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Eve "Alex" Barclay (born Dublin, Ireland in 1974) is an Irish crime writer.

Barclay studied journalism at university and worked for a period in fashion and beauty journalism as a copywriter in the RTÉ Guide. In 2003, she left the fashion industry to write Darkhouse, the first of two novels featuring NYPD detective Joe Lucchesi. Her second novel, The Caller, was released in 2007, and Last Call in 2008. She won the Ireland AM Crime Fiction Award at the Irish Book Awards for her third novel, Blood Runs Cold.[1][2]


NYPD Detective Joe Lucchesi

  1. Darkhouse (2005)
  2. The Caller (2007)

FBI Special Agent Ren Bryce

  1. Blood Runs Cold (2008)
  2. Time of Death (2010)
  3. Blood Loss (2012)
  4. Harm's Reach (2014)
  5. Killing Ways (2015)
  6. The Drowning Child (forthcoming, 2016)

The Trials of Oland Born

  1. Curse of Kings (2013)


  1. ^ Spain, John (2009-05-07). "Barry's double triumph at Irish book awards". Irish Independent. Retrieved 2009-09-23.
  2. ^ Brennan, Marjorie (19 March 2014). "Writers' workshop proves a novel experience for best-selling author". Irish Examiner. Retrieved 22 June 2015.