Himself (Paperback) Short-listed for Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards - Sunday Independent Newcomer of the Year 2016 (Ireland) and Authors' Club Best First Novel Award 2017 (UK). Long-listed for CWA John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger 2017 (UK).
A BBC Radio 2 Book Club Choice Shortlisted for the Irish Book Awards 2016 Shortlisted for the Authors' Club Best First Novel Award 2017 Longlisted for the John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger 2017 1950. A teenage girl is brutally murdered in a forest. But, somehow, her baby survives. 1976. A mysterious and charming young man returns to the remote coastal village of Mulderrig, seeking answers about the mother who, it was said, had abandoned him on the steps of a Dublin orphanage. With the help of its oldest and most eccentric inhabitant, he will force the village to give up its ghosts. Nothing, not even the dead, can stay buried forever.