Aoife B. Burke

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Rockadoon Shore by Rory Gleeson

John Murray (Publisher) Malachy lives in a house on a hill overlooking Rockadoon Lodge. It’s been a long time since it’s been continuously occupied, but has been temporary home to … Continue reading

March 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinsborough

  Harper Collins   Publishers love when they chance upon a manuscript with a unique selling point, or one that could potentially ride the coat-tails created by a previous smash-hit … Continue reading

February 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Closed Casket by Sophie Hannah

  Harper Collins   If, for some reason, you’ve been introduced to the world’s best-selling author by the latest television adaptations of her work by the BBC you’d be forgiven … Continue reading

February 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Bridget Jones’s Baby by Helen Fielding

Penguin Random House   Even though the decorations are about to come down, the leftovers are long gone and the resolutions have been made, it’s still the time of year … Continue reading

January 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Holding by Graham Norton

  Enormous dinner portions served up with a side of another portion and a distinct lack of high-chase pursuits have rendered Garda PJ Collins overweight and underworked. The only guard … Continue reading

November 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Real Liddy James by Anne Marie Casey

Hodder and Stoughton The American dream often goes like this: Immigrant parents work their fingers to the bone to provide security and a future for their children. Said children grow … Continue reading

October 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes

Harper Collins A middle-aged man approaches an 8 year old girl. She is absorbed in her role as ringmaster of her miniature home-made carnival, he is entranced by her child-like … Continue reading

September 21, 2016 · Leave a comment