Declan Hughes co-founded Dublin's Rough Magic Theatre Company. His plays include I Can't Get Started; Love and a Bottle (adapted from Farquhar); Digging For Fire; New Morning; Halloween Night; Twenty Grand; Tartuffe (adapted from Moliere); Shiver and The Last Summer.
Declan's first novel, The Wrong Kind of Blood won the Shamus Award for Best First PI novel and the Le Point magazine prize for best European crime novel. Subsequent novels include The Colour of Blood; The Dying Breed; All The Dead Voices and City of Lost Girls. His books have been nominated for the Edgar, Macavity, Theakstons, CWA New Blood Dagger and Irish Book awards.
His latest novel is All The Things You Are.
Declan lives in Dublin.