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Murder One: The Podcast

Murder One is the podcast of Ireland's international crime writing festival, brought to you by Dublin Unesco City of Literature and Dublin Libraries. Best-selling crime writer Sam Blake presents some of the world's biggest authors talking crime, crime fiction, and true crime.

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5: CJ Tudor & Stuart Turton in conversation with Sinéad Crowley

Things that Go Bump in the Night: CJ Tudor & Stuart Turton in conversation with Sinéad Crowley If you loved The Chalk Man and The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle, this is the episode for you. Taking crime fiction in new directions, two incredible authors discuss inspiration, outstanding debuts and spine-tingling goings on with bestselling crime author, RTE’s Sinéad Crowley.CJ Tudor’s debut novel, The Chalk Man, was published by Penguin in January 2018 and was a Sunday Times Bestseller. Her second novel, The Taking of Annie Thorne, was published in February 2019. Stuart Turton’s The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle won the Books Are My Bag Readers Award for Best Novel and the Costa First Novel Award 2018. Murder One is part of the HeadStuff Podcast Network For more on the Murder One Festival, head to the Murder One website  Music in this episode from X3nus at Freesound.org.

46mins

17 Dec 2019

Rank #1

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6: Holly Jackson, Catherine Kirwan and James Delargy

Sam Blake’s Fresh Blood: Meet three stunning debut authors - Holly Jackson, Catherine Kirwan and James Delargy Find out how these authors got their break and what made the difference for them. How did they get their ideas and how long did it take to go from idea to bookshelf? From ingenious premise, to writing what you know, Sam Blake gets to the heart of three completely different but massively successful debut novels.Murder One is part of the HeadStuff Podcast NetworkFor more on the Murder One Festival, head to the Murder One website Music in this episode from X3nus at Freesound.org.

56mins

18 Dec 2019

Rank #2

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4: Steve Cavanagh in Conversation with Andrea Carter

Multi-award winning author of the phenomenal international bestseller Thirteen, Steve Cavanagh is back this year with Twisted. Barrister turned bestselling crime writer Andrea Carter discusses life, the law and stunning plot twists with one of Ireland’s most brilliant writers.  Murder One is part of the HeadStuff Podcast Network For more on the Murder One Festival, head to the Murder One website  Music in this episode from X3nus at Freesound.org.

1hr 8mins

16 Dec 2019

Rank #3

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7: Unnatural Causes: Pathologist Dr Richard Shepherd in conversation with Paul Carson

Staring Death in the Eye: Unnatural CausesIn conversation with international bestselling crime writer Dr Paul Carson, Shepherd will take you into his world where he stares death in the eye.As the UK’s leading forensic pathologist, Dr Richard Shepherd has faced serial killers, natural disaster, ‘perfect murders’ and freak accidents, all in the pursuit of the truth. And while he’s been involved in some of the most high-profile cases of recent times, it’s often the less well-known encounters that prove the most perplexing, intriguing and even bizarre. In or out of the public eye, his evidence has put killers behind bars, freed the innocent and turnedopen-and-shut cases on their heads. In his bestselling memoir, Richard Shepherd gives a unique insight into a remarkable profession, and above all a powerful and reassuringtestament to lives cut short. Paul Carson is a medical doctor and novelist (www.paulcarson.ie). Between 1986 and 1996 he published seven health books and two children’s novels.  From 1997 – 2013 he wrote six bestselling medical thrillers, Scalpel, Cold Steel, Final Duty, Ambush, Betrayal and Inquest.  These have been translated into nineteen languages.Murder One is part of the HeadStuff Podcast NetworkFor more on the Murder One Festival, head to the Murder One website Music in this episode from X3nus at Freesound.org.

1hr 6mins

19 Dec 2019

Rank #4

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3: Crime Hawks: Three Must-Reads Before You Die

CrimeHawks: Catherine Ryan Howard, Louise Phillips and Alex Barclay Rick O’Shea quizzes bestselling authors Catherine Ryan Howard, Louise Phillips and Alex Barclay on the three books they each recommend as lifetime must reads, bring your notebooks!Murder One is part of the HeadStuff Podcast Network For more on the Murder One Festival, head to the Murder One website  Music in this episode from X3nus at Freesound.org.

57mins

15 Dec 2019

Rank #5