The Game Changer
By Louise Phillips
In The Game Changer, criminal psychologist Dr Kate Pearson is haunted by a past she can't remember...
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.
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. In 2015, she was awarded a writing residency at Cill Rialaig Artists' Retreat in Kerry and was also a judge on the Irish panel for the EU Literary Award.
The Game Changer is her fourth novel.
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24 Mar 2016
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Hachette Books Ireland