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Booked Out: An Evening to Remember with Dervla McTiernan and Jock Serong

February 29, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm


7.30 pm Saturday, February 29, 2020

An Evening to Remember with Dervla McTiernan and Jock Serong

Join Dervla McTiernan and Jock Serong (Java Ridge, Preservation) as they discuss Dervla’s fabulous new novel featuring Detective Cormac Reilly, The Good Turn.

Venue: Little Feast Function Room
Tickets: $38.00 p.p. includes The Good Turn, a glass of lovely wine or beer, and a fully reserved seat.
Bookings : Eventbrite

More information: Call the bookshop on (03)52897052 or visit https://www.greatescapebooks.com.au/

About Dervla McTiernan…

Dervla McTiernan’s debut novel, The Rúin, was published in 2018 and went on to become a huge international success, receiving rave reviews from both critics and readers.

The Rúin, won the Ned Kelly Award for Best First Fiction, the Davitt Award for Best Adult Novel and the Barry Award for Best Paperback Original. Screen rights for The Rúin have been snapped up by Colin Farrell’s production company and Hopscotch.

Dervla’s second novel, The Scholar, debuted straight into the Nielsen Bookscan Top 5 on release in 2019, confirming her place as one of Australia’s best crime writers. Detective Cormac Reilly and his team have become firm favorites amongst readers and the crime fiction community.

In 2020, McTiernan returns with her third Detective Cormac Reilly mystery, The Good Turn. Police corruption, an investigation that ends in tragedy and the mystery of a little girl’s silence – three unconnected events that will prove to be linked by one small town.

While Cormac Reilly faces enemies at work and trouble in his personal life, Garda Peter Fisher is relocated out of Galway with the threat of prosecution hanging over his head. But even that is not as terrible as having to work for his overbearing father, the local copper for the pretty seaside town of Roundstone. For some, like Anna and her young daughter Tilly, Roundstone is a refuge from trauma. But even this village on the edge of the sea isn’t far enough to escape from the shadows of evil men.

About Jock Serong…

Jock Serong is the author of Quota, winner of the 2015 Ned Kelly Award for Best First Fiction; The Rules of Backyard Cricket, shortlisted for the 2017 Victorian Premier’s Award for Fiction, finalist of the 2017 MWA Edgar Awards for Best Paperback Original, and finalist of the 2017 INDIES Adult Mystery Book of the Year; and On the Java Ridge, shortlisted for the 2018 Indie Awards.
His latest novel Preservation, as shortlisted, Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize, United Kingdom, 2018, Longlisted for the Ned Kelly Awards and Voss Literary Prize, 2019.


February 29, 2020
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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