Gerard Brennan Writer

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About Me

I live in Dundrum, Northern Ireland, with my wife, Michelle and our kids, Mya, Jack and Oscar. My short stories have appeared in a number of anthologies; most recently The Mammoth Book of Best British Crime 8. I co-edited Requiems for the Departed, a collection of crime fiction based on Irish myths which won the 2011 Spinetingler Award for best anthology. My novella, The Point, will be published by Pulp Press in October 2011.

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Buy the Books

March 2nd, 2012

Please note, THE POINT is also published in paperback and is available at the wonder emporium that is No Alibis, Belfast (still the only bookstore with signed copies!), and in selected branches of Waterstones across NI. If your favourite bookshop doesn’t have it on the shelf, just order it in.

The Point now available on Kindle

October 30th, 2011

Small time crook Paul Morgan is a bad influence on his brother, Brian. When Paul crosses one thug too many, the cider fuelled duo flee Belfast for Warrenpoint, the sleepy seaside resort of their childhood memories. For Brian a new life in The Point means going straight and falling in love with Rachel while Paul [...]

Blurbs from the Best

October 30th, 2011

“Gerard Brennan is a master of gritty violence.” – Colin Bateman

The Point, a novella — coming soon from Pulp Press

August 9th, 2011

My novella, The Point, a crime caper set in the Northern Irish town, Warrenpoint, will be published by Pulp Press 31 October 2011. It will be available in paperback and electronic formats.

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My Literature

Here’s some free stuff. Go on, read it. It’s free.

Tales from the Sweety Bottle

These stories first appeared as a series in the Andersonstown News at the start of 2009.

King Edward

This little slice of Norn Noir first appeared on Christopher Grant's A Twist of Noir in November 2008.

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Crime Scene NI

Although mentioned briefly in the blurb above this section can be used to drive the visitor to the CSNI blog.

A Wee Review -- SINKER by Jason Johnson

15 September 2014

Megan Abbot in Belfast

12 September 2014

Kindle Pre-order Link for Undercover

11 September 2014

In the morning, he was hungover (allegedly)

8 September 2014

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