Gemma O'Connor (writer)

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Gemma O'Connor is an Irish mystery writer[1] born in Dublin in 1940. In 1995 she published her first mystery story which became successful.[citation needed] Educated in Ireland and France, she lived in Oxford, where she worked as a bookbinder, restorator and stewardess before becoming a writer. O'Connor and eighteen other female Irish writers contributed short stories for the 2005 collection, Irish Girls Are Back in Town.[2]


Grace Hartfield

  • Sins of omission
  • Falls the shadow
  • Farewell to the Flesh (1998)

Juliet Furbo

  • Time to remember

Passage South

  • Walking on water
  • Following the Wake (2002)[3]


  1. ^ Johnsen, Rosemary Erickson (2006). Contemporary Feminist Historical Crime Fiction. Macmillan. p. 139. ISBN 978-1-4039-7278-1. Retrieved 20 November 2010. 
  2. ^ Memmott, Carol (16 March 2005). "Irish stories turn out for St. Patrick's Day". USA Today. Retrieved 20 November 2010. 
  3. ^ Gorman, Edward; Greenberg, Martin Harry (2003). The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories: 4: Fourth Annual Collection. Macmillan. p. 44. ISBN 978-0-7653-0849-8. Retrieved 20 November 2010.