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Psychological thrillers depend on perfect pacing and carefully built suspense to work, and this novel has both.

Val Collins

Val Collins is the author of the bestselling Aoife Walsh Thriller series – GIRL TARGETED, ONLY LIES REMAIN, THE SILENT SPEAK, WHERE LOYALTIES LIE and DYING TO TELL. All five books are standalone thrillers and can be read in any order. They feature heroine Aoife Walsh, a part-time journalist with a complex personal life who balances the everyday responsibilities of motherhood and making a living with the relentless pursuit of justice. The entire series is set in Ireland where Val has lived all her life.

About Dying To Tell

Part-time journalist Aoife Walsh is about to tie the knot with her long-term boyfriend, Detective Conor Moloney. However, after barely surviving the trauma of her first marriage, and still having to deal with her challenging ex-husband, Aoife is less than excited about the prospect of organising a wedding.

About Where Loyalties Lie

When Oran falls to his death from the Cliffs of Moher, his friends believe it was an accident. One witness is convinced it was murder. The police accept the account of Oran’s friends, but the witness will not be silenced.

About The Silent Speak

Aoife’s career as a freelance journalist is temporarily on hold. Then comes the horrific news that an entire family has been slaughtered in their own home. Aoife is shocked to discover two of the victims were members of her book club. Even more disturbing is the revelation that the police believe it was a  murder-suicide.

About Only Lies Remain

Everyone thought Danny Walsh deserted his family when his sons were young. But when Danny’s body turns up fifteen years later and his wife, Maura, is implicated in his murder, accusations and old rumours surface.

About Girl Targeted

Aoife is a contented newlywed, temping while she awaits the birth of her first child. When her agency asks her to fill in on a temp position, Aoife witnesses a horrific tragedy at the office—one that will change the course of her life forever.