Julie Parsons

The Therapy House, Julie Parsons

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Therapy House
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Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
ISBN: 
B0718Z8QNP
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Year of Publication: 
2017

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On Sundays peace was restored. He would lie down, dream and remember. He would enjoy. And later on the bell would ring. He would get up and walk downstairs. He would open the front door. And his life would come to an end . . . 

Garda Inspector Michael McLoughlin is trying to enjoy his retirement – doing a bit of PI work on the side, meeting up with former colleagues, fixing up a grand old house in a genteel Dublin suburb near the sea. 

The Therapy House

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Crime Fiction

On Sundays peace was restored. He would lie down, dream and remember. He would enjoy. And later on the bell would ring. He would get up and walk downstairs. He would open the front door. And his life would come to an end . . . 

Garda Inspector Michael McLoughlin is trying to enjoy his retirement – doing a bit of PI work on the side, meeting up with former colleagues, fixing up a grand old house in a genteel Dublin suburb near the sea. 

ISBN: 
B0718Z8QNP
Year of Publication: 
2017

The Hourglass

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Beyond high iron gates fastened shut with a length of chain, lies the stark, beautiful Trawbawn. Here, haunted by a dark, mysterious past and largely ignored by the villagers of nearby Skibbereen, lives the frail Lydia Beauchamp. But old Ma Beauchamp's private existence is interrupted when a stranger arrives - a young man called Adam who wanders into the vast grounds of Trawbawn and becomes one of Lydia's most welcome contacts with the outside world. When Lydia sets her new confidante a challenge, he eagerly accepts.

ISBN: 
0333906969
Publisher: 
Pan MacMillan Australia
Year of Publication: 
2006

The Guilty Heart

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Whilst Nick spent an afternoon in bed with his neighbour, his son Owen went missing and was never found. Now, ten years later, he has returned from the USA with a desire to assuage his guilt and face up to his past. Little does he realize that his investigations will unleash further violence.

ISBN: 
0333907043
Publisher: 
Pan MacMillan Australia
Year of Publication: 
2003

Eager to Please

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Explores one woman's journey into seduction and revenge as she attempts to adjust to life after spending twelve years in prison for the murder of her husband, but her determination to seek revenge on her husband's true killer could destroy everything around her.

ISBN: 
0330368818
Publisher: 
Pan MacMillan Australia
Year of Publication: 
2001

The Courtship Gift

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Crime Fiction

He had watched them both for weeks. Prosperous, self-satisfied David Neale and his wife, Anna, so sweet, so gentle. He had tracked them through the suburbs of Dublin. And thought of the times that had been and the times to come... Now David is dead and Anna is discovering that nothing about her life with him is the way it seemed. There are debts to be paid, infidelities to be faced, and she is alone, defenceless and vulnerable. Which is, after all, exactly what the man who calls himself Matthew has always wanted. He will watch and wait.

ISBN: 
0330374869
Publisher: 
Pan MacMillan Australia
Year of Publication: 
2000

The Smoking Room

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Crime Fiction

It all began one morning in the smoking room of the Department of Health and Welfare. That was where happily married Jack met the lovely Grace. At first smoking was all they had in common. But soon they were sharing a lot more. Love, as well as cigarette smoke, was in the air.But when Miriam, Jack's wife, began to suspect that his feelings had changed, everything became a lot more dangerous. Because Miriam was a woman who liked to get her own way, and this time she was playing to win.

ISBN: 
1904301460
Publisher: 
New Island Books
Year of Publication: 
2004

Julie Parsons

Author Information
Parsons, Julie

About the Author

Julie Parsons was born in New Zealand but has lived most of her adult life in Ireland. She has tried her hand at artist's model, typesetter, freelance journalist, radio and television producer - before turning to writing fiction. She lives outside Dublin, by the sea, with her family.