2016 was another bumper year for Irish crime fiction, from a wide range of newcomers to the latest offerings by the likes of Tana French and Adrian McKinty. It also saw the publication of Trouble Is Our Business, a terrific anthology of short stories edited by Declan Burke. Here are our picks of the year.
29 December 2016
Writer and musician Mikel Santiago drew on his experiences in Donegal for his debut novel The Last Night At Tremore Beach. Already a best-seller in his native Spain and with the translation rights sold in 12 countries, the book's English-language version will be published in March 2017.
20 December 2016
"Crime Fiction: Detection, Public and Private, Past and Present" is the theme of a major interdisciplinary academic conference in Bath next June. The fourth Captivating Criminality event takes place at Bath Spa University from 29 June to 1 July 2017.