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The Lake



So much more than an Irish family saga, or a murder mystery, THE LAKE tells the story of Peggy Casey, young proprietress of The Angler's Rest Bar in a small Irish village in the 1970s, and what happens when handsome Detective Sergeant Frank Ryan is sent from Dublin to investigate a possible crime. Buy Book Here    Buy E-Book Here

The village just expected an All-Ireland final weekend.

Peggy just expected another weekend slaving in her family's bar.

But then nobody expected what was in the lake...

 About the Author

The Lake is Irish playwright and novelist Sheena Lambert's second novel. Born in Dublin of Galwegian parents, Sheena worked as an engineer before embarking on her writing career, and has many articles published by the Irish Times and Irish Independent newspapers.

Her play FOCUS was premiered in Dublin's Trinity Players' Theatre in 2015.

The Lake, a finalist in the Dundee International Writing Prize 2014, was first published in the UK by HarperCollins.

'A heart-rending portrait of a lost community...a gripping murder mystery' - THE SUNDAY TIMES

'THE LAKE is beautifully written and offers a fascinating insight into a little-known part of Irish history. Full of suspense, atmosphere and memorable characters.' – HAZEL GAYNOR, NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR

'Heart-breaking...haunting...altogether a great read' - BOOKTRUST UK

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