27 January 2017

Courses with Declan Burke and Louise Phillips

Two leading names on the Irish crime fiction scene, Declan Burke and Louise Phillips, will be presenting writing courses at the Irish Writers Centre in Dublin this spring.

23 January 2017

Brian Cleary's thriller 'The Truth Will Out'

Dublin writer Brian Cleary's debut novel The Truth Will Out, a thriller set in Ireland, has already garnered rave reviews, including Joe Duffy's Liveline on RTÉ Radio 1 last month and Liz Nugent.

13 January 2017

15th Charlie Parker novel is due next April

A Game of Ghosts, John Connolly's 15th novel featuring Charlie Parker, his haunted PI from Maine, will be published in the UK and Ireland on 6 April 2017, and in the US about four months later.

12 January 2017

Adrian McKinty on Duffy and locked room mysteries

A recent video interview with Adrian McKinty, shot in a 1980s BMW while driving around Berlin.

10 January 2017

Actor Ciarán McMenamin pens thriller 'Skintown'

Irish actor Ciarán McMenamin may be a familiar face in the theatre and on the big and small screens, but next April will also see his debut thriller Skintown. It is already being touted by publishers Doubleday Ireland as energetic, adrenaline-fuelled and even "reminiscent of Irvine Welsh's Trainspotting".

9 January 2017

Ian Rankin's RebusFest to mark 30th anniversary

The 30th anniversary of Ian Rankin's Rebus series will be marked by a RebusFest in Edinburgh. Set in the city, his first Rebus novel Knots and Crosses was released on 19 March 1987.

5 January 2017

Calling crime writers in County Laois

Ballylinan Library in County Laois is to host a crime writers group every second Wednesday at 6.30 p.m., starting this month.