Jo Spain has worked as a journalist and a party advisor on the economy in the Irish parliament. Her first novel, WITH OUR BLESSING, was one of seven books shortlisted in the Richard and Judy Search for a Bestseller competition and went on to be a top-ten bestseller in Ireland. Joanne lives in Dublin with her husband and their four young children.
An uncomfortable read that delves into [a] country's dark secrets - Irish Independent on With Our BlessingBrilliant! Fast paced, well researched and sensitive. Jo Spain is a sparkling new talent - Irish Examiner on With Our BlessingWith Our Blessing picks at the scabs of recent Irish history to reveal raw and gaping wounds - Irish Times on With Our BlessingTakes the traditional "country house mystery" and gives it an Irish twist. Atmospheric and compelling - Sinead Crowley on With Our BlessingJo Spain's vivid thriller explores the dark secrets from Ireland's past that continue to haunt Irish society today - Martin Sixsmith on With Our Blessing