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In the Woods

by Tana French

When he was twelve years old, Adam Ryan went playing in the woods with his two best friends. He never saw them again. Their bodies were never found, and Adam himself was discovered with his back pressed against an oak tree and his shoes filled with blood. He had no memory of what had happened. Twenty years on, Rob Ryan – the child who came back – is a detective in the Dublin police force. He’s changed his name.

No one knows about his past. Then a little girl’s body is found at the site of the old tragedy and Rob is drawn back into the mystery. Knowing that he would be thrown off the case if his past were revealed, Rob takes a fateful decision to keep quiet but hope that he might also solve the twenty-year-old mystery of the woods.

About the Author

Tana French grew up in Ireland, Italy, the United States and Malawi. She is the author of In the Woods (winner of the Edgar, Anthony, Macavity and Barry awards for Best First Novel), The Likeness, Faithful Place and Broken Harbour (winner of the LA Times prize for Best Mystery/Thriller). She lives in Dublin with her husband and two children.


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28 March, 2012

About Tana French

Tana French grew up in Ireland, Italy, the United States and Malawi. Her first novel, In The Woods, was published in 2007: it won the Edgar, Anthony, Macavity and Barry awards for Best First Novel and the IVCA Clarion Award for Best Fiction. IN THE WOODS and her other two novels, The Likeness And Faithful Place, were all New York Times bestsellers. She lives in Dublin with her husband and daughter.



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