Jane Casey, the Dublin-born author of the Detective Constable Maeve Kerrigan series has won the 2015 Ireland AM Crime Book of the Year for her latest Kerrigan novel, After the Fire (Ebury Press). That announcement was made earlier this evening.
Also shortlisted for the prize were Even the Dead, by Benjamin Black (Viking); Freedom’s Child, by Jax Miller (HarperCollins); Are You Watching Me? by Sinéad Crowley (Quercus); Only We Know,
by Karen Perry (Penguin); and The Game Changer, by Louise Phillips (Hachette).
The Ireland AM Crime Book of the Year was only one of several categories in the 2015 Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards competition. You will find the full roster of recipients by clicking here.
READ MORE: “Jane Casey’s After the Fire Wins the Irish Crime Novel of the Year,” by Declan Burke (Crime Always Pays).