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Dervla McTiernan: The Murder Rule

Internationally bestselling and critically acclaimed author Dervla McTiernan chats about her latest book The Murder Rule, PLUS the pressure that comes with a seven figure contract and how to make sure once you're published - you stay published!

Dervla McTiernan is the internationally bestselling and critically acclaimed author of The Ruin, The Scholar and The Good Turn.

Dervla's latest novel is The Murder Rule, the story of law student Hannah Rokeby who joins the Innocence Project on the eve of their biggest case. The team is trying to prove the innocence of a man on death row. On the surface, Hannah appears to be an ambitious and bright law student, but as always, things aren't always as they seem. Hannah has a very big secret.

The Murder Rule is a standalone novel, the first in a three book, seven-figure deal that Dervla signed with Harper Collins. WOW! In our chat, Dervla discusses her success, how it unexpectedly came to be, and of course, the pressure that comes with a contract of that value.


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