“Prose both scabrous and poetic.” – Publishers Weekly. “Proust meets Chandler over a pint of Guinness.” – Spectator. “A sheer pleasure.” – Tana French. “Among the most memorable books of the year, of any genre.” – Sunday Times. “A hardboiled delight.” – Guardian. “Imagine Donald Westlake and Richard Stark collaborating on a screwball noir.” – Kirkus Reviews. “A cross between Raymond Chandler and Flann O’Brien.” – John Banville. “The effortless cool of Elmore Leonard at his peak.” – Ray Banks. “A fine writer at the top of his game.” – Lee Child.

Friday, March 16, 2012

A Short List of Irish Crime Writers on Twitter

Being a public service broadcasting-type post, in which - much as the headline suggests - we list the Irish crime writers on Twitter, in no particular order. To (t)wit:
Declan Burke @declanburke
Niamh O’Connor @Crimethrillers
Adrian McKinty @unitedirishman
Gerard Brennan @gerardbrennan
Claire McGowan @inkstainsclaire
Louise Philips @LouiseMPhillips
John Connolly @jconnollybooks
Stuart Neville @stuartneville
Colin Bateman @ColinBateman
Conor Fitzgerald @ConorFitzgerld
Conor Brady @ConorPMBrady
William Ryan @WilliamRyan_
Casey Hill @caseyhillbooks
Alan Glynn @alanglynnbooks
Eoin Colfer @eoincolfer
Jane Casey @JaneCaseyAuthor
Bob Burke @HarryPigg
John J Gaynard @JohnJGaynar
Arlene Hunt @arlenehunt
Rob Kitchin @RobKitchin
Susan Condon @SusanCondon
Laurence O'Bryan @LPOBryan
  So there you have it. If I’ve left anyone out, please let me know and I’ll add them in …

2 comments:

seana said...

Twitter seems less like a point of no return than Facebook, but I'm still wary of it.Maybe I'm just longwinded.

Still it is a public service to list the names here. Happy St. Patrick's Day--though I'm not convinced that your country celebrates it with quite the gusto that mine does.

LP OBryan said...

Laurence O'Bryan @LPOBryan