Adrian McKinty is an Irish novelist. He was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland in 1968 and grew up in Victoria Council Estate, Carrickfergus, County Antrim. He read law at the University of Warwick and politics and philosophy at the University of Oxford. He moved to the United States in the early 1990s, living first in Harlem, New York and from 2001 onwards Denver, Colorado where he taught high school English and began writing fiction. He currently lives in Melbourne, Australia with his wife and two children.
If somebody could tell me why I'm so disorganised and let things like this linger on Mt TBR for too long I'd appreciate it.
From the Blurb:
On the Irish border, Inspector Celsius Daly investigates human trafficking and a scorched corpse
Named one of 2012's 10 best crime novels by Kirkus Reviews, Disappeared is the haunting tale of Northern Ireland where the Troubles may never have ended.
Bittersweet this one - I've so been looking forward to the final Sean Duffy book, and now it's hear and I've read it. What next?
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Born in Ireland, Isa Moynihan lived in Singapore and Malaysia before settling in New Zealand. She is fiction editor of Takahe literary magazine and has been published in anthologies and literary magazines in New Zealand and overseas. In 1996 Isa won the Reed Fiction Award for her collection, Sex and the Single Mayfly.
Anthony Quinn (b. 1971) is an Irish author and journalist. Born in Northern Ireland’s County Tyrone, Quinn majored in English at Queen’s University, Belfast. After college, he worked a number of jobs—social worker, organic gardener, yoga teacher—before finding work as a journalist.
John Connolly was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1968 and has, at various points in his life, worked as a journalist, a barman, a local government official, a waiter and a dogsbody at Harrods department store in London. He studied English in Trinity College, Dublin and journalism at Dublin City University, subsequently spending five years working as a freelance journalist for The Irish Times newspaper, to which he continues to contribute.
Declan Burke is the author of four novels: Eightball Boogie and Slaughter's Hound, both featuring the private eye Harry Rigby; Absolute Zero Cool; and The Big O.
Julie Parsons was born in New Zealand but has lived most of her adult life in Ireland. She has tried her hand at artist's model, typesetter, freelance journalist, radio and television producer - before turning to writing fiction. She lives outside Dublin, by the sea, with her family.
Ken Bruen, born in Galway in 1951, is the author of The Guards (2001), the highly acclaimed first Jack Taylor novel. He spent twenty-five years as an English teacher in Africa, Japan, S.E. Asia and South America. His novel Her Last Call to Louis Mac Niece (1997) is in production for Pilgrim Pictures, his "White Trilogy" has been bought by Channel 4, and The Guards is to be filmed in Ireland by De Facto Films.