Praise for Declan Burke: “Burke shows again that he’s not just a comic genius, but also a fine dramatic writer and storyteller.” – Booklist. “Proust meets Chandler over a pint of Guinness.” – Spectator. “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.

Monday, December 3, 2018

Publications: Irish Crime Fiction 2018/19

Being a list of Irish crime fiction titles published / to be published in 2018/19. To wit:


IN THE COURT’S HANDS by Fiona Gartland (October 1)
TELL NOBODY by Patricia Gibney (October 3)
UNDER THE NIGHT by Alan Glynn (October 4)
A HOUSE OF GHOSTS by W.C. Ryan (October 4)
THE VISITOR by Zoe Miller (October 4)
MURDER AT GREYSBRIDGE by Andrea Carter (October 4)
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF LOUIS BLOOM by Paul Charles (October 12)
THE VOGUE by Eoin McNamee (October 18)
THE HOUSE ON VESPER SANDS by Paraic O’Donnell (October 18)
IN THE DARK RIVER by Conor Brady (October 19)

IN THE GALWAY SILENCE by Ken Bruen (November 1)
WOLVES OF EDEN by Kevin McCarthy (November 6)
WHEN YOUR EYES CLOSE by Tanya Farrelly (November 15)

THE LISTENERS by Anthony J. Quinn (December 6)
FALLOUT by Casey Hill (December 10)


THE LIAR'S GIRL by Catherine Ryan Howard (pb) (January 3)
SERENA FLANAGAN: BOOK 3 by Stuart Neville (January 10)
DARKEST TRUTH by Catherine Kirwan (January 10)
APPLE OF MY EYE by Claire Allan (January 19)
TWISTED by Steve Cavanagh (January 24)

DIRTY LITTLE SECRETS by Jo Spain (February 7)
IF SHE RETURNED by S.A. Dunphy (February 7)
THE WYCH ELM by Tana French (February 19)

INTO THE FIRE by Arlene Hunt (March 7)

CRUEL ACTS by Jane Casey (April 4)
THE KILLER IN ME by Olivia Kiernan (April 4)
A BOOK OF BONES by John Connolly (April 18)

FORGET ME NOT by Claire Allan (May 16)

NIGHT BOAT TO TANGIER by Kevin Barry (June 6)
LOST YOU by Haylen Beck (June 27)

THE CITY IN FLAMES by Michael Russell (July 4)
THE HOODED GUNMAN by John Curran (July 11)
THE BOY WHO FELL by Jo Spain (July 11)

THE SCHOLAR by Dervla McTiernan (September 19)

  NB: Publication dates are given according to Amazon UK, and are subject to change.