Book Review

Run Time: West Cork thriller takes us from screen to scream

Author Catherine Ryan Howard follows her hugely successful 56 Days with the story of a desperate actor who takes a part in a low-budget horror film only to find all is not quite as it seems

Catherine Ryan Howard: Run Time is the perfect beach read, light enough to easily immerse yourself in, but with enough layers to keep you guessing, at least until close to the end

You know what they say: when life gives you lemons, make lemonade. In 2021, Irish author Catherine Ryan Howard delivered a novel that capitalised on that most unexpected and traumatic of global events: the Covid-19 pandemic. Her captivating novel 56 Days, which traced the story of a couple thrown together in Dublin in the early days of Covid-19, was an instant bestseller, capturing the zeitgeist and netting Crime Fiction Book of the Year at the ...