Star O’Brien Strong Female Sleuth

Star is Feisty and Independent Star O’Brien is a strong female sleuth. When I set out to write the Star O’Brien mystery series, I had some ideas in my head about what kind of person Star would be. The words “feisty”, “independent”, “inquisitive”, “relentless” came to mind. She’s had some losses in her life whichContinue reading “Star O’Brien Strong Female Sleuth”

Maps in the Star O’Brien Books

I’m posting today about why I provide maps in the Star O’Brien books. It all started with a book by mystery writer Deborah Crombie. Deborah Crombie’s Maps of London I am a fan and reader of Deborah Crombie’s mystery series, featuring Duncan Kincaid and Gemma James. The first time I came across the series wasContinue reading “Maps in the Star O’Brien Books”

AllAuthor’s Recent Interview with Martha Geaney

Here’s a snippet from my recent interview with AllAuthor. If you want to know more about where I find my inspiration, click on the link below. Author of the Star O’Brien mystery series, Martha Geaney has entered the writing world with her debut novel, Death on Clare Island and is all set to create recordsContinue reading “AllAuthor’s Recent Interview with Martha Geaney”

The Story Behind Star’s First Name

Readers often ask where Star’s name came from. Here’s the background story. One summer day during a glorious drive around Achill Island in County Mayo, I stopped at Achill Island Pottery. I purchased a small blue piece of pottery and some jewelry. The earrings and necklace contained a white, milky, stone. “That’s the Star ofContinue reading “The Story Behind Star’s First Name”