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Sam Blake: Shortlisted for Irish Crime Novel of the Year 2016 & 2021

Crime & thrillers

Sam Blake’s No 1 runaway bestselling debut, Little Bones, launched a string of international bestsellers.

Across her crime and thrillers Sam has been an Irish Times No 1 for seven weeks, an Eason No 1 bestseller for ten weeks, and her books have been listed in the Irish top ten for a total of twenty-eight weeks. Her first procedural ‘Little Bones’, and psychological thrillers ‘The Dark Room’ and ‘Remember My Name’ were shortlisted for Irish Crime Novel of the Year (2016, 2021, 2022)

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Introducing Sam Blake

Sam Blake has been writing fiction since her husband set sail across the Atlantic for eight weeks, and she had an idea for a book. Join her Readers’ Club for a glimpse behind the scenes and to get a free e-copy of her ‘addictive thriller’ High Pressure!

Sam is originally from St. Albans in Hertfordshire but now lives in Ireland, at the foot of the Wicklow mountains. Her debut novel ‘Little Bones’  launched the bestselling Cat Connolly trilogy.

Moving away from police procedurals, now writing psychological thrillers for Corvus Atlantic, Sam’s focus is on strong female characters. ‘Keep Your Eyes On Me’ went straight to No 1 in January 2020 and ‘The Dark Room’ hit the bestseller list in January 2021. Staying in the top ten for over a month, The Dark Room was shortlisted for Irish Crime Novel of the Year 2021. Released as a worldwide digital exclusive, ‘High Pressure’ is a bonus spiderweb book linking Sam’s series and standalone books. ‘Remember My Name’ became Sam’s latest No 1 bestseller in January 2022, and has also been shortlisted for Irish Crime Novel of the Year.

Sam lives in a 200-year-old cottage with several cats and an occasional poltergeist who moves things at the most inconvenient moments. 

Check out Sam’s writing courses where she takes you through her writing process to guide you to write your own bestseller.

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Join Sam Blake’s Readers’ Club!

Join my Readers’ Club and get a free e-copy of my addictive thriller ‘High Pressure’!

Sam Blake Readers’ Club is a very special group dedicated to lovers of crime fiction, a place where I can give you an exclusive look behind the scenes, previews of what’s coming and a chance to chat to me directly at special Readers’ Club events – both on and off-line. Wherever you are in the world, the Readers’ Club will have something for you.

Join Sam Blake’s Readers’ Club!

Join my Readers’ Club and get a free e-copy of my addictive thriller ‘High Pressure’!

Sam Blake Readers’ Club is a very special group dedicated to lovers of crime fiction, a place where I can give you an exclusive look behind the scenes, previews of what’s coming and a chance to chat to me directly at special Readers’ Club events – both on and off-line. Wherever you are in the world, the Readers’ Club will have something for you.

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