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THE MURDER BOX

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‘Very few crime writers out there can pull off high-concept and character-driven…Olivia Kiernan does exactly that’
Trevor wood

 

‘Very clever, chilling and brilliantly written’
Karen Hamilton

 

Olivia Kiernan - If looks could kill

‘A real page-turner with an ingenious plot.’

Author Patricia Gibney on The Murder Box

‘Cracking’

Author Steve Cavanagh on If Looks Could Kill.

‘You will want to devour this book and do little else but read.'

NetGalley Reviewer on The Murder Box.

‘A masterful and original thriller.’

Author Rachel Edwards on The Murder Box.

‘An exceptional crime novel.’

Author Mark Edwards on If Looks Could Kill.

About

Olivia Kiernan is an Irish writer of crime thrillers and suspense fiction. She holds an MA in Creative Writing. In the past, her work has been longlisted for the Bath and Fish Short Story Awards, the Bath Children’s Novel Award and shortlisted for the BBC Writersroom. She has written four novels in the critically acclaimed Detective Frankie Sheehan series.

Recently, LA based Freedom Films and actor/producer Victoria Smurfit have optioned the series for TV. Kiernan’s fourth novel, The Murder Box, was released in 2021 and sees Detective Frankie Sheehan receive a murder mystery game only to discover that the fictional victim at the game’s centre bears a striking resemblance to a missing woman. On release, the Irish Independent said of The Murder Box: “A clever, original story is augmented by Kiernan’s masterful writing, credible characters, and a smashing finale”. The Daily Mail said, “The plot crackles from first page to last, and the tension never lifts until the darkest of twists brings it to a superb conclusion.”

IF LOOKS COULD KILL

Olivia Kiernan - If looks could kill

‘Cracking . . . Taut, gripping and beautifully written’
Steve Cavanagh

 

‘I love DCS Frankie Sheehan, and her presence really fizzes on the pages of If Looks Could Kill.
Olivia Kiernan has done it again!’
Clare Askew

 

About

Olivia Kiernan is an Irish writer of crime thrillers and suspense fiction. She holds an MA in Creative Writing. In the past, her work has been longlisted for the Bath and Fish Short Story Awards, the Bath Children’s Novel Award and shortlisted for the BBC Writersroom. She has written four novels in the critically acclaimed Detective Frankie Sheehan series.

Recently, LA based Freedom Films and actor/producer Victoria Smurfit have optioned the series for TV. Kiernan’s fourth novel, The Murder Box, was released in 2021 and sees Detective Frankie Sheehan receive a murder mystery game only to discover that the fictional victim at the game’s centre bears a striking resemblance to a missing woman. On release, the Irish Independent said of The Murder Box: “A clever, original story is augmented by Kiernan’s masterful writing, credible characters, and a smashing finale”. The Daily Mail said, “The plot crackles from first page to last, and the tension never lifts until the darkest of twists brings it to a superb conclusion.”

Olivia Kiernan - Irish crime writer

THE KILLER IN ME

She knows how murderers are made…

The Killer in Me - Olivia Kiernan

PLAY DEAD FOR ME

Formerly Too Close To Breathe

Too close to breathe - Olivia Kiernan

TOO CLOSE TO BREATHE

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