26 February 2016
25 February 2016
24 February 2016
Claire McGowan's short story Controlled Explosions is currently available in a free Kindle edition on Amazon.
It's a prequel to her Paula Maguire full-length series about the forensic psychologist, as it brings the character back to her teenage years.
23 February 2016
22 February 2016
Two crime dramas set in Dublin's drugs underworld are in the pipeline. Currently in post-production is Cardboard Gangsters, co-written by director Mark O’Connor with frequent collaborator John Connors (pictured above), who starred in three seasons of Love/Hate.
The third "Deadly in Dulwich" event in London is devoted to Irish crime fiction. Authors Sinead Crowley, Jo Spain and Kate McQuaile will talk about their work at Dulwich Books on 26 April 2016. Tickets for the evening are £10 including whiskey cocktails.
20 February 2016
Sam Blake's forthcoming crime novel Little Bones, which was originally going to be titled "The Dressmaker", is due out on 17 May 2016.
It's the first in a series featuring Cathy "Cat" Connolly, a twentysomething Dublin garda and kickboxing champion.
19 February 2016
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8 February 2016
David Callinan had a long and illustrious musical career before publishing his first crime fiction novel. He was born into a family from Limerick and grew up in the UK. After graduating from art school and various temporary jobs he became a full-time musician.
4 February 2016
3 February 2016
2 February 2016
Michael Russell is due to be published in May 2016, and is the third in his series of "Stefan Gillespie" historical detective novels.
Europe is in the "Phoney War". In Ireland, Detective Inspector Stefan Gillespie is keeping tabs on Irishmen joining the British Forces and closing down a Gate Theatre production of a play that has "offended" the German ambassador. He is all the more uncomfortable because Kate O’Donnell now works at the Gate.
1 February 2016
Hugh Laurie, Olivia Colman and Tom Hiddleston head a starry cast in BBC One's forthcoming adaptation of John le Carré's The Night Manager. It will be the first TV adaptation of a le Carré novel in more than two decades, and includes a cameo appearance by the author.