Book Review

The Belladonna Maze – An eerie page-turner that blurs past and present

RTÉ arts correspondent Sinéad Crowley’s new novel hits every mark for lovers of ghost tales

Sinéad Crowley: her new novel is vibrant and lyrical

Arts and media correspondent for RTÉ News, journalism lecturer at Dublin City University and author of the successful DS Claire Boyle crime novel series, Sinéad Crowley certainly knows her way around a story. Moving away from her usual genre, The Belladonna Maze finds her blending historical fiction with present-day ghost tales in a page-turner focused on a grand Roscommon estate.

Hollowpark Hall houses a beautiful but deadly maze in its grounds named after a dangerous ...