Kate Thompson: Irish. She writes a lot of books set in Ireland, and I’ve introduced her three times before. I’ve got no new information on her, but I will provide these links: The New Policeman (the first book I read of hers and reviewed); Switchers (the second, an unrelated but vaguely speculative novel as well); Fourth World (the first volume in this series, in which we meet Christie [a boy] and his brother Danny and are introduced to their particular world of Ireland during an awful economic crisis).

Since this is the second book in the trilogy, and because there are a few big reveals in the first volume, I’m cutting plot discussion. (more…)