Brian McGilloway is author of the critically acclaimed Inspector Benedict Devlin Mysteries and Lucy Black series. He was born in Derry, Northern Ireland in 1974. After studying English at Queen’s University, Belfast, he took up a teaching position in St Columb’s College in Derry, where he became Head of English.
His first novel, Borderlands, published by Macmillan New Writing, was shortlisted for the CWA New Blood Dagger 2007 and was hailed by The Times as ‘one of (2007’s) most impressive debuts.’ He has gone on to write three further Inspector Devlin Mysteries, and three novels in the Lucy Black series. The first of these, LITTLE GIRL LOST, was a New York Times Bestseller and UK No. 1 Bestseller. His novels have been shortlisted for a number of other awards, including the Irish Book Awards and the Theakston’s Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year.
Brian was awarded the BBC Tony Doyle Award 2014 for his debut screenplay LITTLE EMPERORS.
Brian lives near the Irish borderlands with his wife and their four children.
ISLE OF THE DEAD BBC Northern Ireland
1 x 60’ pilot for an original series
LITTLE EMPERORS BBC Northern Ireland
1 x 60′ pilot for an original series
Winner of the BBC Tony Doyle Award
THE STOLEN CHILD Part of The Big
Chill, BBC Radio 4
THE LUCY BLACK SERIES:
PRESERVE THE DEAD Corsair (2015)
HURT Constable and Robinson (2013)
LITTLE GIRL LOST Pan Macmillan (2011)
THE INSPECTOR DEVLIN MYSTERIES:
THE RISING (Pan Macmillan, 2010)
BLEED A RIVER DEEP (Pan Macmillan 2009)
GALLOW’S LANE (Pan Macmillan 2008)
BORDERLANDS (Pan Macmillan 2007)
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