Andrea Carter graduated in Law from Trinity College, Dublin. She qualified as a solicitor and moved to the Inishowen peninsula where she lived and worked for a number of years. In 2005 she transferred to the Bar and moved to Dublin to practise as a barrister. She grew up in Ballyfin, Co Laois. Death at Whitewater Church was her first novel.
A proper old-fashioned crime novel in the best sense of the word -- Jane Casey, author of the Maeve Kerrigan series A moving - and exciting - well-observed account of crime, innocence, gullibility, and a determination to get things right ... the ideal novel to read curled up in front of a good fire while storms rage outside * Book Oxygen * A pure delight, featuring a lively crew of memorable characters, action aplenty and stunning scenery * Irish Independent * Carter writes very much in the village mystery tradition, with a likeable amateur detective, an atmospheric and vividly rendered sense of place and engagingly drawn series characters ... The Well of Ice moves towards a spectacular and explosive conclusion * Irish Times * There's gripping suspense in contrast to the warm and well drawn Irish country community in solicitor sleuth Benedicta 'Ben' O'Keefe's third case * Evening Telegraph * Another thriller full of twists from the solicitor turned author * Irish Country Magazine * A promising start * The Sunday Times Crime Club on Death at Whitewater Church * I adored this traditional crime novel; it's modern day Agatha Christie with Ben as Miss Marple * Irish Examiner on Death at Whitewater Church * Death at Whitewater Church is a charming debut that bodes well for Andrea Carter * Irish Times * The colourful cast of characters may be fictional, but the landscapes, towns and villages are instantly recognisable * Irish Daily Mail on Death at Whitewater Church * A beguiling heroine - clever sympathetic and bearing a weight of guilt . . . This is Andrea Carter's first book; she'll go far * The Times on Death at Whitewater Church *