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Giveaway

GIVEAWAY! To celebrate the upcoming publication of The Murder Box. I am giving away a package of all four books in the Frankie Sheehan series, signed and including a hardcover edition of The Murder Box. All you have to do to enter is subscribe to my newsletter before...

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Book Swag Competition

Book Swag Competition

WIN some exclusive IF LOOKS COULD KILL book swag. Pre-order IF LOOKS COULD KILL and send a photo of your receipt to FrankieBookSwag@gmail.com to enter a draw to win. OR a screenshot of where you shared the competition. (Retweet of the comptetition on Twitter are...

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Thinking About Holidays: With or Without You

Thinking About Holidays: With or Without You

I have long battled against my tendency to worry. That common Irish phrase: ah sure what’s the worst that can happen, is seldom heard fall from my lips. For most of my life, I’ve seen this as a bad thing and, in my twenties, I worried (sorry) that it was becoming bad...

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Daniel’s Duel

Daniel’s Duel

During the editing of my latest novel, If Looks Could Kill, I was going through the manuscript trying to develop elements of the plot or passages that might deepen the experience for the reader. I stopped at a scene near the beginning where two characters are fighting...

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Lucozade Nostalgia

Lucozade Nostalgia

At the beginning of the pandemic after hearing that shops were out of paracetamol, I decided it was best to stock up on a few bottles of Lucozade should we find ourselves having to see out a fever. It wasn’t until I was putting the bottles away that I realised there...

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Bye April

Bye April

It might seem odd to resurrect my blog when I haven't had the time or concentration to work on my books as often as I'd like. But in the past blogging has been a way to get me to the computer, an exercise in helping me organise my thoughts a little, like warming up...

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If looks could kill  – coming July 2020

If looks could kill – coming July 2020

DCS Frankie Sheehan is experiencing a crisis of confidence – having become wary of the instincts that have led her face-to-face with a twisted killer and brought those she loves into direct jeopardy.She is summoned to the rural Wicklow mountains, where...

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