Inspired by the heartbreaking true case of the Kerry babies, Nicola White's award-winning sequel to A Famished Heart explores the battle between sexual liberation and repression in 1980s Dublin.
Nicola White won the Scottish Book Trust New Writer Award in 2008 and in 2012 was Leverhulme Writer in Residence at Edinburgh University. Her novel The Rosary Garden won the Dundee International Book Prize, was shortlisted for the McIlvanney Prize, and selected as one of the four best debuts by Val McDermid at Harrogate. She grew up in Dublin and New York, and now lives in the Scottish Highlands.
'A superb debut' - IRISH TIMES 'A vivid thriller. Engrossing' - IRISH INDEPENDENT 'A mesmerising tale of secrets and lies' - VAL MCDERMID