Clare O'Beara is a tree surgeon and expert witness, and a former national standard showjumper. She has qualified in ecology and includes environmental issues in some of her stories. She serves on the Royal Dublin Society Forestry and the Environment Committee.
Clare is an award-winning writer of fiction and non-fiction, whose journalism work has been published in more than thirty countries. Her credits include Mensa Magazine and Mensa International Journal. She contributed a story to A Pint And A Haircut (Lon Dubh, 2010), an anthology in aid of Concern's Haiti fund.
In 2013 Clare independently published seven books of crime, science fiction and romantic suspense. She added four more during 2014 including two Young Adult books. One swiftly became No. 1 Best Seller in Children's Miscellaneous Sports. She also contributed to F&SF anthology Dreamless Roads.
Winner, Print Journalism, Ireland's National Media Awards 2013.
Winner, Arkady Renko Short Story Contest, 2014. Judged by Martin Cruz Smith.
Clare reads extensively and reviews books for Fresh Fiction.com. She lives in Dublin with her husband and cats. Find out more at: