Martina Reilly


Martina has been writing since she was eight years old and has been published consistently since 1997. Livewire and Dirt Tracks, two of her teenage books (which are available here) have won awards for teenage fiction while 'Something Borrowed' an adult fiction book was long-listed for an IMPAC award.
Martina writes and directs plays, occasionally acts in them and she has also written for the national newspapers in Ireland.
Martina loves writing and would never ever do anything else!

Smashwords Interview

Who are your favorite authors?
I don't really have anyone. There are two however whose work I buy the minute it hits the shelves - Tana French and Anne Tyler. Both very different writers but both brilliant.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
My kids, my dog and my life - which I love.
Read more of this interview.

Where to find Martina Reilly online

Where to buy in print


Free Fall
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,410. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Three friends, two stories and one diary that could change everything. All Hannah has to do is read it.....
True Colours
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,190. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
There comes a time when you have to choose. Billy's time is here. He loves his brother Nick, but he also loves his girlfriend, Clara. At the end however, there is no contest....
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,140. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
It's not easy being a genius, especially when your family fail to realise it. Joey is music mad, he's in a great band - or so he thinks - and together with Anne, Trev, Mick (his best mate) and Domo, they enter a battle of the bands competition, ready to take on the world. Only one thing stands in the way of all this fame and glory - his Da, who has great plans for his only son.
Fast Car
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,060. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
April hates all things medicinal and yet her parents have her pinned down as the next Doctor Barnard. Things get worse when they dump her on a laid-back soccer-mad family that she doesn't know. Her life hits rock bottom when, despite the warnings, she falls for the maddest, craziest, wildest guy in town. But it's great when he falls for her!

Martina Reilly's tag cloud

brothers    cars    crime    drama    drugs    dublin    family    friendship    gritty    humour    irish    love    music    relationships    romanace    romance    school    sport    teen    teen 12 and up    unisex novel    urban action    young adult