Internationally bestselling crime writer Dervla McTiernan discusses her compulsive new crime thriller, The Scholar, the second instalment in the Cormac Reilly series. Detective Reilly is forced to question himself and his beliefs when assigned to a murder case that should never have been his. Set in the halls of academia where the brightest minds will stop at nothing to succeed, The Scholar is a gripping and atmospheric follow-up to The Ruin.

Dervla McTiernan (Australian)

Dervla McTiernan

Dervla McTiernan is an internationally bestselling and critically acclaimed writer. Dervla is the author of The Ruin and The Scholar, both set in Ireland. The Ruin is the first in the detective Cormac Reilly series and was named one of Lit Hub’s Most Anticipated Crime Mystery and Thrillers of 2018 and an Amazon.com Best Book of 2018 and has been optioned for TV by Hopscotch. Dervla is Irish and lives in Perth, Australia.