Tag Archive: Requiems for the Departed

Apr 07

Go vote for Requiems in the Spinetingler awards!

Yes, Requiems for the Departed, is nominated for best anthology in the Spinetingler awards! If you haven’t voted yet, you can do so at the site: Spinetingler awards and if you haven’t ordered your copy of the book yet (shame on you!) you can do that below: Requiems for the Departed (Voting is open until …

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Mar 11

Requiems for the Departed receives three honourable mentions

Ellen Datlow’s list of honourable mentions for 2010 contains three stories from Morrigan Books anthology, Requiems for the Departed. The stories picked: Sliabh Ban by Arlene Hunt, The Life Business by John Grant and Queen of the Hill by Stuart Neville. As a little celebration, Morrigan Books is offering a 20% discount on the e-book …

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Feb 25

Happy Birthday Morrigan Books!

Three years on. It’s flown by. It doesn’t feel like it was three years ago that I made the decision to brave the independent scene, with a new dark fiction publishing company. I can’t really say I did it alone, however, as Amanda Pillar agreed to come in as in-house editor straight away, and offered …

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Oct 08

‘Requiems for the Departed’ has its one day sale!

That’s right, the Irish crime anthology, chock full of top names in the crime field: Ken Bruen, Maxim Jakubowski, Stuart Neville, Brian McGilloway, Adrian McKinty, Sam Milllar, John McAllistar and many others… is on sale to you today, on not one but two formats: The UK hardback edition price has been dropped from £12.99 (+ …

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Aug 02

Yet another thumbs up for ‘Requiems for the Departed’

This book’s full of entertaining slaughter, gory slug fests, and, being Irish, the lingering touch of inevitable longing, heartache, and loss. Read the full review on Pop Matters

May 26

Great article on Requiems for the Departed in the Irish Times

“Irish mythology is wrought with revenge tales, powerful dynasties built on deceit and good old-fashioned crimes of passion,” says Brennan. “The ancient myths contain subjects still examined in today’s crime fiction and as in the best crime fiction out there today, the lines between good and evil are often blurred. Tragic heroes, loveable rogues and …

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Apr 11

Requiems for the Departed – now available for pre-order!

Edited by Gerard Brennan & Mike Stone Irish Crime. Irish Myths. Requiems for the Departed contains seventeen short stories, inspired by Irish mythology, from some of the finest contemporary writers in the business. Watch the children of Conchobar return to their mischievous ways, meet ancient Celtic royalty, and follow druids and banshees as they are …

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Apr 06

Requiems for the Departed gets some newspaper coverage!

It is already the second best-selling book at Morrigan Books, even before its release, and has received some well-deserved attention at the Newry Democrat. Pre-orders will be available soon, so keep your eye on news from us!

Mar 22

Requiems for the Departed – huge TOC and cover announced!

And yet another fantastic cover from Reece Notley: