Joan Lingard :: NEWS

Joan Lingard

14 July 2022 Share

Joan Lingard, author of 60 novels for both adults and children including the Kevin and Sadie quintet of books of Northern Ireland life in the 1970s has died aged 90. 

Lingard, passed away peacefully on 12th July 2022, which may have been fitting, but also sad. She had celebrated her 90th birthday earlier this year. 

Her career spanned five decades, with her most recent children’s book, Trouble on Cable Street, released by Catnip Publishing in 2014.  

Photo from