30 July 2016

New crime anthology 'Trouble Is Our Business'

Trouble Is Our Business, a new anthology of short stories by leading Irish crime writers, will be published by New Island Books this September.

26 July 2016

Troubles thriller 'The Psalm Killer' reissued

Chris Petit's 1997 Belfast-based thriller The Psalm Killer has been reissued by Picador Classic.

22 July 2016

Patricia Gibney signs four-book deal

Patricia Gibney has been signed by Bookouture in a four-book deal. The Mullingar writer's debut novel, the crime thriller Remember Me, is due to be published in April 2017.

21 July 2016

'The Black-Eyed Blonde' for the big screen

Scannain.com reports that leading Irish director John Crowley and The Departed screenwriter William Monahan have been lined up for a feature film version of The Black-Eyed Blonde, John Banville's 2014 novel written as Benjamin Black.

20 July 2016

Cillian Murphy and Jamie Dornan in 'Anthropoid'

Irish actors Cillian Murphy and Jamie Dornan head the cast in Anthropoid, based on the true story of a pair of Czech and Slovak-born soldiers in exile who were parachuted into their homeland to assassinate leading Nazi Reinhard Heydrich in World War II.

16 July 2016

Toby Jones in Conrad's 'The Secret Agent'

The first episode of BBC 1's lavish new adaptation of Joseph Conrad's 1907 novel The Secret Agent goes out on 9 p.m. on Sunday, 17 July 2016.

15 July 2016

Craig McDonald to give Dublin reading

Award-winning American crime writer and journalist Craig McDonald will discuss his work on 3 August 2016 at 6 p.m. at Peruke & Periwig on Dawson Street in Dublin. There will be a book signing afterwards, all welcome.

Three Chords and the Truth, the final novel in his Hector Lassiter series, will be published next November.

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11 July 2016

'I Am Not a Serial Killer' trailer

Irish/US co-production I Am Not a Serial Killer features Max Records and Back to the Future star Christopher Lloyd. Directed by Billy O’Brien, the supernatural thriller is an adaptation of Dan Wells's novel of the same name and was shot in Minnesota.

6 July 2016

Debut thriller by Wexford author Cat Hogan

Published this week, Cat Hogan’s debut novel They All Fall Down is set in a fictional fishing village in County Wexford.

The psychological thriller has already received a ringing endorsement from her fellow Wexford writer Eoin Colfer: "If the Gone Girl met the Girl on the Train, they would have come up with They All Fall Down."

4 July 2016

iBAM 2016 Literature Award for Ken Bruen

Ken Bruen will be presented with this year’s iBAM Award for Literature on the opening day of the 2016 iBAM (Irish Books, Arts, and Music) celebrations.