Packing for the summer holidays is always fun, thinking about that great escape ahead, but deciding which books to share your time with while away, requires careful thought!
So here are my list of delights to join me on holidays, some in book form and some as audio books while I soak in the rays!!
Health Warning: The odd break from reading to chat with hubby may also be required!!
The Lost Man – Jane Harper
Educated – Tara Westover
Lady in the Lake – Laura Lippman
American Dirt – Jeanine Cummins
Her Kind – Niamh Boyce
The Chain – Adrian McKinty
Where the Crawdads Sing – Delia Owens
Sweet Sorrow – David Nicholls
Never Look Back – Alison Gaylin
Everything I Never Told You – Celeste Ng
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LOUISE PHILLIPS is the author of four bestselling psychological crime thrillers. Her debut novel RED RIBBONS, and her subsequent novels, THE DOLL’S HOUSE, LAST KISS and THE GAME CHANGER, were each nominated for Best Irish Crime Novel of the Year. She won the award in 2013. Louise’s work has formed part of many literary anthologies, and she has won both the Jonathan Swift Award and the Irish Writers’ Centre Lonely Voice platform, along with being shortlisted for the Molly Keane Memorial Award, Bridport UK, and many others. In 2015, she was awarded a writing residency at Cill Rialaig Artist retreat and she was also a judge on the Irish panel for the EU Literary Award. In 2016, she was longlisted for the prestigious CWA Dagger in the Library Award, and her first two novels, RED RIBBONS and THE DOLL'S HOUSE, were published in the US. She has recently been awarded an Arts Bursary for Literature from the Arts Council of Ireland, and her latest novel, THE HIDING GAME, will be published on September 5th 2019. Louise Phillips is the crime writing mastermind behind writing.ie's Crime Scene blog.