"Acclaimed Irish author Nicola Pierce writes intriguing literature for young minds"
Drogheda-based Nicola Pierce published her first book for young readers, Spirit of the Titanic, to rave reviews and five printings within its first twelve months. City of Fate, her second novel, about WWII’s Battle of Stalingrad, was shortlisted for the 2015 Warwickshire School Library Service Award.Behind the Walls, about the 1688-9 Siege of Derry, was published in 2015, a prequel to her 2016 novel, Kings of the Boyne, about the 1690 Battle of the Boyne, which has been shortlisted for the 2017 LAI (Literary Association Ireland) Children’s Book Award. She is currently working on a short history book, for older readers, about the Titanic which is due out April 2018.
August 2017: Very excited to have signed the contract for my FIFTH children's novel with The O'Brien Press