Book Review: The Nothing Man by Catherine Ryan Howard

“I was the girl who survived the Nothing Man. Now I am the woman who is going to catch him…”

Originally published in 2020, The Nothing Man by Catherine Ryan Howard sees Eve Black publish her new true-crime memoir about her obsessive search for the man who killed her family nearly two decades ago. Everybody is reading it, including supermarket security guard Jim Doyle. With each turn of the page, his rage grows. Because Jim was – is – the Nothing Man.

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Book Review: 56 Days by Catherine Ryan Howard

“No one even knew they were together. Now one of them is dead.”

Set to be published on 19th August, 56 Days by Catherine Ryan Howard follows Ciara and Oliver who meet in a supermarket queue in Dublin and start dating the same week COVID-19 reaches Irish shores. When lockdown threatens to keep them apart, Oliver suggests they move in together. Ciara sees a unique opportunity for a relationship to flourish without the scrutiny of family and friends. Oliver sees a chance to hide who – and what – he really is. 56 days later, detectives arrive at Oliver’s apartment to discover a decomposing body inside. Can they determine what really happened, or has lockdown created an opportunity for someone to commit the perfect crime?

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