21 September 2017

'Lady Killers' at Bray Literary Festival

Crime fiction authors Arlene Hunt, Louise Phillips and Sam Blake will take part in the "Lady Killers" panel discussion at the Bray Literary Festival this Sunday, 24 September 2017. The event takes place in the Town Hall at 2 pm.

12 September 2017

New Belfast thriller by John Steele


John Steele's debut novel Ravenhill is a thriller set in his home town of Belfast. It is the first book in a series featuring Jackie Shaw, and has been described by Tony Parsons as "a taut, intelligent thriller that ranks as the best Belfast thriller since Harry's Game by Gerald Seymour".

4 September 2017

Irish authors at 'Bloody Scotland' festival


Irish author Liz Nugent explores Celtic and criminal connections with Scottish writer Denise Mina this Sunday as part of the Bloody Scotland festival. It takes place in Stirling from 8-10 September.

22 June 2017

Domestic noir debut by OfficeMum blogger


Andrea Mara is a freelance writer and award-winning blogger (OfficeMum.ie) who lives with her family in Dun Laoghaire.

Published by Poolbeg, her debut novel The Other Side of the Wall was partly inspired by the constant night-time waking of her youngest child - though Andrea is quick to point out that unlike her main character she never saw a body in the neighbours' garden!