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Jim Burke

Jim has written short stories for various publications in Ireland. He got first prize in the golden pen short story competition in 2003. Another short story by Jim, Lost Love, was adapted into a film by an independent film company in the UK. A screenplay based on the story was written by director Rosita Clarke called, The Other Side of the Lake. He played a part in the film. It won an award for best director in the Ladies first International film festival in Cork in 2017. In 2020 the film won an award for best editing of a feature film at the London International film festival. In the same year it won an award for best original screenplay at the Nice International film festival. Jim lives in Dublin with his wife and family. His interests are writing, acting, reading and history.

Author's Books
The Sad Windows

John Wilson arrives for the birthday party of Ellen Rackley. Straight away, he senses that things are not as they should be in the mansion where she lives. She is reluctant at first to tell him that something is wrong but very soon changes her mind. The discovery of an old diary belonging to an ance...

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No Light in His Eyes

Filled with regret over the life he led, John Hughes dies in hospital and meets Rainbow, an angel in the spirit world. He listens as the angel points out to John where he went wrong in life. John is given an amazing chance to live again for a short while under a new identity. He accepts and searches...

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