- Jenni Cahill

RED RIBBONS gets a 9/10 from

"The pace of the book was spot on, revealing information from the killer’s past bit by bit to keep the reader turning the pages....'"

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RED RIBBONS gets another 5 Stars

Red Ribbons gets another 5 Stars!

'I loved this book - I was utterly gripped by it. In fact I stayed up very late (much to the irritation of my partner) reading it to finish it last night. The tension slowly builds until I felt my heart was going to beat through my chest as the web starts to close in.'


Irish Mail on Sunday - Joe Duffy

'With the full release of notorious killer Malcolm Mc Arthur this week, crime is very much back in the news. It is also topping our bestseller list with a new psychological thriller by short story writer Louise Phillips. RED RIBBONS (Hachette) has been getting rave reviews, especially for the insight it offers into the emotions of a mother who has lost a child.'


Arena Arts Programme - RTE Radio 1

'A cracker of a novel - highly recommended - a phenomenal debut.' -Arlene Hunt 

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Irish Examiner

'Dark and spooky, but believable.' - Sue Leonard - Irish Examiner


A voracious reader, Louise kept diaries in her teens, and  wrote essays and short stories in her twenties.