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Louise Phillips



Dublin-born crime author Louise Phillips won the Ireland AM Crime Fiction Book of the Year Award for The Doll's House, her bestselling second novel, in 2013. Red Ribbons (2012), Last Kiss (2014) and The Game Changer (2015) which also feature criminal psychologist Dr Kate Pearson and DI O'Connor, were each shortlisted for the award.
Louise's work has been published as part of various anthologies and literary journals. She has won the Jonathan Swift Award, was a winner in the Irish Writers' Centre Lonely Voice platform, and her writing has been shortlisted for prizes such as the Molly Keane Memorial Award and Bridport UK.

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The Game Changer

Louise Phillips
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Louise Phillips

A suspected suicide in Dublin. A brutal murder in New York. The abduction of a child over two decades earlier. All linked ... but how?Criminal psychologist Dr Kate Pearson has the answer. Because she was the young girl abducted all those years ago.And, when she begins to investigate the suspicious suicide in Dublin and confirms a connection to her own disappearance, she is forced to start asking questions. Why did her parents lie to her, telling her she was missing for only a few hours? And why doesn't she have any memory of the time she was held?When a sinister note arrives at her home, it becomes clear that Kate is being targeted. But by whom? And why now? Kate is consumed by her efforts to uncover the truth, knowing that her life is in very real danger.The Game Changer wants someone to pay for the past - and Kate is being held accountable.

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Last Kiss

Louise Phillips
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Louise Phillips

He thought he was in control. But he was wrong. And after the final blows of the knife, she stole his last breath with a kiss...Will criminal psychologist Dr Kate Pearson uncover the identity of this vicious killer before it is too late?At a hotel room in Dublin, the butchered body of art dealer Rick Shevlin, arranged with artistic precision like the Hanged Man from a Tarot card, is found.Meanwhile, in a quiet suburb, Sandra Regan clings to her sanity as a shadowy presence moves through her home.What connects them?Criminal psychologist Dr Kate Pearson is sure that the killer has struck before and will again - soon. As Kate and DI O'Connor are plunged into an investigation which spreads to Rome and Paris, they uncover a vicious trail of sexual power and evil. But will they uncover the killer's identity before she claims another victim?

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The Doll's House

Louise Phillips
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Louise Phillips

A tragic drowning over three decades ago. A body recently found in a Dublin canal. But what connects them? Criminal psychologist Dr Kate Pearson is about to find out . . .The Doll's House is the second book in the series featuring Dr Kate Pearson.Thirty-five years ago Adrian Hamilton drowned. At the time his death was deemed a tragic accident but the exact circumstances remain a mystery. His daughter Clodagh now visits a hypnotherapist in an attempt to come to terms with her past, and her father's death. As disturbing childhood memories are unleashed, memories of another tragedy begin to come to light.Meanwhile criminal psychologist Dr Kate Pearson is called to assist in a murder investigation after a body is found in a Dublin canal. And when Kate digs beneath the surface of the killing, she discovers a sinister connection to the Hamilton family.Time is running out for Clodagh and Kate.And the killer has already chosen his next victim . . .Winner of Crime Fiction Book of the Year Award (BGE Irish Book Awards 2013)

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Red Ribbons

Louise Phillips
Authors:
Louise Phillips

Can criminal psychologist Dr Kate Pearson get inside the mind of a killer before he strikes again?Red Ribbons is the first book in the series featuring Dr Kate Pearson by Dublin author Louise PhillipsA missing schoolgirl is found buried in the Dublin mountains, hands clasped together in prayer, two red ribbons in her hair. Twenty-four hours later, a second schoolgirl is found in a shallow grave - her body identically arranged. The hunt for the killer is on.The police call in profiler Dr Kate Pearson to get inside the mind of the murderer before he strikes again. But there's one vital connection to be made - Ellie Brady, a mother institutionalised fifteen years earlier for the murder of her daughter Amy.What connects the death of Amy Brady to the murdered schoolgirls? As Kate Pearson begins to unravel the truth, danger is closer than she knows . . .