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978-1844885961

Strange Sally Diamond

Strange Sally Diamond

by Liz Nugent

Publisher Sandycove

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From the Number 1 bestselling author of Our Little Cruelties and Skin Deep

Sally Diamond cannot understand why what she did was so strange. She was only doing what her father told her to do, to put him out with the rubbish when he died.

Now Sally is the centre of attention, not only from the hungry media and police detectives, but also a sinister voice from a past she cannot remember. As she begins to discover the horrors of her childhood, Sally steps into the world for the first time, making new friends and big decisions, and learning that people don't always mean what they say.

But who is the man observing Sally from the other side of the world? And why does her neighbour seem to be obsessed with her? Sally's trust issues are about to be severely challenged . . .

*****
'I loved every damn second of it' Lisa Jewell

'Liz Nugent has outdone herself. Twisted and twisty, dark and gripping, no one is going to forget Sally Diamond in a hurry!' Graham Norton

'Terrific' Ian Rankin

'So, so good! Sally gets under your skin and worms her way into your heart. I didn't want it to end' Jane Fallon

'I'm lost in admiration for Liz and her writing . . . vivid, pacy, taut but so very moving' Marian Keyes

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About the Author

Liz Nugent

iz was born in Dublin in 1967.

Liz first began to write for broadcast in 2003. Between 2003 and 2013, she worked as a Story Associate on the popular television soap opera Fair City. She had several pieces accepted for Sunday Miscellany, a radio series on RTE Radio 1 specialising in nostalgic autobiographical writing.

Subsequently, she had two children’s stories accepted by the Fiction 15 series for the same broadcaster.

In 2006, her first short story for adults, Alice, was shortlisted for the Francis McManus Short Story Prize.

Liz went on to write a children’s animation series called The Resistors for TG4. Her half-hour drama, The Appointment was one of four winners chosen to be broadcast live on TG4 in the Seomra Sé series.

Liz’s radio drama, Appearances, represented Ireland at the New York Festivals in 2008.

She was the winner of an EATC bursary and writing workshops in Geneva and Berlin for pilot episode of drama series Campus in 2007.

Liz’s first novel Unravelling Oliver was published to critical and popular acclaim in Ireland in March 2014. It quickly became a firm favourite with book clubs and reader’s groups. In November of that year, it went on to win the Crime Novel of the Year at the Irish Book Awards and was long listed for the International Dublin Literature Prize 2016. She was also the winner of the inaugural Jack Harte Bursary provided by the Irish Writers Centre and the Tyrone Guthrie Centre in Dec 2014.

In February 2021 Liz was honoured to accept the James Joyce Medal from the L&H Society of University College Dublin. Previous recipients include Bill Clinton, Seamus Heaney, JK Rowling and Sue Townsend.

Aside from writing, Liz has led workshops in writing drama for broadcast in Ireland and New Zealand. She has also produced and managed literary salons, interviewed many other writers, including Joseph O’Connor, Sinead Crowley, Graham Norton, Jane Casey, Marian Keyes, Val McDermid, Ian Rankin and Jane Harper.

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