Declan Burke

Declan Burke has published four novels: EIGHTBALL BOOGIE (2003), THE BIG O (2007), ABSOLUTE ZERO COOL (2011) and SLAUGHTER'S HOUND (2012). ABSOLUTE ZERO COOL received the Goldsboro/Crimefest "Last Laugh" Award for Best Humorous Crime Novel in 2012. He also is the editor of DOWN THESE GREEN STREETS: Irish Crime Writing in the 21st Century (2011). He hosts a website dedicated to Irish crime fiction called Crime Always Pays.

Declan Burke

Books by Declan Burke

edited by John Connolly and Declan Burke - Anthology, Essays, Mystery, Nonfiction

In the most ambitious anthology of its kind, the world’s leading mystery writers --- including Michael Connelly, Kathy Reichs and Ian Rankin --- come together to champion the greatest mystery novels ever written. In a series of personal essays that reveal as much about the authors and their own work as they do about the books that they love, over a hundred authors from 20 countries have created a guide that will be indispensable for generations of readers and writers.