Hiding in Plain Sight
A vicious serial killer roams the Irish Midlands
About The Novel
A vicious serial killer roams the Irish Midlands… with his sights set on the next victim.
A successful businessman has found the perfect recipe for getting away with murder. No bodies, no evidence.No evidence, no suspect.
High art and low morals collide when graduate Sharona Waters discovers a multi-million euro art scam in play. She delves in, unwittingly putting herself on a direct trajectory with danger as the killer accelerates his murder spree.
When Sharona gets drawn into the killer’s orbit, she peels away his public persona and exposes the psychopath underneath. Suddenly, the small town has no hiding place…
About Eoghan Egan
A native of Co. Roscommon, Eoghan wrote his first story aged nine.
At college, he studied Computer Programming, works in Sales Management & Marketing, but his passion for reading and writing remains.
Eoghan’s work got shortlisted for the 2018 Bridport Short Story Prize, and Listowel’s 2019 Bryan McMahon Short Story Award Competition. His novel was a contender in literary agent David Headley’s opening chapter Pitch Competition, and during March 2019, Eoghan’s entry won Litopia’s prestigious Pop-Up Submission.
A graduate of Maynooth University’s Creative Writing Curriculum, and Curtis Brown’s Edit & Pitch Your Novel Course, Eoghan divides his time between Roscommon, Dublin and Southern Italy.
The first in his trilogy of crime fiction novels is due for release in January 2020.
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