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A Force for Justice

Michael Clifford
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Michael Clifford

The full story of the single greatest scandal in Irish policing history - from the journalist who brought it into the national arena.When, in 2008, Sergeant Maurice McCabe complained of shoddy investigations into serious crime in County Cavan, nothing could have prepared him for what was in store.A career garda, McCabe never set out to be a whistleblower. However, over the following eight years, he exposed gross incompetence and corruption within An Garda Siochána. It ranged from a violent criminal being free to murder, to country-wide corruption in the policing of road safety.Along the way he paid a terrible price, enduring vilification, bullying and harassment by forces who wanted to silence him and his inconvenient truths. Worse still were the rumours of an extreme nature, which had a devastating effect on his whole family.McCabe's actions ultimately led to some of the biggest reforms of An Garda Siochána since the foundation of the state, caused major political upheaval, and culminated in a Tribunal established in 2017, to examine whether there had been a smear campaign against him within the force.A Force For Justice reveals the story behind the scenes, of one man struggling to survive in the most challenging of circumstances. It is a dramatic account of a garda sergeant's journey from a rural outpost into the heart of the Irish political and legal system.

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Family Business

Muriel Bolger
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Muriel Bolger

'Few do beach reads with as much sparkle as Muriel Bolger' Image A fresh, summery new novel about family, friendship and future plans from bestselling author Muriel Bolger.Young, clever and accomplished, Anne is fully committed to her career at her father's law practice - much to the delight of her parents and the not-so-hidden resentment of her younger sister Gabby. She doesn't have time to think of her dreams of art college, or, indeed, the lack of love in her life.Then Anne finds herself facing charismatic barrister Daniel Hassett in court. Equally ambitious, they seem to be the perfect match. But just as Anne and Daniel's relationship heats up, a series of shocking events forceAnne to question what she really wants.Will an unexpected French inheritance be just the thing to help her decide a way forward - in law and in love? Or should she risk everything she's worked so hard for?

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The Love of Her Life

Kate McCabe
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Kate McCabe

Ellie McCoy has the life she always dreamed of. She is married to star journalist Joe, a man she adores. She has a great job in the financial industry, three marvellous children, and a beautiful home overlooking Dublin bay. But tragedy strikes when she arrives home one evening to be told that her husband has died suddenly at a hotel in London.When she then discovers that he may also have been having an affair, she feels as though she may never pick up the pieces of her broken life.Set between Dublin and the sun-drenched beaches of Marbella, The Love of Her Life is a heartfelt story of family life, learning to live again after bereavement and discovering that joy can be found where you least expect it.

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The Music of Love

Kate McCabe
Authors:
Kate McCabe

Kirsty O'Neill has always known her own mind. At thirty-one years old, she is already running her own successful business, making waves in the Irish fashion world, and has decided that the handsome Robbie Hennessy is the man she'll build her future with. So when her widowed mother announces that she's bringing home a complete stranger from her holiday in Marbella - a young pianist named Antonio - Kirsty has strong feelings. Immediately suspicious, she decides that she will make every effort to rid her mother's life of Antonio as quickly as possible. As Kirsty's relationship with Robbie begins to falter, and it looks as though their plans may not come to be after all, she watches on in horror as Antonio's career begins to take off. Will he ever leave Ireland, and her mother, behind? What is he doing here, anyway? And why oh why, with her life in complete disharmony, does his music sound so alluring?

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Guilty Secrets

Zoe Miller
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Zoe Miller

A wedding planner, a bestselling novelist and a high-flying headhunter: three women with one thing in common - the past. When Sam Ryan walks back into their lives, Abby, Lia and Paula discover that the secrets they fought to hide now threaten to destroy them.Abby Lacey is now unrecognisible as the wild, tempestuous girl who left Dublin all those years ago to travel the world. Based in Sorrento, she plans fairytale Italian weddings. But only she knows the real reason why she abandoned her travels so abruptly...Lia Lacey, now a glamorous, bestselling novelist, bears no resemblance to the struggling single-mother of her past. Mixing among the glitterati of London's literary crowd, she too has vowed never to return home. But as her troubled daughter, Abby, grows more distant, Lia realises that in order to help her, she must face the one thing she has been running from.Paula Stevens, owner of Dublin's most elite recruitment company, has come a long way from the shy, studious girl of her youth. But can she find the courage to be true to herself?

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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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The Spanish Letter

Kate McCabe
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Kate McCabe
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Maeve's Times

Maeve Binchy
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Maeve Binchy
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The Man of Her Dreams: Can she build a future on what-might-have-beens?

Kate McCabe
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Kate McCabe

Piper McKenzie is young, beautiful and rich - the darling of the Dublin social scene. Married to handsome music promoter Charlie White and successful in taking over the family hotel chain, she looks to have it all. But when Piper discovers that her marriage is not what she thought it was, she's forced to question everything she has held sacred. Then news comes that could have devastating consequences for the future of the family firm, concerning her wayward brother Jack and his self-interested wife Corinne.When Piper escapes to Spain with her young daughter to try to piece back together her world, her path once again crosses with Eduardo Delgado, a doctor she had a love affair with years earlier whilst on holidays. But can a girl create a future on what-might-have-beens? Or can a broken marriage be mended by second chances?

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You'll Ruin your Dinner: Sweet Memories from Irish childhood

Damian Corless
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Damian Corless

Whether your taste was for fiddlestix or Flavour Ravers, Trigger bars or Two and Twos, Marathons or macaroons, Peggy's Legs or Push Pops, Liquorice Allsorts or Little Devils, You'll Ruin Your Dinner has something for you.From the heyday of Cleeve's toffee to the birth of the Tayto Cheese & Onion crisp, it transports us back to the days when sweet shop windows across the country boasted tempting confectionery displays, when summer was heralded with a visit from the ice-cream cart, and when Grafton Street was the sweet shop capital of Ireland.And then there was the golden age of Irish-made sweets, when the entire nation downed tools to listen to Fry-Cadbury's soap The Kennedys of Castleross and Gay Byrne cut his teeth on The Urney Programme.The next three decades brought enduring favourites along with fleeting fads, but the craving for a sugar-rush remained steadfast for generations of Irish kids to come. These mouth-watering memories are captured here across the decades in an assortment that will keep you dipping back in for more - and it won't ruin your dinner.

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Consequences

Muriel Bolger
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Muriel Bolger
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What Women Know

Michelle Jackson, Juliet Bressan
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Michelle Jackson, Juliet Bressan

What is the secret to a woman's strength and power? Mothers, daughters, sisters, friends, colleagues: women connect through shared experience, mutual support, and the wisdom handed down from generation to generation. In What Women Know, bestselling authors Dr. Juliet Bressan and Michelle Jackson mine this world of female wisdom and share the results of both their personal journeys and those of the many ordinary and extraordinary women that they have met along the way. With answers to all of the big questions that every woman asks herself about - With advice and tips on relationships, work, health, love, loss, sex, money, children, spirituality, key life changes, beauty - What Women Know is an open book of women's confidences, designed by women for women, to help us live life to our full potential. Inside these pages are precious gifts for each and every one of us: to learn, to live, and to pass on . . .

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The Disengagement Ring

Clodagh Murphy
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Clodagh Murphy
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Somewhere In Between

Ruth Gilligan
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Ruth Gilligan
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U2 Popaganda

Tony Clayton-Lea
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Tony Clayton-Lea
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The Four Courts Murder

Andrew Nugent
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Andrew Nugent

A superbly entertaining and suspenseful debut crime novel from Irish Benedictine Monk Andrew Nugent.When a Dublin High Court judge is found dead - slumped in his chair, his neck snapped by a well aimed kick - many would say he got what he deserved. But Inspector Denis Lennon and Sergeant Molly Power soon unearth a far more dangerous and complex case than simple revenge. There's the handsome, fair-haired young man whose flights of fancy and secret liaisons lead them down many a dark alleyway; the judge with an unusual but lucrative hobby; the strange connection with a rural community; the good-looking Tae-Kwando teacher. Elegant, charming and clever, Andrew Nugent deflates the pomposity of the law, the police force, and Irish rural mythology in a novel as ingenious as it is witty and compelling.

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Connections

Sheila O'Flanagan
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Sheila O'Flanagan

In this wonderful collection of interlinked short stories we are transported to the Caribbean island resort of White Sands. In touching, poignant and delicious tales Sheila O'Flanagan introduces some of the most likeable and interesting characters she's created. There's Tara, who's arrived with the man she wants to marry only to find that an old rejected lover is planning to get in the way; Grainne, who's been sent with her husband by their children to celebrate the anniversary of a shotgun wedding twenty-five years earlier, and who thinks the time has come to move on - or has it? Rudy's on an idyllic break with his young son which is set for an unexpected ending; and Isobel - of ISOBEL'S WEDDING - has arrived with no idea that her old lover Nico might be staying just next door. Romance is very much alive in the hot Caribbean nights...

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The Last of the Bald Heads

Ferdia Mac Anna
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Ferdia Mac Anna

The Last of the Bald Heads is Ferdia Mac Anna's remembering of his remarkable youth - from the trials and tribulations of growing up in a bohemian household in Howth with a theatre director father and flamboyant, charismatic mother, through to his punk days in Dublin and stardom as Rocky De Valera - before finding love and having to face a brain haemorrhage and cancer. Using diaries from his time 'on-the-road' and many photographs, Ferdia interweaves his life story with individual vignettes that flash back and capture the most important moments and influences on his life.Told with the author's trademark wit and lightness of touch, The Last of the Bald Heads is the engrossing, enchanting account of an extraordinary life.

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Accidental Pilgrim

David Moore
Authors:
David Moore

After one Silicon Valley project meeting too many, David Moore returned to Dublin with too much money to get a real job, and no idea what to do next.The Accidental Pilgrim follows the recovering dotcommer as he rides two thousand miles across Europe in pursuit of himself and the Celtic saint Columbanus - the Roy Keane of the early medieval Church. A bad-ass early Irish saint who wouldn't stand for such ephemeral notions as identity crises, if anyone could sort the craic-loving but well-mannered young man, Columbanus would.On the way to the saint's final resting place in Northern Italy, there are bee-stings in Malin Head, melting roads along the Loire, and instant celebrity in eastern France.A freewheeling traveller's tale with a dash of medieval history thrown in, The Accidental Pilgrim presents an unlikely double-act and a rewarding journey.

Muriel Bolger

Muriel Bolger is a well-known Irish journalist and award-winning travel writer. In addition to her works of fiction she has also written four books on her native city, including Dublin - City of Literature (O'Brien Press), which won the Travel Extra Travel Guide Book of the Year 2012.