David Prendergast

David Prendergast - Designer

Dublin, Ireland

Freelance book/cover designer/typesetter/ebook formatting for authors & publishers in UK, US (20 years experience) Simplicity is genius

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Book and cover designer available to take bookings for any new design commissions. I have worked for various publishers including Secant Publisher, Maverick Press, Poolbeg Press and Gill & MacMillan as well as many self-published authors around the world. My aim is to produce a unique product with my own stamp that stands out. For me simplicity is genius. I have vast experience and knowledge of book cover design, book design for print and ebook formatting in various genres from fiction to non-fiction, including historical fiction, thrillers, educational projects, cookbooks and biographies. If you are looking for a professional book cover or interior design for print and ebook format you have come to the right place!!! I also like to think of myself as very approachable, patient, flexible, open-minded and enjoy working on challenging projects that yield perfect results.
Languages
English
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Business & Management
Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits
Design
Medicine & Nursing & Dentistry
Fiction
Crime & Mystery
Historical Fiction
Romance

Certifications

  • Digital marketing diploma

Work experience

Graphic Designer

Self-employed
August, 2013 – Present (about 6 years)

Portfolio (43 selected works)

There Was A Crooked Man (A Scott Carluccio Randall Novel Book 2)

Cat Hogan

Scott makes enemies everywhere. Powerful people want him dead. He’s coming back to Ireland to finish what he started. But first, he must make it out of Marrakech alive. Jen knows Scott will come back. Every day, she waits. He almost killed her last time and, fuelled by hate and arrogance, he’s not a man to ever just move on. He will kill her and he will kill her young son. But her husband and ... read more

Scott makes enemies everywhere. Powerful people want him dead. He’s coming back to Ireland to finish what he started. But first, he must make it out of Marrakech alive. Jen knows Scott will come back. Every day, she waits. He almost killed her last time and, fuelled by hate and arrogance, he’s not a man to ever just move on. He will kill her and he will kill her young son. But her husband and ... read more

They All Fall Down: A full on, multi-plotted, page-turning thriller (A Scott Carluccio Randall Novel Book 1)

Cat Hogan

Ring-a-ring o’ rosie . . .... Someone wants to play.... Who's not playing the game?... Now Someone must pay.Jen Harper likes to play it safe. She is settling into life on the outskirts of a sleepy fishing village with her little boy, Danny. Life by the sea – just how she wanted it.When she meets Andy, she feels the time has come to put her baggage and the scars of the past behind her. Then she... read more

Ring-a-ring o’ rosie . . .... Someone wants to play.... Who's not playing the game?... Now Someone must pay.Jen Harper likes to play it safe. She is settling into life on the outskirts of a sleepy fishing village with her little boy, Danny. Life by the sea – just how she wanted it.When she meets Andy, she feels the time has come to put her baggage and the scars of the past behind her. Then she... read more

Ascendant

J.S. Devey

The world is braced for war. Then comes the flood: Creatures made of water inundate the streets of Seattle, decimating the city, killing thousands. Dr. Kristen Combs makes a critical discovery about the Aquatic invaders, drawing the attention of the U.S. military, and propelling her to the forefront of humanity’s response to the alien threat. Assisted by a half-machine Mako warrior and her tea... read more

The world is braced for war. Then comes the flood: Creatures made of water inundate the streets of Seattle, decimating the city, killing thousands. Dr. Kristen Combs makes a critical discovery about the Aquatic invaders, drawing the attention of the U.S. military, and propelling her to the forefront of humanity’s response to the alien threat. Assisted by a half-machine Mako warrior and her tea... read more

Ha'Penny Schemes (Ivy Rose Series Book 4)

Gemma Jackson

In 1920’s inner-city Dublin tenements, Ivy Rose Murphy struggles to survive and thrive in the harsh poverty-stricken environment she was born into. She is trying to adapt to her new role as a married woman. There are those jealous of the improvements she has managed to make in her life. To Ivy it seems everyone wants a piece of her. She is stretched to breaking point.Ivy’s old enemy Father Lea... read more

In 1920’s inner-city Dublin tenements, Ivy Rose Murphy struggles to survive and thrive in the harsh poverty-stricken environment she was born into. She is trying to adapt to her new role as a married woman. There are those jealous of the improvements she has managed to make in her life. To Ivy it seems everyone wants a piece of her. She is stretched to breaking point.Ivy’s old enemy Father Lea... read more

The King of Lavender Square

Susan Ryan

Saskia watches the lives of others from her eyrie in Lavender Square with a lonely fascination. While the teacher, the recluse, the advertising whizz-kid and the African woman and her young son run, rush, dart and dash, she knows for sure that she will never have anything worth dashing to. But sometimes all it takes is a little magic to bring people together. And, in Lavender Square, where the... read more

Saskia watches the lives of others from her eyrie in Lavender Square with a lonely fascination. While the teacher, the recluse, the advertising whizz-kid and the African woman and her young son run, rush, dart and dash, she knows for sure that she will never have anything worth dashing to. But sometimes all it takes is a little magic to bring people together. And, in Lavender Square, where the... read more

On Sackville Street

A. O'Connor

1869 – When Milandra Carter arrives to live on Sackville Street as a young widow, she becomes the talk of Dublin. Firstly, she scandalises society by refusing to wear the mandatory widow’s weeds. She then sets her sights on marrying Nicholas Fontenoy. But Nicholas is already engaged to Bishop Staffordshire’s daughter, Constance.But is there something darker behind Milandra’s professed love for... read more

1869 – When Milandra Carter arrives to live on Sackville Street as a young widow, she becomes the talk of Dublin. Firstly, she scandalises society by refusing to wear the mandatory widow’s weeds. She then sets her sights on marrying Nicholas Fontenoy. But Nicholas is already engaged to Bishop Staffordshire’s daughter, Constance.But is there something darker behind Milandra’s professed love for... read more

The House On Silver Street

Geraldine O'Neill

It is 1973 and Connie Devine prepares to leave County Offaly to study medicine in Manchester. Her mother Kate, however, had her heart set on Connie going to university in Dublin and is bitterly disappointed not to get her wish. She fears that her daughter will make a life for herself in England and settle there. Also, Manchester is the home of the beautiful and successful Tara Kennedy, Connie ... read more

It is 1973 and Connie Devine prepares to leave County Offaly to study medicine in Manchester. Her mother Kate, however, had her heart set on Connie going to university in Dublin and is bitterly disappointed not to get her wish. She fears that her daughter will make a life for herself in England and settle there. Also, Manchester is the home of the beautiful and successful Tara Kennedy, Connie ... read more

Secret Genocide

Daniel Pedersen

Gripping and honest, Secret Genocide gives a voice to a people the world has forgotten. It shows the Karen don't want charity from the Western World; they are simply fighting for the right to live their lives - in peace and without fear.Journalist and author Daniel Pedersen explores the reasons men resort to violence to consolidate personal fiefdoms at the expense of their own people. He delve... read more

Gripping and honest, Secret Genocide gives a voice to a people the world has forgotten. It shows the Karen don't want charity from the Western World; they are simply fighting for the right to live their lives - in peace and without fear.Journalist and author Daniel Pedersen explores the reasons men resort to violence to consolidate personal fiefdoms at the expense of their own people. He delve... read more

#Lazarus10 (Lake Pen Series)

Andrew Rajan

"He that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live: And whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die". John 11:21-26Tony Peso’s world is turned upside down the first time he is plugged into a cryonically frozen head, to experience their last ten seconds of life. If this was properly marketed, it could be massive…Ignoring the moral implications and ably assisted by Cryo-Bi... read more

"He that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live: And whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die". John 11:21-26Tony Peso’s world is turned upside down the first time he is plugged into a cryonically frozen head, to experience their last ten seconds of life. If this was properly marketed, it could be massive…Ignoring the moral implications and ably assisted by Cryo-Bi... read more

Eat The Moon

Breda Joy

When Kieran O’Mahony rides away to the hunt on a powerful black horse, his mother is gripped by a sense of foreboding. He is a rising hurling star, with the world at his feet and one spirited local girl in his heart. His grandmother, however, has read a frightening premonition in the tea leaves. Already several things out of the ordinary have occurred that summer. First, there is the arrival o... read more

When Kieran O’Mahony rides away to the hunt on a powerful black horse, his mother is gripped by a sense of foreboding. He is a rising hurling star, with the world at his feet and one spirited local girl in his heart. His grandmother, however, has read a frightening premonition in the tea leaves. Already several things out of the ordinary have occurred that summer. First, there is the arrival o... read more

Dark Wood Dark Water

Tina Callaghan

Something is wrong with the town of Bailey. Something dark, something dangerous. Something evil.Josh's brother has just drowned. He meets Kate and Gabe, who also have lost family to the river. When they seek the help of a local historian, Naylor, he tells them that there is a sinister longstanding pattern to such tragedies.But some unknown force is trying to help Josh rid the town of its curse... read more

Something is wrong with the town of Bailey. Something dark, something dangerous. Something evil.Josh's brother has just drowned. He meets Kate and Gabe, who also have lost family to the river. When they seek the help of a local historian, Naylor, he tells them that there is a sinister longstanding pattern to such tragedies.But some unknown force is trying to help Josh rid the town of its curse... read more

Still You

Claire Allan

When those unforgettable memories slip beyond your reach, you are still you – always you. When summer arrives to Temple Muse in 1963, the big house Áine Quigley shares with her mother is brought to life with the arrival of her sister Charlotte, home from Italy with her two children and adoring husband. A free spirit, and fiercely protective of her little sister, Charlotte brings with her a sen... read more

When those unforgettable memories slip beyond your reach, you are still you – always you. When summer arrives to Temple Muse in 1963, the big house Áine Quigley shares with her mother is brought to life with the arrival of her sister Charlotte, home from Italy with her two children and adoring husband. A free spirit, and fiercely protective of her little sister, Charlotte brings with her a sen... read more

The Tide Between Us: An epic tale of passion, loss and inescapable destinies

Olive Collins

1821: After the landlord of Lugdale Estate in Kerry is assassinated, young Art O’Neill’s innocent father is hanged and Art is deported to the cane fields of Jamaica as an indentured servant. On Mangrove Plantation he gradually acclimatises to the exotic country and unfamiliar customs of the African slaves, and achieves a kind of contentment. Then the new heirs to the plantation arrive. His new... read more

1821: After the landlord of Lugdale Estate in Kerry is assassinated, young Art O’Neill’s innocent father is hanged and Art is deported to the cane fields of Jamaica as an indentured servant. On Mangrove Plantation he gradually acclimatises to the exotic country and unfamiliar customs of the African slaves, and achieves a kind of contentment. Then the new heirs to the plantation arrive. His new... read more

47 Seconds

Jane Ryan

I HEREBY SOLEMNLY AND SINCERELY DECLARE BEFORE GOD THAT I WILL FAITHFULLY DISCHARGE THE DUTIES OF A MEMBER OF THE GARDA SÍOCHÁNA . . .Detective Garda Bridget Harney’s obsession with Séan Flannery began when he claimed his assault on an underage victim was consensual.WITH FAIRNESS, INTEGRITY, REGARD FOR HUMAN RIGHTS, DILIGENCE AND IMPARTIALITY . .But the case against him fell apart. Bridget rea... read more

I HEREBY SOLEMNLY AND SINCERELY DECLARE BEFORE GOD THAT I WILL FAITHFULLY DISCHARGE THE DUTIES OF A MEMBER OF THE GARDA SÍOCHÁNA . . .Detective Garda Bridget Harney’s obsession with Séan Flannery began when he claimed his assault on an underage victim was consensual.WITH FAIRNESS, INTEGRITY, REGARD FOR HUMAN RIGHTS, DILIGENCE AND IMPARTIALITY . .But the case against him fell apart. Bridget rea... read more

Home To Cavendish

Antoinette Tyrrell

The Irish Civil War is raging across County Cork, and sixteen-year-old Edith Cavendish, bored within the confines of her privileged life, embarks on a forbidden love affair with local rebel Tadgh Carey. But Edith is unaware of the dark secrets surrounding her, both outside Cavendish and within its walls, in the very rooms through which she walks.Eighty years have passed, and Elenore Stack has ... read more

The Irish Civil War is raging across County Cork, and sixteen-year-old Edith Cavendish, bored within the confines of her privileged life, embarks on a forbidden love affair with local rebel Tadgh Carey. But Edith is unaware of the dark secrets surrounding her, both outside Cavendish and within its walls, in the very rooms through which she walks.Eighty years have passed, and Elenore Stack has ... read more

They All Fall Down: A full on, multi-plotted, page-turning thriller (A Scott Carluccio Randall Novel Book 1)

Cat Hogan

Ring-a-ring o’ rosie . . .... Someone wants to play.... Who's not playing the game?... Now Someone must pay.Jen Harper likes to play it safe. She is settling into life on the outskirts of a sleepy fishing village with her little boy, Danny. Life by the sea – just how she wanted it.When she meets Andy, she feels the time has come to put her baggage and the scars of the past behind her. Then she... read more

Ring-a-ring o’ rosie . . .... Someone wants to play.... Who's not playing the game?... Now Someone must pay.Jen Harper likes to play it safe. She is settling into life on the outskirts of a sleepy fishing village with her little boy, Danny. Life by the sea – just how she wanted it.When she meets Andy, she feels the time has come to put her baggage and the scars of the past behind her. Then she... read more

The Other Side Of The Wall: A Gripping Psychological Thriller

Andrea Mara

When Sylvia looks out her bedroom window at night and sees a child face down in the pond next door, she races into her neighbour's garden. But the pond is empty, and no-one is answering the door.Wondering if night feeds and sleep deprivation are getting to her, she hurriedly retreats. Besides, the fact that a local child has gone missing must be preying on her mind. Then, a week later, she hea... read more

When Sylvia looks out her bedroom window at night and sees a child face down in the pond next door, she races into her neighbour's garden. But the pond is empty, and no-one is answering the door.Wondering if night feeds and sleep deprivation are getting to her, she hurriedly retreats. Besides, the fact that a local child has gone missing must be preying on her mind. Then, a week later, she hea... read more

By Royal Appointment: The Love Affair That Almost Destroyed The Monarchy

A. O'Connor

In 1861 nineteen-year-old Bertie, Prince of Wales, began an affair with the Irish actress Nellie Cliffden. By Royal Appointment is a fictionalised account of their story, based on true events.In the years following the Great Famine of the 1840’s, Queen Victoria has become deeply unpopular in Ireland. In 1861, as an official visit from the monarch is planned to win over her Irish subjects, her ... read more

In 1861 nineteen-year-old Bertie, Prince of Wales, began an affair with the Irish actress Nellie Cliffden. By Royal Appointment is a fictionalised account of their story, based on true events.In the years following the Great Famine of the 1840’s, Queen Victoria has become deeply unpopular in Ireland. In 1861, as an official visit from the monarch is planned to win over her Irish subjects, her ... read more

The Footman

A. O'Connor

From the country mansions of 1930s Ireland, to the decadence of 1940s wartime Paris to the courtrooms of London in modern times.What the Footman saw . . .In 1930s Ireland, Joe Grady becomes the footman at the stately home Cliffenden, owned by the glamorous Fullerton family. Joe is enthralled by the intrigue and scandal above stairs, and soon becomes a favourite of the daughter of the house, Ca... read more

From the country mansions of 1930s Ireland, to the decadence of 1940s wartime Paris to the courtrooms of London in modern times.What the Footman saw . . .In 1930s Ireland, Joe Grady becomes the footman at the stately home Cliffenden, owned by the glamorous Fullerton family. Joe is enthralled by the intrigue and scandal above stairs, and soon becomes a favourite of the daughter of the house, Ca... read more

Only the Wild Goose Knows (A Max and Charles Nature Adventure Book 2)

Susan Yaruta-Young

Saturday, November 10, 1984. Max and Charles are off on a “guys’ getaway” with their stepfather, Fred. The trip takes them to Kent and Queen Anne’s counties, located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. It’s Veterans Day Weekend, and Fred has planned this trip around history to show the boys a few important sites from Colonial times and the Civil War era. Included in the “getaway package” is meet... read more

Saturday, November 10, 1984. Max and Charles are off on a “guys’ getaway” with their stepfather, Fred. The trip takes them to Kent and Queen Anne’s counties, located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. It’s Veterans Day Weekend, and Fred has planned this trip around history to show the boys a few important sites from Colonial times and the Civil War era. Included in the “getaway package” is meet... read more

Who's Been Stealing Grandpa's Fish?: A Max and Charles Nature Adventure

Susan Yaruta-Young

The adventure begins at sunrise when a wide-awake Charles suggests to sleepy older brother Max: breakfast at their grandparents' house might be a great fill-up. It's only a dash away through the pony pasture. The spinning dish whirls, filled with breakfast goodies, while stories are told. Then Grandpa "caws" in a murder of crows. All is well until a troubling discovery is made. When Grandpa an... read more

The adventure begins at sunrise when a wide-awake Charles suggests to sleepy older brother Max: breakfast at their grandparents' house might be a great fill-up. It's only a dash away through the pony pasture. The spinning dish whirls, filled with breakfast goodies, while stories are told. Then Grandpa "caws" in a murder of crows. All is well until a troubling discovery is made. When Grandpa an... read more

Hide the Elephant

Jonathan Dunne

Forcefully-retired zoo-keeper Mick Munroe is hiding two BIG things: Alzheimer’s and a 42 year-old Indian elephant called Sinbad. Mick and his elephant become overnight on-the-run, anti-hero legends when Mick, an old rebel with a cause, takes matters into his own hands. The Alzheimer's brings Mick something very special: an adventure he never thought possible with his dear old friend, Sinbad.

Forcefully-retired zoo-keeper Mick Munroe is hiding two BIG things: Alzheimer’s and a 42 year-old Indian elephant called Sinbad. Mick and his elephant become overnight on-the-run, anti-hero legends when Mick, an old rebel with a cause, takes matters into his own hands. The Alzheimer's brings Mick something very special: an adventure he never thought possible with his dear old friend, Sinbad.

Hearts Anonymous

Jonathan Dunne

Jack shares his fiancée Jeanie's heart in more ways than he would care to admit…Weeks following a horrific accident, Jack wakes on a hospital bed with his bride-to-be’s heart pumping in his chest.In death, Jeanie has saved Jack’s life…What at first seems to be a gift beyond comprehension, soon becomes a dark obsession for Jack. As long as Jack is alive, Jeanie won’t be dead. With every thump-t... read more

Jack shares his fiancée Jeanie's heart in more ways than he would care to admit…Weeks following a horrific accident, Jack wakes on a hospital bed with his bride-to-be’s heart pumping in his chest.In death, Jeanie has saved Jack’s life…What at first seems to be a gift beyond comprehension, soon becomes a dark obsession for Jack. As long as Jack is alive, Jeanie won’t be dead. With every thump-t... read more

Lighthouse Jive

Jonathan Dunne

He has come to the island to get away from the world, but now the world is coming to the island...Theodore Lambert is disillusioned with the world. But who cares? Theodore’s wife, Amber, is convinced that the end of the world is coming in the form of a giant asteroid.Needing a holiday, Theodore and his family find themselves living in a mystical island lighthouse on the wild Atlantic coast of ... read more

He has come to the island to get away from the world, but now the world is coming to the island...Theodore Lambert is disillusioned with the world. But who cares? Theodore’s wife, Amber, is convinced that the end of the world is coming in the form of a giant asteroid.Needing a holiday, Theodore and his family find themselves living in a mystical island lighthouse on the wild Atlantic coast of ... read more

Murder in Dartmouth Park (The Cemetery Murders Book 2)

Tim Lewis

Second book in a series of five novellas.London, 1892. A man is murdered in Dartmouth Park. His body is found in Highgate Cemetery, posed as a gate guard. A note is pinned to the coat of the body, instructing the police to contact Detective Edward Willoughby at Scotland Yard. The murder is related to London’s garment industry, with its deplorable working conditions and employees in a near-slav... read more

Second book in a series of five novellas.London, 1892. A man is murdered in Dartmouth Park. His body is found in Highgate Cemetery, posed as a gate guard. A note is pinned to the coat of the body, instructing the police to contact Detective Edward Willoughby at Scotland Yard. The murder is related to London’s garment industry, with its deplorable working conditions and employees in a near-slav... read more

The Nanny At Number 43

Nicola Cassidy

Wanted, a respectable woman to care for a motherless child.When William D. Thomas’s wife dies in childbirth, he places an advertisement in his local newspaper seeking a nanny for his newborn child.He is thankful when an experienced nanny arrives at 43 Laurence Street and takes over from his frazzled housekeeper Mrs McHugh.Mrs McHugh confides in her bedridden friend Betty, who has a bird’s-eye ... read more

Wanted, a respectable woman to care for a motherless child.When William D. Thomas’s wife dies in childbirth, he places an advertisement in his local newspaper seeking a nanny for his newborn child.He is thankful when an experienced nanny arrives at 43 Laurence Street and takes over from his frazzled housekeeper Mrs McHugh.Mrs McHugh confides in her bedridden friend Betty, who has a bird’s-eye ... read more

Kilbride House

Sheila Forsey

A STORY OF ENDURING LOVE, SIBLING LOYALTY AND A SECRET PACT THAT LASTS A LIFETIME Kilbride House is set on the mystical Dingle Peninsula. Victoria Goulding, a Protestant, falls in love with Canice Meagher, born on the Blasket Islands and a Roman Catholic. To be together they must elope. Before their escape, the hand of fate plays its cards and changes their lives irrevocably. Sixty-three years... read more

A STORY OF ENDURING LOVE, SIBLING LOYALTY AND A SECRET PACT THAT LASTS A LIFETIME Kilbride House is set on the mystical Dingle Peninsula. Victoria Goulding, a Protestant, falls in love with Canice Meagher, born on the Blasket Islands and a Roman Catholic. To be together they must elope. Before their escape, the hand of fate plays its cards and changes their lives irrevocably. Sixty-three years... read more

Management Accounting: A Practical Approach

Gail Sheppard

minor shelf wear only. slight highlighting and minor annotation

minor shelf wear only. slight highlighting and minor annotation

The Emerald Dress

Vivienne Kearns

PRESENT DAY DUBLINLucy Young travels to Dublin to search for her ancestor Hugh Gavin who emigrated from Dublin to Boston in 1720. She brings with her a 300- year-old diary written by the Duchess of Alden of Boden Castle, Dublin. When Lucy contacts Professor Patrick Ralley of Trinity College Dublin to donate the Alden diary to the university, she asks for his help to research Hugh Gavin’s life ... read more

PRESENT DAY DUBLINLucy Young travels to Dublin to search for her ancestor Hugh Gavin who emigrated from Dublin to Boston in 1720. She brings with her a 300- year-old diary written by the Duchess of Alden of Boden Castle, Dublin. When Lucy contacts Professor Patrick Ralley of Trinity College Dublin to donate the Alden diary to the university, she asks for his help to research Hugh Gavin’s life ... read more

Daughter of the Storm

Tina Callaghan

Lia needs to find out why her father jumped from the cliff onto the Devil’s Teeth rocks below. The only way to understand what happened is to go to the isolated weather-beaten island herself.However, there’s more to the island than cliffs and storms and history. It also has its close-knit people. Like Ed, a young man who’s troubled and almost ready to leave; Lia’s Uncle Harry and his secretive... read more

Lia needs to find out why her father jumped from the cliff onto the Devil’s Teeth rocks below. The only way to understand what happened is to go to the isolated weather-beaten island herself.However, there’s more to the island than cliffs and storms and history. It also has its close-knit people. Like Ed, a young man who’s troubled and almost ready to leave; Lia’s Uncle Harry and his secretive... read more

The Ivy Rose Series: (Books 1 - 3 Box Set)

Gemma Jackson

This box set includes Through Streets Broad and Narrow, Ha’Penny Chance and The Ha’Penny Place from the Ivy Rose Series.On New Year’s Day 1925 Ivy Rose Murphy awakes to find her world changed forever. Her irresponsible Da is dead. She is grief-stricken and alone – but for the first time in her life free to please herself. After her mother deserted the family, Ivy became the sole provider for h... read more

This box set includes Through Streets Broad and Narrow, Ha’Penny Chance and The Ha’Penny Place from the Ivy Rose Series.On New Year’s Day 1925 Ivy Rose Murphy awakes to find her world changed forever. Her irresponsible Da is dead. She is grief-stricken and alone – but for the first time in her life free to please herself. After her mother deserted the family, Ivy became the sole provider for h... read more

White Ghost Ridge

Carol Coffey

When ex-trooper, Lee Carter, is arrested for the brutal murder of Archaeology Professor Alec Colton, Detective Sergeant Locklear knows the odds are stacked against proving that his friend is innocent. He finds himself suspended from duty and knows his only hope of saving Lee is to follow the leads which take him to the place of his birth, the Badlands of South Dakota.With his shrewd trooper, J... read more

When ex-trooper, Lee Carter, is arrested for the brutal murder of Archaeology Professor Alec Colton, Detective Sergeant Locklear knows the odds are stacked against proving that his friend is innocent. He finds himself suspended from duty and knows his only hope of saving Lee is to follow the leads which take him to the place of his birth, the Badlands of South Dakota.With his shrewd trooper, J... read more

Life is a Funny Business: A Very Personal Story

Alan Shatter

In Life is a Funny Business Alan Shatter revisits his early life experiences and explores how he was shaped and influenced by them.For the first time he describes the tragedy and comedy in his family history and background, depicted through the lens of an Irish Jewish boy growing up in 1950s and 60s Dublin, and his insights as a member of Ireland’s small Jewish community.His story travels thro... read more

In Life is a Funny Business Alan Shatter revisits his early life experiences and explores how he was shaped and influenced by them.For the first time he describes the tragedy and comedy in his family history and background, depicted through the lens of an Irish Jewish boy growing up in 1950s and 60s Dublin, and his insights as a member of Ireland’s small Jewish community.His story travels thro... read more

Bloodline: A Gripping Murder Story

Brian O'Connor

Liam Dee’s world is turned upside down when a young foreign groom is murdered at Bailey McFarlane’s stables on the Curragh. Liam, a champion steeplechase jockey, is initially both witness and suspect. However, shrewd police detective Diarmuid Yeats takes a gamble on his innocence and enlists his help in the hunt for the killer.This nightmare experience exacerbates the tensions in Liam’s life. ... read more

Liam Dee’s world is turned upside down when a young foreign groom is murdered at Bailey McFarlane’s stables on the Curragh. Liam, a champion steeplechase jockey, is initially both witness and suspect. However, shrewd police detective Diarmuid Yeats takes a gamble on his innocence and enlists his help in the hunt for the killer.This nightmare experience exacerbates the tensions in Liam’s life. ... read more

A Letter From America

Geraldine O'Neill

It is the late 60’s in Tullamore, County Offaly, and life is full of exciting possibilities for Fiona Tracey, as she prepares to leave Ireland to work for a wealthy family in New York. Fiona’s parents have the local shop and bar, and her younger sisters are already leading independent lives. Bridget is at a convent school preparing to be a nun and Angela has led a life of her own since she was... read more

It is the late 60’s in Tullamore, County Offaly, and life is full of exciting possibilities for Fiona Tracey, as she prepares to leave Ireland to work for a wealthy family in New York. Fiona’s parents have the local shop and bar, and her younger sisters are already leading independent lives. Bridget is at a convent school preparing to be a nun and Angela has led a life of her own since she was... read more

Magnolia Park

Kate McCabe

With its flower-filled gardens, splashing fountains and sundrenched pool, Magnolia Park is an idyllic holiday complex in Fuengirola on the Spanish Costa del Sol.Into this stunning setting comes Amy Crawford and her partner Sam Benson, one of the most sought-after men in Dublin before Amy hooked him. But their relationship is heading for disaster and, once their holiday is over, she plans to co... read more

With its flower-filled gardens, splashing fountains and sundrenched pool, Magnolia Park is an idyllic holiday complex in Fuengirola on the Spanish Costa del Sol.Into this stunning setting comes Amy Crawford and her partner Sam Benson, one of the most sought-after men in Dublin before Amy hooked him. But their relationship is heading for disaster and, once their holiday is over, she plans to co... read more

Dropping the habit - revised and updated edition

Marion Dante

She made her choice at 14. Must it be a life sentence? Includes new chapter bringing Marion's life up to date and her new life as a writer, a journey to Boston, and a trek along the Santiago de Compostela.Marion Dante always knew she would be a nun. She was born in answer to prayer and she was her mother's "sin offering". Conceived out of wedlock, her mother promised God that she would offer h... read more

She made her choice at 14. Must it be a life sentence? Includes new chapter bringing Marion's life up to date and her new life as a writer, a journey to Boston, and a trek along the Santiago de Compostela.Marion Dante always knew she would be a nun. She was born in answer to prayer and she was her mother's "sin offering". Conceived out of wedlock, her mother promised God that she would offer h... read more

Tara Flynn (The Tara Trilogy: Book 1)

Geraldine O'Neill

Tara Flynn, a village girl, befriends Madeleine, the unstable daughter of the wealthy Fitzgerald family. Redheaded Tara, beautiful and ambitious, soon attracts male interest… Meanwhile her friend Biddy Harte, a kindhearted orphan fostered by the uncaring Lizzy Lawless, has fallen into another trap.Soon heartbreaking events force the girls to leave their native Ballygrace and flee to England an... read more

Tara Flynn, a village girl, befriends Madeleine, the unstable daughter of the wealthy Fitzgerald family. Redheaded Tara, beautiful and ambitious, soon attracts male interest… Meanwhile her friend Biddy Harte, a kindhearted orphan fostered by the uncaring Lizzy Lawless, has fallen into another trap.Soon heartbreaking events force the girls to leave their native Ballygrace and flee to England an... read more

Tara's Destiny ( The Tara Trilogy : Book 3)

Geraldine O'Neill

It’s not easy being a businesswoman in 1960s Manchester, but Tara Fitzgerald has done very well for herself. She runs her own hotel and a boarding house and has been offered an interesting investment opportunity. But Tara can’t let go of Ballygrace Manor back in Ireland, her late husband’s home and the scene of much tragedy and happiness in her life.Meanwhile, her half-sister Angela has met th... read more

It’s not easy being a businesswoman in 1960s Manchester, but Tara Fitzgerald has done very well for herself. She runs her own hotel and a boarding house and has been offered an interesting investment opportunity. But Tara can’t let go of Ballygrace Manor back in Ireland, her late husband’s home and the scene of much tragedy and happiness in her life.Meanwhile, her half-sister Angela has met th... read more

May You Live in Interesting Times

Conor O'Clery

As a pioneering foreign correspondent, Conor O’Clery has been witness to some of the major world events of the past thirty years, including the Russian invasion of Afghanistan, the Iran–Iraq war, the collapse of the Soviet Union, the Clinton years in the White House, the opening up of China, the fall of Indonesia’s Suharto, the liberation of East Timor and global warming in the Arctic. He was ... read more

As a pioneering foreign correspondent, Conor O’Clery has been witness to some of the major world events of the past thirty years, including the Russian invasion of Afghanistan, the Iran–Iraq war, the collapse of the Soviet Union, the Clinton years in the White House, the opening up of China, the fall of Indonesia’s Suharto, the liberation of East Timor and global warming in the Arctic. He was ... read more

The Ghosts of Magnificent Children

Caroline Busher

The year is 1848. It is a time when magic and ghosts exist.Four Magnificent Children are captured by Badblood’s Circus.Theo can look into your eyes and reveal your secret thoughts, which come out of his mouth like a swarm of bees.Ginny has a bird called Blue living inside her. Her ribs are woven together to form a birdcage. Blue perches on a swing made from one of her ribs.And the Thought-read... read more

The year is 1848. It is a time when magic and ghosts exist.Four Magnificent Children are captured by Badblood’s Circus.Theo can look into your eyes and reveal your secret thoughts, which come out of his mouth like a swarm of bees.Ginny has a bird called Blue living inside her. Her ribs are woven together to form a birdcage. Blue perches on a swing made from one of her ribs.And the Thought-read... read more

The Girl Who Ate the Stars

Caroline Busher

"A mysterious Gothic chiller of wolves and stars" "A creepy, delicious tale of wolves and darkness in wartime"Cuan wakes from her sleep. She has claws like daggers and glowing amber eyes. Her dress is made from the petals of black roses and she wears a necklace made of thorns. An ill wind blows, and a pack of bloodthirsty wolves appears....As World War 2 rages, Lottie and Albert Hope are evacu... read more

"A mysterious Gothic chiller of wolves and stars" "A creepy, delicious tale of wolves and darkness in wartime"Cuan wakes from her sleep. She has claws like daggers and glowing amber eyes. Her dress is made from the petals of black roses and she wears a necklace made of thorns. An ill wind blows, and a pack of bloodthirsty wolves appears....As World War 2 rages, Lottie and Albert Hope are evacu... read more

Now That You've Gone (A Beatrice Barrington Thriller Book 2)

Fiona Gartland

“I’ve witnessed many sordid things in my life. As a stenographer at the Criminal Courts of Justice, I thought I’d seen how low a human being might stoop. But one week into O’Malley v O’Malley and I’d decided there was nothing uglier than a bitter break-up.”Stenographer Beatrice Barrington is back and working in the family law courts in Dublin when a friend seeks her help. Georgina O’Donnell’s ... read more

“I’ve witnessed many sordid things in my life. As a stenographer at the Criminal Courts of Justice, I thought I’d seen how low a human being might stoop. But one week into O’Malley v O’Malley and I’d decided there was nothing uglier than a bitter break-up.”Stenographer Beatrice Barrington is back and working in the family law courts in Dublin when a friend seeks her help. Georgina O’Donnell’s ... read more

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