30 November 2016
28 November 2016
Aberdeen is to host its first "Granite Noir" crime fiction festival from 24 to 28 February 2017. There will be talks, film screenings and workshops, and guests include leading writerrs Denise Mina, Christopher Brookmyre and Stuart MacBride and some Scandinavian authors.
24 November 2016
21 November 2016
The Coroner's Daughter is Andrew Hughes's follow-up to his debut novel, The Convictions of John Delahunt (2013). Due to be published in February 2017, it features a young female sleuth operating at the dawn of modern forensic science.
17 November 2016
#BGEIBA The Trespasser by @tanafrench takes home the @BGEIBAS @booksaremybag Crime Fiction Book of the Year @HachetteIre pic.twitter.com/ln7tAQO3Qj— Bord Gáis Energy (@BordGaisEnergy) 16 November 2016
The Trespasser by Tana French has won the crime category in the 2016 Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards. Graham Norton's debut novel Holding was winner in the Popular Fiction Book of the Year category, and Liz Nugent's Lying in Wait took the "Ryan Tubridy Show Listener’s Choice" award.
15 November 2016
Tiger Aspect, the people behind BBC gangster saga Peaky Blinders, are planning a TV series based on the "Karen Perry" novel Girl Unknown, the psychological thriller by writing duo Paul Perry and Karen Gillece.
Meanwhile the Irish Times reports that the Dublin-based duo are also working with Irish film company Subotica on the adaptation of their first novel together, The Boy That Never Was.
8 November 2016
7 November 2016
Former Garda detective T.R. Croke's debut novel The Devil's Luck is published this morning. The police procedural and conspiracy thriller features
Detective Kate Bowen of Dublin’s Surveillance and Intelligence Unit.
5 November 2016
The Laois Leaves Literary Festival includes a crime fiction night at Dunamaise Arts Centre on Saturday, 12 November. Irish authors Louise Phillips, Niamh O’Connor and Andrea Carter will be joined by visiting writer Thomas Enger, the Norwegian author of the Henning Juul series.
4 November 2016
3 November 2016
Uhhh, 'Get Shorty' TV series on @EpixHD w/ @BigBoyler & #RayRomano ? We're in. #GetShorty https://t.co/EnoMyuaYA3— Actors Comedy Studio (@ActorsComedy) August 24, 2016
Irish actor and writer Chris O'Dowd has begun filming the "re-envisioned" remake of Elmore Leonard's dark comedy thriller Get Shorty in Los Angeles. Production will also take place in Albuquerque through to May 2017.