Irish Halloween Blessing

At all Hallow’s Tide, May God keep you safe From goblin and pooka and Black-hearted stranger, From harm of the water And Hurt of the fire, From thorn of the Bramble, From all other danger, From Will O’ The Wisp Haunting the mire; From stumbles and tumbles And tricksters to vex you , May GodContinue reading “Irish Halloween Blessing”

Star O’Brien’s Second Book has Landed

When I woke up this morning, I felt like a kid again on Christmas Eve. Why? Because the second book in my Star O’Brien series released today! After a year of writing, editing, and designing, Death at Ashford Castle (Book 2) is available for Star’s fans. Sign up for my newsletter and you receive aContinue reading “Star O’Brien’s Second Book has Landed”

The Next Star O’Brien Cozy Mystery Set in County Mayo

Tuesday, July 7! Only two more days! Death at Ashford Castle: A Star O’Brien Mystery launches on Amazon Kindle. Sign up for my newsletter and get the map that goes with the book. https://martha-geaney.com/books/death-at-ashford-castle-a-star-obrien-mystery/ Read the first book in the series, you can order it here. https://martha-geaney.com/books/death-on-clare-island-a-star-obrien-mystery/

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”