David M. Kiely was born in Dublin in 1949. He worked in advertising as an
art director and copywriter before turning to book-authoring in 1993.
His fourteen books include John Millington Synge: A Biography (Dublin,Gill and Macmillan, 1994/ New York, St Martin’s Press, 1995); A Night in the Catacombs [Fictional Portraits of Ireland’s Literati] (Dublin, The Lilliput Press,1995); The Angel Tapes (Belfast, Blackstaff Press/St Martin’s Press, 1997); Bloody Women: Ireland’s Female Killers (Dublin, Gill & Macmillan, 1999); Deadlier Than the Male (Gill & Macmillan, 2005); (with Christina McKenna) The Dark Sacrament: Exorcism in Modern Ireland
(Gill & Macmillan, 2006/San Francisco, HarperOne, 2007); and More Bloody Women (Dublin, Poolbeg, 2009).
His latest novel is The Epic of Mesopotamia (Newry, Parsifal Press, 2015),which deals with the Turkish genocide of the Armenians and Assyrians in 1915.
David M. Kiely’s Website
David M. Kiely at The National Library of Ireland