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Catherine Ryan Howard - Author

About the Author

Catherine Ryan Howard was born in Cork, Ireland. Prior to writing full-time, Catherine worked as a front desk agent in Walt Disney World, Florida, and most recently was a social media marketer for a major publisher. She is currently studying for a BA in English at Trinity College Dublin.

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Rewind

Rewind

Author: Catherine Ryan Howard Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/08/2019

From the bestselling, multiple prize-shortlisted novelist Catherine Ryan Howard comes an explosive story about a twisted voyeur and a terrible crime... PLAY Andrew, the manager of Shanamore Holiday Cottages, watches his only guest via a hidden camera in her room. One night the unthinkable happens: a shadowy figure emerges onscreen, kills her and destroys the camera. But who is the murderer? How did they know about the camera? And how will Andrew live with himself? PAUSE Natalie wishes she'd stayed at home as soon as she arrives in the wintry isolation of Shanamore. There's something creepy about the manager. She wants to leave, but she can't - not until she's found what she's looking for... REWIND This is an explosive story about a murder caught on camera. You've already missed the start. To get the full picture you must rewind the tape and play it through to the end, no matter how shocking... 'Catherine Ryan Howard is a gift to crime writing. Her characters are credible, her stories are original and her plotting is ingenious. Every book is a treat to look forward to.' Liz Nugent

The Liar's Girl

The Liar's Girl

Author: Catherine Ryan Howard Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/01/2019

Shortlisted for the Edgar Award, Best Novel 2019 Irish Times' Best Book of the Year, 2018 'Dark, yes, but tender too. The Liar's Girl is tightly plotted and crackles with suspense.' Ali Land, author of Good Me Bad Me 'A killer premise that totally delivers. A creepy, claustrophobic tale that never lets up on the tension while also managing to strike a truly tender note.' Caz Frear, bestselling author of Sweet Little Lies Her first love confessed to five murders. But the truth was so much worse. Dublin's notorious Canal Killer, Will Hurley, is ten years into his life sentence when the body of a young woman is fished out of the Grand Canal. Though detectives suspect they are dealing with a copycat, they turn to Will for help. He claims he has the information the police need, but will only give it to one person - the girl he was dating when he committed his horrific crimes. Alison Smith has spent the last decade abroad, putting her shattered life in Ireland far behind her. But when she gets a request from Dublin imploring her to help prevent another senseless murder, she is pulled back to face the past - and the man - she's worked so hard to forget.

The Liar's Girl

The Liar's Girl

Author: Catherine Ryan Howard Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 01/03/2018

Dublin's notorious Canal Killer is ten years into his life sentence when a body is fished out of the Grand Canal. Detectives suspect a copy-cat is emulating the crimes and they must turn to Ireland's most prolific serial killer for help. Will admits he has the information the cops need, but will only give it to one person... When Alison Smith gets the request from Dublin, she is pulled back to face the man she's worked so hard to forget.

Liar's Girl

Liar's Girl

Author: Catherine Ryan Howard Format: eBook Release Date: 01/03/2018

'Dark, yes, but tender too. The Liar's Girl is tightly plotted and crackles with suspense.' Ali Land, author of Good Me Bad Me'A killer premise that totally delivers. A creepy, claustrophobic tale that never lets up on the tension while also managing to strike a truly tender note.' Caz Frear, bestselling author of Sweet Little LiesHer first love confessed to five murders. But the truth was so much worse.Dublin's notorious Canal Killer, Will Hurley, is ten years into his life sentence when the body of a young woman is fished out of the Grand Canal. Though detectives suspect they are dealing with a copycat, they turn to Will for help. He claims he has the information the police need, but will only give it to one person - the girl he was dating when he committed his horrific crimes.Alison Smith has spent the last decade abroad, putting her shattered life in Ireland far behind her. But when she gets a request from Dublin imploring her to help prevent another senseless murder, she is pulled back to face the past - and the man - she's worked so hard to forget.

Distress Signals

Distress Signals

Author: Catherine Ryan Howard Format: eBook Release Date: 02/02/2017

An Amazon Rising Star Best Debut Novel 2016 (UK edition) and Shortlisted for the IBA Crime Novel of the Year Award 2016A debut thriller that channels Gone Girl, from a new writer to watch …The day Adam Dunne’s girlfriend, Sarah, fails to return from a Barcelona business trip, his perfect life begins to fall apart. Days later, the arrival of her passport and a note that reads, “I’m sorry—S” sets off real alarm bells. He vows to do whatever it takes to find her.Adam is puzzled when he connects Sarah to a cruise ship called the Celebrate—and to a woman, Estelle, who disappeared from the same ship in eerily similar circumstances almost exactly a year before.To get answers, Adam must confront some difficult truths about his relationship with Sarah. He must do things of which he never thought himself capable. And he must try to outwit a predator who seems to have found the perfect hunting ground …“An exhilarating debut thriller from a hugely talented author. Distress Signals is fast-paced, twisty, and an absolute joy to read.”—Mark Edwards, bestselling author of The Magpies“Pacey, suspenseful, and intriguing…[A] top-class, page-turning read. Catherine Ryan Howard is an astonishing new voice in thriller writing.”—Liz Nugent, author of Unraveling Oliver

Distress Signals

Distress Signals

Author: Catherine Ryan Howard Format: eBook Release Date: 02/02/2017

A debut thriller that channels Gone Girl, from the newest writer to watch, Catherine Ryan HowardThe day Adam Dunne's girlfriend, Sarah, fails to return from a Barcelona business trip, his perfect life begins to fall apart. Days later, the arrival of her passport and a note that reads "e;I'm sorry-S"e; sets off real alarm bells. He vows to do whatever it takes to find her.Adam is puzzled when he connects Sarah to a cruise ship called the Celebrate-and to a woman, Estelle, who disappeared from the same ship in eerily similar circumstances almost exactly a year before.To get answers, Adam must confront some difficult truths about his relationship with Sarah. He must do things of which he never thought himself capable. And he must try to outwit a predator who seems to have found the perfect hunting ground.

Distress Signals

Distress Signals

Author: Catherine Ryan Howard Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 05/05/2016

The day Adam Dunne's girlfriend, Sarah, fails to return from business trip to Barcelona, his life begins to fall apart. Days later, the arrival of her passport and a note that reads, I'm sorry - S, sets off real alarm bells. Adam is puzzled when he connects Sarah to a cruise ship called The Celebrate, and to a woman who disappeared in eerily similar circumstances. Adam must try to outwit a predator who seems to have found the perfect hunting ground...