By Tana French
A compelling psychological mystery from one of the most exciting new voices in crime fiction
'Breathtaking -- an elaborately twisted ballad of class resentments, family burdens, regret and passion' The Washington Post
'An author of exceptional talent and insight' Sunday Independent
'In all your life, only a few moments matter. I was lucky. I got to see one of mine face to face, and recognise it for what it was.'
The course of Frank Mackey's life is set by one defining moment when he was nineteen. The time his girlfriend, Rosie Daly, failed to turn up for their rendezvous in Faithful Place, failed to run away with him to London as planned.
Frank never heard from, or of, her again.
Twenty years on, Frank is still in Dublin, working as an undercover cop. He's cut all ties with his dysfunctional family. Until his sister calls to say that Rosie's suitcase has been found ...
Tana French grew up in Ireland, Italy, the United States and Malawi. She trained as an actor at Trinity College Dublin and has worked mainly in theatre. Her first novel, In the Woods, was published in 2007; it won the Edgar, Anthony, Macavity and Barry awards for Best First Novel and the IVCA Clarion Award for Best Fiction. In the Woods and her second novel, The Likeness, were both New York Times bestsellers. She lives in Dublin with her husband and daughter.
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09 Aug 2018
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Hachette Books Ireland