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Anthony Quinn (b. 1971) is an Irish author and journalist. Born in Northern Ireland’s County Tyrone, Quinn majored in English at Queen’s University, Belfast. After college, he worked a number of jobs—social worker, organic gardener, yoga teacher—before finding work as a journalist.
His first novel DISAPPEARED was published by Otto Penzler's Mysterious Press in 2012, and was shortlisted for a Strand Literary Award, as judged by book critics from the LA Times, the Washington Post, the San Francisco Chronicle, CNN and the Guardian. It was also selected by Kirkus Reviews as one of the top ten thrillers of 2012.
BORDER ANGELS, the sequel, also features Inspector Celcius Daly and was published by Mysterious Press in 2013.
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I'm delighted to blog that Disappeared has been selected as one of the five best debut novels of 2012 by book critics from the LA Times, The Washington Post, The Guardian, The San Francisco Chronicle and other daily newspapers.

Disappeared, which is set along the Lough Neagh shore in the aftermath of the Troubles, has been nominated for the Strand Critics Debut Novel Award, the only crime fictio... Read more of this blog post »
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The Blood-Dimmed Tide
3.3 of 5 stars 3.30 avg rating — 40 ratings — published 2014 — 4 editions
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Border Angels
4.24 of 5 stars 4.24 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 2013 — 10 editions
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The Rescue Man
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Half of the Human Race
3.65 of 5 stars 3.65 avg rating — 339 ratings — published 2011 — 8 editions
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The Blood-Dimmed Tide by Anthony  Quinn
"A thrilling, engaging and edge of seat/bed reading! This books delves into Ireland's dark and mysterious past and also shines a light on Yeats unusual relationship with his wife, Georgie. The author's strength lies in his descriptive writing and h..." Read more of this review »
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"A great read by Anthony Quinn sent to me from RealReaders, The blood dimmed tide is essentially a novel about the Irish poet WB Yeats who is haunted by the restless spirit of a young girl washed ashore in a coffin. With the inclusion of spies, fem..." Read more of this review »
The Blood-Dimmed Tide by Anthony  Quinn
"A wonderful tour into the deep labyrinthine mind of WB Yeats and the convoluted world of Irish politics in the aftermath of the Easter Rising. Yeats is a strangely mercurial figure which is why he makes a great character to carry this intriguing m..." Read more of this review »
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