Re-print - originally published in 2018. Auto-Fiction. "Powers' work is immediate, credible and authentic.... It's a journey that the reader won't want to stop. This is a fresh powerful new voice in new literature.....This book is essential clobber.Get it, read it, wear it!" Mannix Flynn, Dublin Politician, Author and Playwright. Story of a cocky yet innocent youth in the cauldron of Dublin in 1972.
A young woman comes of age in the shadow of her family's tragic pastWhen Beth Crowe starts university, she is shadowed by the ghost of her potential as a competitive swimmer. Free to create a fresh identity for herself, she finds herself among people who adore the poetry of her grandfather, Benjamin Crowe, who died tragically before she was born. She embarks on a secret relationship - and on a quest to discover the truth about Benjamin and his widow, her beloved grandmother Lydia.
'A profound examination of friendship, romantic confusion and mortality' John Boyne One summer's evening, two men meet up in a Dublin restaurant. But Joe has a secret he has to tell Davy, and Davy a grief he wants to keep from Joe.
Irish Author (Inishowen, Donegal). A book is about home – how we end up staying put, as sometimes that is easier, and how we go about leaving. It follows two brothers, Dan and Cahir, during their last year at home together in Inishowen, in the north west of Ireland. It is also about good and bad and the certainty that people have that they are doing the right thing. The author lives in Inishowen - Donegal, where he manages a shop with his brother. Before that he studied medicine in Belfast. Penny Baps is Kevin's first book, which he worked on during the Stinging Fly creative writing course with author Mia Gallagher. Touches of Donal Ryan’s The Spinning Heart but more insular in feel and scope.
Irish Author. Set in a K Club type of estate. Post financial crash. Psychological thriller for fans of Tana French and Ruth Cass. This was an audible original. An edge-of-your-seat psychological thriller for fans of Tana French and Ruth Cass.