Dervla McTiernan was born in County Cork, Ireland to a family of seven. She studied corporate law at the National University of Ireland, Galway and the Law Society of Ireland, and practiced as a lawyer for twelve years. Following the global financial crisis she moved with her family to Western Australia, where she now works for the Mental Health Commission. She lives in Perth with her husband and two children.
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She Lies in the Vines (2019)
"A killer premise, genuinely surprising twists and turns and an original, deeply memorable protagonist."
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"An utterly compelling mystery with rare heart and humanity."
You Don't Know Me (2019)
"Dark, compelling and truly memorable. Foster is one of my favourite writers."
The Killing Kind (2021)
"Jane Casey is one of my favourite writers and The Killing Kind is her best yet: so fast, so clever, so compelling."
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