5 January 2015

Author profile: Gerard Brennan

Gerard Brennan's short stories have appeared in three volumes of The Mammoth Book of Best British Crime and Belfast Noir. He co-edited Requiems for the Departed, an award-winning collection of crime fiction based on Irish myths.

His novella The Point (2011) won a Spinetingler Award. It was followed by his novels Wee Rockets (2012) and Fireproof (2012).

Undercover (2014) is a Belfast cop thriller that introduces PSNI detective Cormac Kelly. The undercover cop infiltrates a ruthless gang bent on kidnapping and extortion, but is forced to break cover and shoot his way out of a hostage situation gone bad.

Brennan graduated from the MA in creative writing at Queen's University Belfast in 2012 and is currently working on a PhD.

Official author website: Gerardbrennan.co.uk

Author on Twitter: @gerardbrennan

See also: the author's blog

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