isbn 9781905512713 Five Leaves, 2009
Tony Barber finds the body of his best friend, Jimmy, in a river. At the funeral Tony meets Cora, who helps him follow clues, which indicate that Jimmy’s death was no accident.
A moving story of love and loss set in rural Ireland in the 1970s by a young writer unafraid to take up difficult issues in this, her first novel aimed at young adult readers.
Claire Tulloch is a graduate from the MA in Creative Writing at Nottingham Trent University. She now works in the NHS. This is her first novel, which draws on her Irish background.