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Ronan O'Brien

Ronan O'Brien is a solicitor who specialises in the area of criminal law. He is originally from Dublin but now lives in County Kildare. CONFESSIONS OF A FALLEN ANGEL was a bestseller in Ireland and won the Irish Book Award for Best New Writer.
Stacey O'Brien

Stacey O'Brien is trained as a biologist specializing in wild-animal behaviour. She graduated from Occidental College with a BS in biology and continued her education at Caltech. Stacey now works as a wildlife rescuer and rehabilitation expert with a variety of local animals, including the endangered brown pelican, owls, seabirds, possums, and songbirds. She lives in Southern California.
Sarah O'brien

Sarah O'Brien has a dual personality - she is both Helena Close and Patricia Rainsford, two best friends since childhood. Keen writers, they have collaborated on everything from teenage romance to weddings, babies and career paths. It was only a matter of time before they began writing together.Helena has worked in public relations and journalism and Patricia teaches part-tine. Both live in Limerick, Ireland, with an assortment of children, husbands, cats and dogs.Helena Close and Patricia Rainsford hail from Limerick City and have been best friends since age 14. Having collaborated on everything from teenage romance to weddings, babies and career paths, it was only a matter of time before they collaborated on a book: bringing to life the wonderful new heroine Ellen Grace, a Bridget Jones with Irish attitude.Respectively a journalist and a teacher by profession, both women live in Limerick with an assortment of children, husbands, cats and dogs.
Sarah O'brien

Sarah O'Brien has a dual personality - she is both Helena Close and Patricia Rainsford, two best friends since childhood. Keen writers, they have collaborated on everything from teenage romance to weddings, babies and career paths. It was only a matter of time before they began writing together.Helena has worked in public relations and journalism and Patricia teaches part-tine. Both live in Limerick, Ireland, with an assortment of children, husbands, cats and dogs.Helena Close and Patricia Rainsford hail from Limerick City and have been best friends since age 14. Having collaborated on everything from teenage romance to weddings, babies and career paths, it was only a matter of time before they collaborated on a book: bringing to life the wonderful new heroine Ellen Grace, a Bridget Jones with Irish attitude.Respectively a journalist and a teacher by profession, both women live in Limerick with an assortment of children, husbands, cats and dogs.
Edna O'Brien

Edna O'Brien is the author of 19 books. She was the winner of the 1993 Writers Guild Prize for Fiction. Her biography of James Joyce was published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in June 1999. Her recent fiction has been about Irish topics - religion, politics, property. In 2001 her documentary novel, In the Forest - about a brutal murder on the west coast - caused a furore in her native Ireland. It was the subject of a BBC Omnibus film.
Fiona O'Brien

Fiona O'Brien left an award winning career in advertising to write her first novel in 2002. She lives in Sandymount, Dublin. She keeps a website at www.fionaobrien.com and can be found on Facebook.
Fiona O'Brien

Fiona O'Brien left an award winning career in advertising to write her first novel in 2002. She went on to publish bestselling novels including None of My Affair, No Reservations, Without Him and The Love Book. She lives in Sandymount, Dublin. You can find Fiona on Facebook.
Fiona O'Brien

Fiona O'Brien left an award winning career in advertising to write her first novel in 2002. She lives in Sandymount, Dublin. She keeps a website at www.fionaobrien.com and can be found on Facebook.
Kevin O'Brien

Kevin O'Brien grew up on Chicago's North Shore as the youngest of six children. Before Kevin's thrillers landed him on the New York Times bestseller list, he was a railroad inspector by day, and an author by night. He has previously been a recipient of the Spotted Owl Award for Best Pacific Northwest Mystery, and his books have been translated into fourteen languages. Kevin lives in Seattle and is on the board of Seattle 7 Writers, a collective of award-winning, bestselling authors dedicated to supporting literacy. He's currently hard at work at on his next thriller.You can keep an eye on Kevin by visiting www.kevinobrienbooks.com
Kiera O'Brien

Kiera O'Brien grew up in London and now lives just outside it. By day she writes about the bestseller charts for The Bookseller magazine, by late afternoon/early evening she writes about fictional robots. (At night she likes to sleep a lot) She likes cats, all food and, like every other member of her generation, is still waiting for her Hogwarts letter.
Kiera O'Brien

Kiera O'Brien lives just outside London and works forThe Bookseller.
Claire O'Brien

Claire is the author of the Cordelia Codd stories. These follow Cordelia's comic and touching misadventures as she struggles to deal with the difficult issues faced by many pre-teen children. Claire is a former teacher who has worked in the UK, USA and Colombia. Her favourite books at the moment arePrivate Peaceful by Michael MorpurgoKrindlekrax by Philip RidleyCoram Boy by Jamila GavinArtichoke Hearts by Sita BrahmachariHer favourite films are currentlyPandora and the Flying Dutchman, 1951Billy Elliot, 2000The Belles of St.Trinian's, 1954The Artist, 2011Claire has been writing since Miss Fox, her year four teacher, sat her in a corner for talking too much and told her to get on with some handwriting. She realised that she was happiest sitting alone with a pencil and her thoughts, but her own stories came much later.
Martin O'brien

Martin O'Brien was educated at the Oratory School and Hertford College Oxford. He started his career as a copy-sub, going on to become Travel Editor of Vogue. He left Vogue to write ALL THE GIRLS. After twenty years of living in London, Martin, his wife and two daughters moved to the countryside, where he started to write the Jacquot books...
Sanjida O'connell

Sanjida O'Connell is a TV presenter and producer. She is the author of seven books (three non-fiction), most recently SUGAR ISLAND. She has a PhD in Theory of Mind. Find out more about her at www.sanjida.com
Vanessa O'Connell

Vanessa O'Connell, an award-winning reporter at The Wall Street Journal for seventeen years, has covered tobacco, alcohol, guns, insider trading, and the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. She has a knack for exposing the nature of corporate America and how it sometimes manipulates the score in making its money.
Fergus O'connell

Fergus O'Connell is one of the world's leading authorities on project management and getting things done in the shortest time possible. The Sunday Business Post described him as having 'more strings to his bow than a Stradivarius'. In 1992, Fergus founded ETP (www.etpint.com), which is now one of the world's leading programme and project management companies. His 'Ten Steps' model was used to plan and execute the Special Olympics World Games in 2003. Fergus has taught project management in Europe, North America, South America, the Far East and Australia.
Carol O'Connell

Carol O'Connell is the New York Times bestselling creator of Kathy Mallory, and the author of thirteen books, eleven featuring her acclaimed detective, most recently IT HAPPENS IN THE DARK, as well as the stand-alone thrillers JUDAS CHILD and BONE BY BONE. She lives in New York City.
Des O'connor

Des O'Connor was born in Stepney, in the East End of London. He was evacuated to Northampton during the war, worked as a Redcoat at Butlin's and made his stage debut in 1953 at the Palace Theatre in Newcastle. Today he is a star entertainer, singer, comedian and chat show host who has made record-breaking appearances at almost every major venue in the world and performs regularly in Australia, New Zealand, the USA and Canada. He has released an astonishing 34 albums and sold over 15 million records. The Des O'Connor Show has been going strong for 39 years and is the third most watched TV show of all time. It is shown in 44 countries and its vast and eclectic list of celebrity guests includes Prince Edward, Whitney Houston, Celine Dion and Robert Redford among many others.
Brian O'connor

Brian O'Connor is an award-winning journalist who has worked on various national newspapers such as Sunday Tribune, Irish Times and the London Times. He was racing correspondent with the Irish Press for four years and has been racing correspondent with the Irish Times since 1997. Brian is married with two children.
Brian O'connor

Brian O'Connor is an award-winning journalist who has worked on various national newspapers such as Sunday Tribune, Irish Times and the London Times. He was racing correspondent with the Irish Press for four years and has been racing correspondent with the Irish Times since 1997. Brian is married with two children.