Anthony J. Quinn is an Irish writer and journalist. His debut novel Disappeared was selected as a Times Book of the Year 2014 and led the Daily Mail to mark Quinn as a star in the making. His short stories have twice been shortlisted for a Hennessy/New Irish Writing award. Blind Arrows is the second in a series of three historical novels set in Ireland during WWI and the War of Independence. It follows The Blood-Dimmed Tide, a stunning piece of historical fiction with WB Yeats as its main protagonist. Quinn has been nominated for the Theakston Crime Novel of the Year Award and was shortlisted for the US Strand Literary Award. He lives in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.
This is a novel to be read slowly and to be savoured sip by sip, as its spider's web slowly but surely snares you in its grip. --Daily Mail on Disappeared The Troubles of Northern Ireland are not over. They may no longer reach the headlines, but they continue to damage lives and memories. This is the message so disturbingly, convincingly and elegantly conveyed in Anthony Quinn's first novel, Disappeared . . . Beautifully haunting. --Times Quinn's knowledge of post-Troubles Northern Ireland effortlessly converts itself into an effective thriller. --Publishers Weekly Hypnotically expressive . . . irresistible crime thriller. --Independent A tough yet lyrical novel. --Sunday Times on Disappeared