Book Deal News!

Super excited to share this press release with you! Poolbeg’s crime imprint Poolbeg Crimson has acquired a quirky crime series by Meath writer and murder mystery creator Fiona Sherlock, hailed as the Irish Lucy Foley. The first in the series, ‘PRESERVED’, will be published in March 2021. Led by old-fashioned antiques journalist January Quail, the murder mystery takes place … Continue reading Book Deal News!

The Psychic’s Daughter

First published in the Sunday Independent on March 29th 2020, The Psychic's Daughter is a domestic ghost story set in the 1990s.... Enjoy!  My mother was a tarot card reader, and the smell of nag champa incense got into all of my stuff. When I opened my maths book in school, the sickly sweet stench … Continue reading The Psychic’s Daughter


A modern-day Christmas Carol for one Dublin hipster. First published in the Sunday Independent. Of course my phone was dead when I got stuck in the lift. It’s the classic sort of thing that happens to me. Without a watch, it’s hard to tell how long I have been here, maybe an hour? I’m writing … Continue reading Lift