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Jane Casey – The Reckoning
Posted by Vanessa O'Loughlin in > Crime > Interviews

There is something serene about Jane Casey that utterly belies the darkness of the books she writes. Brought up in Dublin, Casey is elegant and cultured, her Irish accent subtle....

Arlene Hunt’s The Chosen
Posted by Julie Murphy in > Crime > Interviews

Arlene Hunt is an Irish author who has made her mark firmly on the Irish crime writing scene with six best sellers. I caught up with her just before the launch...

Colin Bateman, Criminally Funny
Posted by Kevin Massey in > Crime > Interviews

In these gloomy times, we can all do with something that is guaranteed to give us a laugh, a hearty chuckle or an incapacitating fit of giggles.  Colin Bateman’s books...

Declan Burke – Absolute Zero Cool
Posted by Kevin Massey in > Crime > Interviews

“The best piece of advice I was ever given was, ‘Stop writing.’ It was given to me by a former editor of mine, John Ryan, when I handed in a...

Stuart Neville – Serial Thriller
Posted by Sarah Downey in > Crime > Interviews

In an exclusive interview Stuart Neville chatted to writing.ie’s Sarah Downey about striking it lucky, villains & writing his popular, bestselling series. “The Last Dance” turned out to be just...

Cometh the Hour, Cometh the Fowl
Posted by Declan Burke in > Crime > Interviews

Author and journalist Declan Burke recently sat down with Eoin Colfer (right), to interview him about his new novel, PLUGGED. The result reads a lot like this: “I started writing...

Risky Business
Posted by Vanessa O'Loughlin in > Crime > Interviews

Niamh O’Connor is the True Crime editor of the Sunday World newspaper and a bestselling author. Her first fiction, If I Never See You Again stormed into the top ten of the...

Melissa Hill has Crime in Mind
Posted by Sarah Downey in > Crime > Interviews

So who is Casey Hill? Meilssa Hill is one of the brightest stars of contemporary Irish woman’s fiction with an impressive number of bestselling novels to her name.  Casey Hill,...

Jane Casey: A Burning Ambition
Posted by Declan Burke in > Crime > Interviews

Jane Casey’s debut novel, THE MISSING, was shortlisted for the Irish Book Awards crime fiction category, and her new offering, the very fine THE BURNING, should be landing on a...

12 Hours with True Crime Writer Abigail Rieley
Posted by Abigail Reilly in > Crime > Interviews

It’s not every gig where putting a foot wrong will land you in front of a High Court judge but with court reporting that’s what happens if you make a...