanda’ victims
Want to help? Here’s a list of organizations and businesses that accept donations on behalf of the victims of super typhoon ‘Yolanda’.
Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)
Location: NAIA Chapel Road, Pasay City (at the back of CAAP)
DSWD accepts cash deposits through their Landbank of the Philippines account
The account numbers: Current-3122-1011-84 Savings-3124-0055-81
If you wish to volunteer in repacking relief goods you may call 8512681 for schedule.
The Philippine Red Cross
You may donate through SMS by texting RED and send it to 2899 for Globe and 4143 for Smart. You can donate the following denominations: Globe: 5, 25, 100, 300, 500 or 1000 and for Smart: 10, 25, 50, 100, 300, 500 or 1000
For cash deposits:
Banco De Oro
Peso: 00-453-0018647
Dollar: 10-453-0039482
Swift Code: BNORPHMM
Peso: 151-3-041631228
Dollar: 151-2-15100218-2
Swift Code: MBTCPHMM
Philippine National Bank
Peso: 3752 8350 0034
Dollar: 3752 8350 0042
Swift Code: PNBMPHMM
Unionbank of the Philippines
Peso: 1015 4000 0201
Dollar: 1315 4000 0090
Swift code: UBPHPHMM
For in-kind donation you may send it to Philippine Red Cross – National Headquarters in Manila. You may also contact them to arrange donation pick-up.
World Food Programme Philippines
They accept donations via credit card or Pay Pal.
Operation Walang Iwanan – Gawad Kalinga
They accept cash donations only at their Philippine Peso Current Account number-3101 0977 56 BPI EDSA Greenhills and US$ Savings Account number-3104 0162 34
* BPI EDSA Greenhills. Their swift code is BOPIPHMM
Caritas Filipinas Foundation is accepting donations online. You may visit their website at http://ushare.unionbankph.com/caritasfilipinas/
Ayala Foundation also accepts donations online. You may visit http://victoryplatform.everynation.org.ph/victorygiveviacreditcard/giveviacreditcard.aspx or http://victoryplatform.everynation.org.ph/giveviabpi/giveviabpi.aspx
Victory also accepts in-kind and cash donations. They suggest that the items that should be prioritized are instant noodles, canned goods, bottled water, biscuits, coffee, mats and blankets.
* For cash donations they have Bank of the Philippine Islands. The name of the account is Victory Christian Fellowship. The account number for savings is 0063-3205-52. If the address is needed address it to the Fort Serendra Branch, Ground Floor, Serendra, BGC, Taguig City, Philippines. The Swift code is BOPIPHMM.
Cebu Provincial Government also calls for volunteers to repack relief goods for Northern Cebu, Leyte and Bohol victims. For those who are interested you may contact Evelyn Senajon at PSWDO, Ground Floor Executive Bldg., Cebu Provincial Capitol at 254-7198 and 254-8397.
For students who wish to donate yet they do not have time to travel due to their busy schedule, some schools are accepting donations. These are the following:
University of the Philippines System
UP Office of the Student Regent are accepting donations in cash or kind.
Their drop off pointis Vinzon’s Hall, UP Diliman, Quezon City. You may contact Alex Castro at 0917-8725396 or tweet him at @uscupdiliman, Eds 0927384-1392 and Zie 0916796-5740.
Ateneo De Manila Disaster Response and Management Team
Ateneo is accepting cash donations. You may visit their website for donations.
St. Scholastica’s College also accepts donations in any form. You send your donation at 2560 Leon Guinto St. Manila. You may also deposit at BDO account number 4580-000-210 and name it after St. Scholastica’s College Manila.
De La Salle College of St. Benilde
They will conduct a “Yakap Mo Yakap Ko Benefit Concert.”The entrance fee is P300. They will accept donations during the event on November 22 at 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Mapua Institute of Technology accepts relief goods. You may send it at 333 333 Gil Puyat Avenue Makati City.
Some restaurants are also donating for the victims of Yolanda for every food purchase.
Zark’s Burger which is located at Taft near De La Salle University is donating P20 for every order of their Jawbreaker burger.
Yabu: House of Katsu will hold a “Dine for A Cause” event on November 13. All 100 percent of their profit will be donated to the affected families in the recent calamity.
Fast food chain Mc Donald’s is also accepting donations in all Manila branches until November 15.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

The Child In The Storm

E-book available on

Janet Boncodin is about to have a baby, but her boyfriend has refused to take responsibility. What future awaits the child?

The Child In The Storm is the latest novel from the pen of Norbert L. Mercado.

Friday, September 13, 2013

QR Widget for Norbert Mercado Novels App for Smart Phones

Download the Norbert Mercado Novels App on your smart phone. Preview covers of novels and easily link to Norbert Mercado Novels pages on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Thursday, September 5, 2013

The Fall Of Egypt's Islamist Dictator

E-book available on

Winning the first democratic presidential elections in Egypt after the fall of President Hosni Mubarak, Mohammed Morsi, backed by the Muslim Brotherhood, seized absolute dictatorial powers by ramming down the people's throat an Islamist constitution placing himself above the court and the law. Dictatorial abuse of power and economic crisis in Egypt drove millions of Egyptians to protest.

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Saigon: War's Remembrance

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A veteran soldier is tired of all the fighting in his country. He comes to a point where he must flee for his life. Will he choose life over love? 

Saigon: War's Remembrance is the latest novel from the pen of Norbert L. Mercado.
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