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9781784298890

After the Silence

After the Silence

by Louise O'Neill

Publisher Riverrun

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'Chillingly good' Elizabeth Day

'Her best book to date and that's really saying something' Marian Keyes

'A powerfully atmospheric, darkly compelling mystery' Lucy Foley

'A superior psychological thriller' Liz Nugent

Nessa Crowley's murderer has been protected by silence for ten years. Until a team of documentary makers decide to find out the truth.

On the day of Henry and Keelin Kinsella's wild party at their big house a violent storm engulfed the island of Inisrun, cutting it off from the mainland. When morning broke Nessa Crowley's lifeless body lay in the garden, her last breath silenced by the music and the thunder.

The killer couldn't have escaped Inisrun, but no-one was charged with the murder. The mystery that surrounded the death of Nessa remained hidden.

But the islanders knew who to blame for the crime that changed them forever. Ten years later a documentary crew arrives, there to lift the lid off the Kinsella's carefully constructed lives, determined to find evidence that will prove Henry's guilt and Keelin's complicity in the murder of beautiful Nessa.

In this bold, brilliant, disturbing new novel Louise O'Neill shows that deadly secrets are devastating to those who hold them close.

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About the Author

Louise O'Neill

Louise O' Neill is from Clonakilty, in west Cork. After graduating with a BA in English Studies at Trinity College Dublin, she went on to complete a post-grad in Fashion Buying at DIT. Having spent a year in New York working for Kate Lanphear, the senior Style Director of ELLE magazine, she returned home to Ireland to write her first novel.


She went from hanging out on set with A-list celebrities to spending most of her days in pyjamas while she writes, and has never been happier.

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    Fine first edition in fine dust-jacket. Very minor yellowing to edges. This book is located in our Brighton store, and may take longer for delivery.

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