November 2017 Round-up: Classics and Literary

November 2017 Round-up: Classics and Literary

In my November post each year, I include some December awards information, because the last post of the year will summarise the whole year allowing no time for specifically November news. So, in November, The invisible war by Ailsa Wild, Briony Barr, Gregory Crocetti,...
Crime Fiction and True Crime: Round Up Five 2017

Crime Fiction and True Crime: Round Up Five 2017

Since the last crime round up AWW reviewers have paid a lot of attention to the flurry of second books being published by our latest crop of emerging talents. Among the accolades she received for her debut novel THE DRY Jane Harper won this year’s Davitt Award...
Sunday Spotlight: Joan O’Hagan

Sunday Spotlight: Joan O’Hagan

Joan O’Hagan (1926−2014) published four crime novels during her lifetime and was working on a fifth novel – a story about St Jerome – when she died in 2014. Her daughter, Denise, decided to publish the book and Jerome and His Women came out in 2015...
Saturday Spotlight: Dorothy Johnston

Saturday Spotlight: Dorothy Johnston

Today we feature Dorothy Johnston whose crime novel, The Swan Island Connection (For Pity Sake Publishing), will be launched in Queenscliff, the novel’s setting, on 7 October. Welcome Dorothy, and thanks for participating in Saturday Spotlight. What authors and...