Publishers Weekly Starred Review

After the Mysterious Bookshop’s description ‘Patricia Cornwell meets Tana French’, 2017 is starting off with a bang!! In America, Publishers Weekly, the industry’s leading news and review publication, has given RED RIBBONS a Starred Review. Only a very small percentage of books reviewed receive this accolade, awarded to books of exceptional merit!! And here is the review…..#happy #excited #jumpforjoy
"Irish author Phillips makes her U.S. debut with a masterly psychological thriller...The foibles, fears and strengths of each fully realized character all come into play and affect their judgment. In short, they are people the reader will care about." – PUBLISHERS WEEKLY STARRED REVIEW – RED RIBBONS

Edge of their Seats - Sunday Independent


Thrilled to read this review of The Game Changer in  the Sunday' Independent….“The intensely personal nature of the malice that runs through this novel will keep familiar and new introductions alike on the edge of their seat throughout, as Pearson is forced to make a deeply traumatic journey of her own to uncover the truth…” To Read Full Review Visit HERE



Flawed, Steely and Vulnerable....Sunday Business Post

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THANK YOU Sunday Business Post for picking THE GAME CHANGER in your Splendid Summer Reads....over 30 books reviewed, but very happy to see it as 1 of only 4 books marked as STAR READS......


"Phillips delivers a terrific, layered storyline and in Kate she develops a realistic, sympathetic protagonist: flawed, steely and vulnerable. The transatlantic nature of the plot elevates the novel beyond the parochial. A gripping detective thriller."

The Strand Magazine on The Doll's House!

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Terrific review of THE DOLL'S HOUSE from the STRAND MAGAZINE ....."Louise Phillips writes about contemporary middle-class Dublin in The Doll’s House. Here we encounter a detective and a criminal psychologist in the form of D.I. O’Connor and Dr. Kate Pearson, respectively. They investigate the discovery of two bodies in a Dublin canal. The investigation is interwoven with the story of Clodagh Hamilton’s traumatic childhood. It’s a fast paced novel with a steady ratcheting of suspense and an unexpected, satisfying ending..." Read full link here

Irish Country Magazine Picks THE GAME CHANGER in TOP TEN BOOKS of 2015

THANK YOU IRISH COUNTRY MAGAZINE for picking THE GAME CHANGER as one of your TOP TEN BOOKS for 2015...."Another breath-taking thriller from a great writer.."

Read Full Review HERE




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