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A single phone call from halfway across the world is all it takes to bring her home . . . `Ellie, something bad has happened.' Desperate to escape her `kid from the scrapyard' reputation, Ellie Rook has forged a new life for herself abroad, but tragedy strikes when her mother, Imelda, falls from a notorious waterfall. Here, according to local legend, the warrior queen Finella jumped to her death after killing a king. In the wake of her mother's disappearance, Ellie is forced to confront some disturbing truths about the family she left behind and the woman she has become. Can a long-dead queen hold the key to Ellie's survival? And how far will she go to right a wrong?
Closing date: 22/05/2019
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Well written mystery and intrigue novel and an author with Scottish and Celtic background an interest in folklore highly recommended. Full review
In Finella (Ellie) Rook, Ireland has created a character as feisty as her Celtic namesake. Readers will take this ride through the rapids alongside her, seeing through her eyes the dark secrets that lie beneath family life. Full review
Once again Sandra Ireland has written a compelling and gripping novel, with a slight Gothic overtone, that will have her readers hungry for more. Full review
An unhappy childhood intermingled with folklore, and two weeks of heartbreak, a compelling read you won't want to put down until the end. Full review
'In themes that ripple through the ages, Bone Deep is a taut, contemporary psychological thriller about love, betrayal, female sibling rivalry and bone grinding, blood-curdling murder' - Sunday Post
Publication date: 11/07/2019
Publisher: Polygon An Imprint of Birlinn Limited an imprint of Birlinn General
|Publication date:||11th July 2019|
|Publisher:||Polygon An Imprint of Birlinn Limited an imprint of Birlinn General|
|Genres:||Crime / Mystery, Thriller / Suspense,|
|Categories:||Thriller / suspense, Crime & mystery,|
Sandra Ireland was born in Yorkshire, lived for many years in Limerick, and is now based in Carnoustie. In 2013 Sandra was awarded a Carnegie-Cameron scholarship to study for an MLitt in Writing Practice and Study at the University of Dundee, graduating with a distinction in 2014. Her work has appeared in various publications and women’s magazines.More About Sandra Ireland