Sheila Pim

Life
1909- ; b. Dublin, ed. Lausanne and Cambridge; Detective novels with gardening interest, Common or Garden Crime (1945); Creeping Venom (1946); The Flowering Shamrock (1949), a serious novel; A Brush with Death (1950); The Hive of Suspects (1952); Other People’s Business, novel (1957); The Sheltered Garden, novel (1964). Also biography of Augustine Henry, The Wood and the Trees (Kilkenny 1984). IF DIW IF2.

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References
Desmond Clarke, Ireland in Fiction: A Guide to Irish Novels, Tales, Romances and Folklore [Pt. 2] (Cork: Royal Carbery 1985), gives details: b. Dublin, ed. French School, Bray and Girton College; flowers, gardening and Irish detective books; IF2 lists The Flowering Shamrock (1949); A Brush with Death (1950); A Hive of Suspects; Other People’s Business; Common or Garden Crime; Creeping Venom (1946).

Belfast Central Public Library holds The Flowering Shamrock (1949), and A Hive of Suspects (1952).

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