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The Killer in Me

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The Killer in Me by Olivia Kiernan
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Apr 02, 2019 | ISBN 9781524742669
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Praise for Olivia Kiernan and The Killer in Me

“[A] captivating new thriller.”—The Wall Street Journal

“A fresh new voice out of Ireland, Olivia Kiernan delivers her second crime novel with a veteran’s flourish.”—Minneapolis Star-Tribune

“Tana French fans are a ready audience for the second in Kiernan’s series, which unravels murder cases undertaken by Dublin detective Frankie Sheehan… Kiernan’s smart writing carefully doles out twists and clues as the puzzle comes to an unexpected and nervous-making ending. Along the way, she paints a rich picture of contemporary Dublin life, its social pretenses and nothing-to-lose characters both crashing against the justice system. Readers will watch for more from Kiernan.”—Booklist

“[A] well-paced sequel…[protagonist] Frankie’s insights at crime scenes, her close relationships with squad members, and the vivid picture of Dublin lift this police procedural.”—Publisher’s Weekly

“Olivia Kiernan’s latest mystery has a whipsaw plot and a list of suspects that will chill your blood…Kiernan spins this tale with gritty realism—you can feel the damp chill of an Irish summer and smell the creosote and salt along the coast…The Killer in Me is a high-stakes noir page turner.”—Bookpage.com

“[A] well-written police procedural with an engaging protagonist…. [Kiernan’s] lively, believable characters and the back-and-forth, ‘Did he or didn’t he?’ plotline makes for a nail-bitingly good read.”—Mystery Scene

“[A] masterful new novel.”—Mystery Tribune 

“Olivia Kiernan’s writing is brave and unflinching, dark and unsentimental. Read this one with the lights ON!”—Liz Nugent, nationally and internationally bestselling author 

“Olivia Kiernan writes with a rare mastery. Her eye for detail is keen, her prose feels effortlessly brilliant, her plot dazzles and yet the message shines true. A total triumph.”—Rachel Edwards, author of Darling

“I loved, nay ADORED, The Killer In Me… sharp, clean writing and so atmospheric.”—Caz Frear, author of Sweet Little Lies

“Tense, brilliantly written, and atmospheric.”—Karen Hamilton, internationally bestselling author of The Perfect Girlfriend

“Totally compelling.”—Laura Marshall, internationally bestselling author of Friend Request

“[A] rip-roaring crime thriller that moves fast and features nonstop surprises throughout.”—TheRealBookSpy.com

Praise for Olivia Kiernan and Too Close to Breathe

“Dublin makes a formidable background for a tense police procedural that introduces a strong heroine in Too Close to Breathe. Irish author Olivia Kiernan imbues Detective Chief Superintendent Frankie Sheehan with intelligence and unusual sleuthing skills in the exciting debutKiernan’s insights into Frankie’s emotional and physical recovery are skillfully woven into the plot…While the serial killer is often overused, Kiernan finds a unique twist to this trope, where Dublin’s streets and neighborhoods receive a fresh view. Too Close to Breathe excels with realistic characters, from Frankie and her police colleagues to the surprising villain.”—Associated Press

“Olivia Kiernan pulls no punches in the tense, atmospheric Too Close to Breathe … In a setup that’s equal parts Fiona Barton and Gillian Flynn… A crime thriller extraordinaire.”—Providence Journal

“As much a procedural as a character study of coming to terms with one’s own capacity for perseverance in the face of tragedy, this will hopefully not be the last time readers encounter Kiernan’s tough heroine.”—Kirkus Reviews 

“[A] sure-footed, perfectly constructed mystery… One cannot read Too Close to Breathe without wishing and hoping for much more, and sooner rather than later.”—Booklist

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