A Semi-finalist in the Goodreads Choice Awards 2019


C.S. O’Cinneide uses the archaic rituals and settings of the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage in rural Spain, to tell a very modern ghost story. Toronto Star


A “Wicked Good Read”Library Journal


Carole Kennedy writes under her Irish name, C.S. O’Cinneide (oh-kin-ay-da). Her first novel, Petra’s Ghost, a dark thriller set on the Camino de Santiago, was released by Dundurn Press in July 2019. The Starr Sting Scale, her first book in the witty noir Candace Starr Crime Series is due out February 2020.

On her blog at She Kills Lit, she seeks to spotlight and celebrate women writers of thriller and noir. See here for her manifesto as to why.

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