Author: C.S. O'Cinneide

Carole Kennedy publishes under her Irish name C.S. O'Cinneide (oh-kin-ay-da). Her first novel Petra's Ghost will be published by Dundurn Press in July 2019. And the first in her Candace Starr crime series will appear March 2020.

Interview with R.M. Greenaway

BIO RM Greenaway began writing crime fiction some years ago, while northbound on the Greyhound. Work as a court reporter in the remoter parts of BC often took her on the road. Usually she got around by car, but the occasional blizzard would force her onto the bus. Which was good, as being a passenger…

By C.S. O'Cinneide August 27, 2018 2

Interview with Lisa de Nikolits

Originally from South Africa, Lisa de Nikolits has lived in Canada since 2000. Her body of work includes both novels and short stories. She is a multiple Independent Publisher Book Award winner and has appeared on recommended reading lists for both Open Book Toronto and the 49th Shelf, as well as being chosen as a…

By C.S. O'Cinneide August 13, 2018 2

Interview with Elle Wild

ELLE WILD grew up in a dark, rambling farmhouse in the wilds of Canada where there was nothing to do but read Edgar Allan Poe and watch PBS mysteries. Elle Wild’s debut novel, Strange Things Done, is a double Arthur Ellis Award Winner. In 2017, she won “Best First Novel”, presented by Kobo, and in 2015 won the Arthur…

By C.S. O'Cinneide July 16, 2018 0

Phantom of Heilbronn

The Phantom of Heilbronn, also known as “The Woman without a Face,” stumped German law enforcement from 1993 until 2009.  Her DNA was found at multiple crime scenes ranging from murder to petty theft in both France and Austria, as well as Germany. Her list of accomplices included everyone from Slovaks to Serbs, Albanians to…

By C.S. O'Cinneide July 9, 2018 5

Ode to a Wild Girl

I had a birthday last week. Not a special one, with a zero or a five at the end of it. Just another birthday of midlife served up with the usual crisis. At these times, I often find myself thinking about how I am and how I used to be. Is that the battle cry…

By C.S. O'Cinneide June 25, 2018 0