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The Scholar


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Dervla McTiernan was born in County Cork, Ireland to a family of seven. She studied corporate law at the National University of Ireland, Galway and the Law Society of Ireland, and practiced as a lawyer for twelve years. Following the global financial crisis she moved with her family to Western Australia, where she now works for the Mental Health Commission. She lives in Perth with her husband and two children.


[THE RUIN] is a very fine novel . . . excellently written and, at times, heartcatchingly sad -- Marian Keyes
Corruption, clandestine cover-ups and criminal conspiracy ... [THE RUIN] is as moving as it is fast-paced -- Val McDermid
Instantly hauling the reader into its permanently charged atmosphere, THE RUIN is as convincing as it is multi-layered, as compelling as it is complex, and heralds the arrival of Dervla McTiernan as a future star of the genre -- Chris Brooymyre
[THE RUIN] is a compelling story with beautifully drawn characters -- Laura Marshall
Brilliantly crafted . . . incredibly real-feeling characters. [THE RUIN] is an absolute treat! * Sunday Mirror *
[THE RUIN] is absolutely brilliant. Wonderful characters, authentic setting, and a sublime, twisty plot * Irish Examiner *
An exciting new voice in Irish noir * Sunday Times (Crime Club) *
I can't wait to read the next one . . . a star crime writer is born! * Books Ireland *
A well-crafted police procedural, this is the second entry in a series which looks like taking its place in what is currently becoming something of a golden age for Irish crime writing * Morning Star *

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