Thursday 20 November 2014

Book Launch and Giveaway ~ The Blood Dimmed Tide by Anthony Quinn

Anthony Quinn is an Irish writer and journalist whose first novel Disappeared was acclaimed by the Daily Mail as 'unquestionably one of the crime novels of the year, written in peerless prose.’ It was shortlisted for a Strand Literary Award by the book critics of the GuardianLA TimesWashington PostSan Francisco Chronicle and other US newspapers. It was also listed by Kirkus Reviews as one of the top ten thrillers of 2012. His short stories have twice been shortlisted for a Hennessy/New Irish Writing award.

The Blood-Dimmed Tide is the first in a series of three historical novels set in Ireland during WWI and the War of Independence.  He lives in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.


Book Launch

 20th November 2014

No Alibis Bookstore Belfast at 7pm

Free entry – No tickets needed

More information here 

No Exit Press
Oldcastle Books


London at the dawn of 1918 and Ireland’s most famous literary figure, WB Yeats, is immersed in supernatural investigations at his Bloomsbury rooms.
Haunted by the restless spirit of an Irish girl whose body is mysteriously washed ashore in a coffin, Yeats undertakes a perilous journey back to Ireland with his apprentice ghost-catcher Charles Adams to piece together the killer’s identity.
Surrounded by spies, occultists and Irish rebels, the two are led on a gripping journey along Ireland’s wild Atlantic coast, through the ruins of its abandoned estates, and into its darkest, most haunted corners.
Falling under the spell of dark forces, Yeats and his ghost-catcher come dangerously close to crossing the invisible line that divides the living from the dead.

Anthony will be back on the blog on the 29th November answering questions about his book but in the meantime here's your chance to win your own copy


The Blood Dimmed Tide.



  1. Im Gill from The Book Magpie blog and autumnmiss2011 on Twitter. I love this kind of story so thanks for the giveaway Jo XX

    1. Hi Gill ~ nice to see you again. Best of luck in the giveaway :)

  2. Congratulations to Wendy who won this copy of The Blood Dimmed Tide.

    Thanks to everyone who entered the giveaway.


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