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Andrea Carter

Biography

Andrea Carter

Andrea Carter grew up in Laois and studied law at Trinity College Dublin before moving to the Inishowen peninsula in Donegal where she ran the most northerly solicitors’ practice in the country. After 10 years, she moved to Dublin to work as a barrister before turning to write crime novels.

Carter is the author of the Inishowen Mysteries series. Her books are published by Little, Brown in the UK, Goldmann Verlag in Germany, Oceanview in the US, and have recently been optioned for television.

The Sunday Times has said, "Carter excels in re-creating the cloistered, gossipy confines of a small Irish village…the Inishowen community where everybody knows everybody else’s business is a fine stand-in for the mannered drawing room society of a Christie mystery."

Andrea Carter

Books by Andrea Carter

by Andrea Carter - Fiction, Mystery

When a skeleton is discovered in the hidden crypt of a deconsecrated church, everyone is convinced the bones must be those of Conor Devitt, a local man who went missing on his wedding day six years previously. But the postmortem reveals otherwise. Solicitor Benedicta “Ben” O’Keeffe is acting for the owners of the church. Although an unwelcome face from her past makes her reluctant to get involved, when Conor’s brother dies in strange circumstances shortly after coming to see her, she finds herself drawn in to the mystery. Whose is the skeleton in the crypt, and how did it get there? Is Conor Devitt still alive, and if so, is there a link? What happened on the morning of his wedding to make him disappear?