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Dervla McTiernan is the internationally bestselling, critically acclaimed author of four novels, including The Murder Rule (4 weeks Nielsen No. 1 Fiction, Australia and a NYT Thriller of the Year), as well as her audio novellas, including The Sisters (4 weeks No 1 Audible USA) and The Fireground (No. 1 Audible Fiction Australia).

Dervla has won multiple prizes, including a Ned Kelly Award, Davit Awards, a Barry Award, and an International Thriller Writers Award, and has been shortlisted for numerous others. The Daily Mail referred to her writing as ‘glorious storytelling to rival John Grisham.’ Dervla lives in Western Australia with her family.

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