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The Ruin

(2018)
(The first book in the Cormac Reilly series)
A novel by

 
 
When Aisling Conroy's boyfriend Jack is found in the freezing black waters of the river Corrib, the police tell her it was suicide. A surgical resident, she throws herself into study and work, trying to forget -- until Jack's sister Maude shows up. Maude suspects foul play, and she is determined to prove it.

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"Loved every page . . . Cormac Reilly is a brilliant new character, so real you can hear his footsteps on the stairs. Utterly gripping, brilliantly executed story." - Sam Blake

"THE RUIN is as convincing as it is multi-layered, as compelling as it is complex . . . Dervla is a future star of the genre." - Chris Brookmyre

"Intelligent, compassionate and believable." - Sinéad Crowley

"Fans of Tana French will love McTiernan's expertly plotted, complex web of secrets that refuse to stay hidden." - Karen Dionne

"Heartbreaking and heart-stopping." - Caz Frear

"There are not many books that will keep me reading from start to finish but Dervla McTiernan's THE RUIN did just that . . . An excellent story, very well written . . . this one was a winner for me!" - Alex Gray

"Excellently written and at times, heartcatchingly sad." - Marian Keyes

"A terrific read." - Liz Nugent


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Hardback Editions

December 2018 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Ruin (Cormac Reilly)
Author(s): Dervla McTiernan
ISBN: 1-64358-013-2 / 978-1-64358-013-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Platinum Spotlight Series
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Paperback Editions

September 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Ruin: 'As moving as it is fast-paced' Val McDermid (The Cormac Reilly Series)
Author(s): Dervla McTiernan
ISBN: 0-7515-6931-3 / 978-0-7515-6931-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sphere
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July 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Ruin
Author(s): Dervla McTiernan (author)
ISBN: 0-14-313312-8 / 978-0-14-313312-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books
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March 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Ruin: 'As moving as it is fast-paced' Val McDermid (The Cormac Reilly Series)
Author(s): Dervla McTiernan
ISBN: 0-7515-6930-5 / 978-0-7515-6930-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sphere
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February 2018 : Australia Paperback
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Title: The Ruin
Author(s): Dervla McTiernan
ISBN: 1-4607-5421-2 / 978-1-4607-5421-4 (Australia edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins - AU
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Audio Editions

July 2018 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Ruin: A Novel (Cormac Reilly)
Author(s): Dervla McTiernan
ISBN: 1-5385-4330-3 / 978-1-5385-4330-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio
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July 2018 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Ruin: Library Edition
Author(s): Dervla McTiernan
ISBN: 1-5385-4329-X / 978-1-5385-4329-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
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July 2018 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: The Ruin: A Novel (Cormac Reilly)
Author(s): Dervla McTiernan
ISBN: 1-5385-4331-1 / 978-1-5385-4331-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio
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July 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Ruin
Author(s): Dervla McTiernan
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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July 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Ruin
Author(s): Dervla McTiernan
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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March 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Ruin
Author(s): Dervla McTiernan
Publisher: HarperAudio
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March 2018 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Ruin
Author(s): Dervla McTiernan
Publisher: HarperAudio
Availability: Amazon AU   


March 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Ruin
Author(s): Dervla McTiernan
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
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March 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Ruin
Author(s): Dervla McTiernan
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Availability: Amazon UK   


February 2018 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: The Ruin: 1
Author(s): Dervla McTiernan
ISBN: 1-4607-9593-8 / 978-1-4607-9593-4 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda/HarperCollins audio
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February 2018 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: The Ruin: 1
Author(s): Dervla McTiernan
ISBN: 1-4607-9594-6 / 978-1-4607-9594-1 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda/HarperCollins audio
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Kindle Editions

July 2018 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Ruin: A Novel
Author(s): Dervla McTiernan
Publisher: Penguin Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


March 2018 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Ruin: 'As moving as it is fast-paced' Val McDermid (The Cormac Reilly Series)
Author(s): Dervla McTiernan
Publisher: Sphere
Availability: Amazon UK   


March 2018 : Australia Kindle edition
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Title: The Ruin (Cormac Reilly Book 1)
Author(s): Dervla McTiernan
Publisher: HarperCollins
Availability: Amazon AU