Kevin McManus

Kevin McManus is an award-winning writer from Western Ireland. He is an active member of the CWA (The international Crime Writers Association) and has published six novels and two novellas since 2016.


In 2016 the author was awarded the Leonard Trophy for his writing and in 2017 “Under the Red Winter Sky” was voted the best crime Novel of the year out of 2000 nominated books.

In 2019, “The dark path” was published , the first in a series of books featuring a New York based Detective called John Morrigan.


Alongside writing crime fiction, the author also dabbles in poetry and is publishing his first anthology next month entitled “Spirits in the forest”.

By day, Kevin works as a schoolteacher in his native county Leitrim where he lives with his wife, Mary.


Kevin has signed a three-book deal with Spellbound Books for his Irish crime series featuring Detective Ray Louge. The first book in the series will be published in Spring 2021 .


Welcome To Spellbound Kevin!


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