WHO TOOK EDEN MULLIGAN?
Sharon Dempsey is a Belfast-based crime writer. She was a journalist and health writer -with four health books published- working for a variety of publications, before turning to crime fiction. Her crime debut, 'Little Bird', was released July 2017. She facilitates creative writing classes for people affected by cancer and other health challenges. 'Who Took Eden Mulligan?' is the first in a new crime series set in Belfast.
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‘They’re dead. They’re all dead. It’s my fault. I killed them.’
Those are the words of Iona Gardener, who stands bloodied and staring as she confesses to the murder of four people in a run-down cottage outside of Belfast.
Outside the cottage, five old dolls are hanging from a tree. Inside the cottage, the words “WHO TOOK EDEN MULLIGAN?” are graffitied on the wall, connecting the murder scene with the famous cold case of Eden Mulligan, a mother-of-five who went missing during The Troubles.
But this case is different. Right from the start.
Because no one in the community is willing to tell the truth, and the only thing DI Danny Stowe and forensic psychologist Rose Lainey can be certain of is that Iona Gardener’s confession is false….
‘A dark, disturbing and gripping read perfect for fans of Jane Casey, Patricia Gibney and Brian McGilloway’ _ Claire Allan 'Deftly and compellingly written' _ Anthony J Quinn ‘A twisting tale of intrigue that never lets up.’ _ Brian McGilloway ‘A dark, twisting, compelling tale’ _ Stuart Neville 'An intriguing, sophisticated read told in an authentic voice' _ Kelly Creighton ‘Gripping and pacy’ _ Steve Cavanagh ‘A hugely promising debut’ _ Irish Independent ‘A thoroughly absorbing thriller full of breath-holding moments and pulse pounding tension.’ _ Crime Fiction Critic ‘Dempsey’s writing flows enjoyably making this an easily devoured book – I finished it in a little over twenty-four hours. As is the nature of crime fiction, the story starts very much in media res with the lon...