Writer Claire Allan: Going dark for my first thriller was really exhilarating
Derry novelist Claire Allan has turned from women's fiction to writing her first thriller, Her Name Was Rose. The ex-journalist tells Joanne Sweeney how a dearly loved former colleague inspired her to write her first book
LIKE many an unpublished hopeful, Derry writer Claire Allan used to devour the novels of best-selling author Marian Keyes while dreaming of writing her own one day.
That dream might never have been[...]