Tuesday, August 14, 2012

A Writer at the Top of His Game!

Well, if you don't believe me, here's what the crime master Lee Child had to say about Declan Burke ...

 "Everything you could want - action, suspense, character and setting. All floats on the easy lyricism of a fine writer on the top of his game." Lee Child

And the great news is, the launch of Declan's Burke latest book, SLAUGHTER'S HOUND will be happening - drum roll please on ......

Wednesday, August 22nd at 6.30 p.m.
launch of
Hodges Figgis, Dawson Street,
Dublin 2.

And just to spoil you even more, next week on www.writing.ie, I get to chat with Declan - the man who knows more about Irish crime fiction, well than blinking anyone ......

So, here's a little bit more about Declan, ....

Declan Burke has published four novels: Eight Ball Boogie (2003), The Big O (2007),Absolute Zero Cool (2011) and Slaughter’s Hound (2012). Absolute Zero Cool was shortlisted in the crime fiction section for the Irish Book Awards, and received the Goldsboro / Crimefest‘Last Laugh’ Award for Best Humorous Crime Novel in 2012. He also is the editor of Down These Green Streets: Irish Crime Writing in the 21st Century (2011),and the co-editor, with John Connolly, of Books to Die For (2012). He hosts a website dedicated to Irish crime fiction called Crime Always Pays.

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